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Nigeria. Enugu State. Ukana. Saint Joseph's Catholic Parish. Igbo funeral of Dr William Ikechukwu who passed away at the age of 68 years old. The family of the deceased man is sitting on the first row and is dressed in white clothes. The wife is crying and her older son is holding her hands. All women wear a head tie which is a women's cloth head scarf. The head tie is used as an ornamental head covering or fashion accessory, or for functionality in different settings. Its use or meaning can vary depending on the country and/or religion of those who wear it. The head tie is called gele in Nigeria. 5.07.19 © 2019 Didier Ruef