African Mythology

ABASSI

Efik Creator God

Nigerian Creator God and Lord of the Sky

On the suggestion of his wife ATAI, ABASSI invented the first humans and somewhat nervously introduced them into the wild.

As he feared, the first couple quickly discovered sex, and pretty soon were doing their own creating. This created a terrible over-population problem, and made ABASSI feel rather insecure. So ATAI gave humanity two gifts, Argument and Death, to keep the numbers under control.

Abassi Facts and Figures

Name: Abassi
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Area or people: Efik people of Nigeria
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Creating
Area of expertise: Creation

Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable

Article last updated on 01 November 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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