The Efik are a tribe mainly found in calabar town located at the capital of Cross River State. They are also found in small villages called Creek Town also around the Calabar. The efiks main occupation is traditional subsistence farming and fishing. In the past, they used items such as raffia, calabash and bamboo in the designing of their art and craft. Their religion includes ancestral worship and river deities (Inyang, 2000).
The fattening room also known as Nkuho is an Effik tradition that involves special training accorded to young women in special seclusion in order to prepare them for ...