Chinwe Igwe, a member of the family that hosted me in Nigeria, outside her sister’s wedding.
She is the oldest daughter, or as they say, the senior daughter.
Every part of the cow (and other animals such as sheep) is used in preparing food.
In Ghana, intestines and other innards are more expensive than the meat itself,
because it is more preferred.
The sister in the hat is Adaora. That’s me in the headtie.
I’m wearing it in a typical Yoruba style with aso oke headtie and wrapper draped over my shoulder.
Adaora helped me pick out the aso oke to match my lace boonba, or traditional clothes.
Two extraordinarily beautiful women in northern Ghana.