The Beauty Tribal Mark Showcases Before It Bids Us Farewell

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Every ethnic groups have their means of identification attached to something. Tribal mark is an age long tradition that is fast eroding and considered as abomination in this present world.

Hausa and Yoruba are the two major ethnic groups that places more emphasis on it before modernisation came onboard.


Apart from the identification purpose it served during the era of slave trade among Yorubas in the South, it was also inscribed on people to add to their beauty in those days.


Yoruba also have the believe that it's a way of punishing mischievous child that always die immediately after her mother gave birth to him or her.

Among notable Nigerians with tribal mark were late Deputy Premier of Western Region, Chief Ladoke Akintola, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Justice Isa Ayo Salami and late Justice Salihu Modibbo Alfa Belgore

The Kanuri people of Borno state were also among state in the north where they embraced tribal mark as way of adding to the beauty of children in the past years.

The good people of Kano and Sokoto were not left alone in using tribal mark for beautiful in the past years.

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