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In the Pre-colonial Igbo society,the maintenance of peace and order was,the function of the

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A) assembly of ezes

B) clan elders

C) age-grades

D) assembly of title holders


The correct answer is C.

Explanation:

In the Pre-colonial Igbo society,the maintenance of peace and order was,the function of the age-grades. Their duties were as follows:

1. Defence of their communities against external aggression.

2. They performed police duties in maintaining and enforcing law and order.

3. They checked wrong use of powers by paramount chiefs and council of elders.

4. They helped in the execution of policies and decisions made in the community.


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  • In the Pre-colonial Igbo society,the maintenance of peace and order was,the function of the age-grades. Their duties were as follows:

    1. Defence of their communities against external aggression.

    2. They performed police duties in maintaining and enforcing law and order.

    3. They checked wrong use of powers by paramount chiefs and council of elders.

    4. They helped in the execution of policies and decisions made in the community.

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