The Ime Obi (Palace of the Obi of Onitsha)

Ime Obi

Ime Obi (Palace) with the Palace Grounds, called ilo-eze (Public Grounds of the King), and the public entry into these sacred grounds known as the onu-ilo-eze, the Mouth of the place, is the epicenter of the domain of the Obi of Onitsha. It is the venue of most major activities involving not only the monarch, but also the totality of ndi Onicha (Onitsha people).