Ikemefuna Orji died before he had married or had a child and his mother, Felicia Orji, was determined to find a wife for her late son so the family lineage could continue
A lady, Chinyere, agreed to be late Ikemefuna's wife and his family performed all the marriage rites and she joined the Orji family in 2007.
Twelve years later, Chinyere now has three children, whose father is an agreed member of Ikemefuna’s extended family.
Mrs Felicia Orji address Chinyere as her wife..
Watch the mini documentary by BBC Africa below.
When Felicia Orji's son died, she was determined to find a wife for him so that the family lineage could continue. Chinyere Ikemefuna Orji joined her husband Ikemefuna's family after his death, as part of an Igbo custom in south-eastern Nigeria. Video producers: Jessica Nwankwo and Chiemela Peter for @bbcnewsigbo.
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