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Akpotree - Superstitious beliefs if Peki

The ancestors of Peki held many superstitious beliefs. For the general well been of all , they deviced various mechanisms. Delving deep into the spiritual realm they introduced *akpotree dede* The strong belief was that after the death of a husband it was only a year after that the bond between them will slacken. Even then , however the belief that the death husband is still jealous even in death was not overlooked. This belief compels a widow to visit another town and secretly sleeps with a total stranger. The stranger then become the object of the dead man's anger. The woman is now free from spiritual bondage of the dead husband and could remarry without fearing to incur the wrath of the deceased husband. *Togbe Appiah Kwadzo VI*

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