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Yibor Setsoafia aka “Oluwa” (Old One). He is the Adzogbo master and bokor (priest who knows the ways of divination) of Aflao. You could feel his power when he looked at you. He was actually one of the first people to bring that dance to this part of Ghana from Togo decades ago. A master drummer, he has taught his sons and grand-sons to carry on the tradition and he would keep watch over me as I was learning as well. After lessons, we would engage in a game of ludu but I never got a chance to beat him. Next time perhaps.

Not sure of his age, in his 80’s and hunched over when he walks. But he can still ride a motorcycle!!!

Aflao, 2007

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