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AHA-NJOKU

African Agriculture Goddess

Also known as AHO-NJOKU

Goddess of Yams

She’s very sweet. As in sweet potato.

The staple diet of many peoples, yams are nutritious and delicious — and also a very interesting shape. Who can’t resist a yam?

As Goddess of such an important food, AHA-NJOKU offers the complete yam service: yam growth, yam harvesting, insurance for yam farmers, yam jam, wham-a-yam, yummy yams...

Ahem. Sorry. Yams seem to have a strange mythological significance in African mythology. See NYANKOPON and RUWA.

Why not start your own plantation? You are never alone with a yam.

AHA-NJOKU FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : AHA-NJOKU
Area or people : Ibo people of Nigeria
Location : Africa
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Agriculture and Farming
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : AHO-NJOKU
Popularity index : 7663

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Article last updated on 18 October 2013 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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