The End of Sacred Authority and the Genesis of Amorality and Disorder in Igbo Mini States
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This study examines the politico-religious structure of Igbo mini states and the diverse factors that led to the end of sacred authority and the moral codes of governance in the mini states since the pre-colonial period. The study provides some insights into the consequences of the desacralization of authority, and offers some suggestions that may be helpful in the preservation of ancient Igbo political institutions and the moral values associated with them.
KeywordsIgbo Amala Okpara Ezeala Okonko Ozo Sacred authority
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