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Worship and cultural ceremonies of 9 days in the Commune of Abomey: Mayor Bada and his staff support the king of Houeto

Worship and cultural ceremonies of 9 days in the Commune of Abomey: Mayor Bada and his staff support the king of Houeto

Worship and cultural ceremonies of 9 days in the Commune of Abomey: Mayor Bada and his staff support the king of Houeto
weaving the new string to the old. His Majesty Tognon Tosso Atchedji, 10th King of Houeto is in the dynamic of perpetuation and the enhancement of cultural heritage bequeathed to him.

For this reason, surrounded by other guardians of temples and worshipers of divinities Dè of community Aizo, Toffin, caming from Hêvié, Akassato, Zinvié (Yêvié), Glo-Djigbé, Ouidah and Porto-Novo, the king Houeto launched since Friday, August 19, 2016, a series of events supported by the first authority of Abomey, the Mayor Georges Bada and his politico-administrative staff. These events that last nine days end Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016.

But they had their climax this Friday, August 26th, 2016 across several strong acts. Already in the morning, a delegation of the Mayor led by its head of mission Officer for Political Affairs, cultural and religious, Lantonkpodé Daniel was at the Royal Palace to present to his Majesty, the civilities of the municipal authority and transmit at the same time to him, a bag of rice, 3 bottles of whiskey and a budget of 170,000 CFA francs as support from the Mayor and his staff for the said events.
On the occasion, the Head of the delegation told the King that the Mayor encourages all initiatives that contribute to the harmony and development of the municipality which he is responsible. His Majesty took the opportunity to raise a corner of the veil on the impact of these ceremonies on Benin, the Head of State, Patrice Talon, government authorities, political and administratives, including Mayor Bada and his collaborators.

Marcellin Dèclounon, worthy son of Houeto, recalls that the continuation of history and tradition remains an imperative which must refer anyone who thirsts for the development of his community. It is rightly so that he swore allegiance to the King, to the municipal delegation and to all the forces of the municipality of Abomey-Calavi that are within the dynamic of perpetuation of ancestral values.


The other step that marked this Friday is the libations and other ritual ceremonies officiated by the King of Houeto successively at Tolègba of Abomey-Calavi based in Agori then the decisive step at Adjakè located around Bidossessi intersection, this, after a long caravan of gods, their worshipers and admirers. In this last step of the ritual ceremony, an ox was sacrificed to Adjakè fetish to implore the blessing and graces of the gods on Benin in general and on the Municipality of Abomey-Calavy in particular.

Source/Author : Mayor of Abomey Calavi
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