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Fon Of Banso


Seat of the supreme head of the Nso people, it is the heart of the social and cultural life of Kumbo. The palace consists of various traditional buildings decorated with wood carvings, surrounding two courtyards where the Fon is customary to sit to receive his people or his advisers. The center of the first courses Ngonso the statue of the first queen of Nso people according to legend. Around the palace itself, stand other traditional buildings, also decorated with wood carvings. It is the headquarters of sacred societies responsible for assisting the Fon in his work: the company and the company Ngwerong Ngirri. A mosque was also built next to them, although most of the Nso are Christians.

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