Asayoruba Africa Cultural Center
   Asayoruba Africa Cultural Center

Funerals (Ìnsìkú)

The biggest life event in Nigeria is a funeral. Funerals come with either celebration or mourning. If all burial customs aren’t followed, family members fear that their loved one won’t be an ancestor and they will haunt the living instead. 
 
Funerals are the focal point for family members to gather. They strengthen the community in remembrance of loved ones. Immediate and extended family and the community are expected to pay these high costs. Many families choose to take out a loan. In small villages, funeral costs can lead families further into poverty. 

 

Where to Find Us:

Asayoruba Africa Cultural Center
3020 Padago Ct

Fort Wayne, IN 46815


Phone: (260)312-2089

What's New

Extended business hours

To accomodate our customers' busy schedules, we have extended our hours and are now open later.

 



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