The four market days which make up the native week in Igboland namely- EKE, ORIE, AFO, NKWO; are attributable to the four chief messengers or Arch-Angels of God guiding the four corners of the earth and heaven.

EKE – Michael (East)
ORIE – Reuel (West)
AFO – Raphael (North)
NKWO – Gabriel (South)

Filed under: Igbo Calendar

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