“That is fallacious” – Combined reactions as Pete Edochie shakes palms with Ooni of Ife as an alternative of bowing down at an occasion (video)

Pete Edochie shakes

Veteran Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie has set tongues wagging on the web over the way in which he greeted the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, at a current occasion.

The incident befell on the birthday celebration of Nigerian philanthropist and spouse of Nigerian oil mogul, Tein Jack-rich, Elizabeth Jack-rich.

 Pete Edochie shakes

A video making rounds online exhibits Pete Edochie shaking the revered Osun monarch as an alternative of prostrating or bowing all the way down to him, as Yoruba customized dictates.

The 76-year-old actor attended the high-class celebration together with his colleague, Kanayo O. Kanayo, and was taken to the place the Ooni of Ife sat together with his spouse and different dignitaries upon his arrival.

 Pete Edochie shakes

As a substitute of bowing to the king in honor of his kingly standing, Pete Edochie gave him three again handshakes and a agency one. Kanayo O. Kanayo additionally shook palms with the king earlier than they have been led to their seats.

The video has sparked a barrage of reactions on social media, with many claiming that Pete Edochie’s motion was disrespectful to the king, whereas others defended him, stating that the septuagenarian can also be a chieftain in his neighborhood.

@beninghone wrote, “That is fallacious however I gained’t stress it…. I let it slide!”

@ceruobodo wrote, “Do this with Alaafin of Oyo and get fucked.
Who the hell are you?
Bow in your fucking knees.”

@rashid_bwhizzy wrote, “Ooni ought to have declined sha… if it’s your tradition to not prostrate or bow to the king. It’s ours. Trade pleasantries however no shake or something.”

@popmerchant wrote, “Going to occasions everytime like this attracts disrespect to his throne. As a substitute of him to ship a consultant together with his Workers of workplace, which represents him in particular person. That’s one factor I like concerning the late Alaafin. That’s why even Kanayo dey comply with you shake palms. Gen Z Oba”

@Kylareetarh wrote, “Lol individuals saying why didn’t Pete bow to Ooni
That 3 handshake is what Titled males give
He wouldn’t have bowed. An Igbo Titled chief wouldn’t!!”

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