"Chief-priest" is a leadership title associated with the traditional religion which; connotes a spiritual leader. This is an institution in Igboland that is typically reserved only for the male members of a priestly family. In uncommon cases where female divinities are women, the Eze Nwanyi (the Queen of Women, the High Priestess) who represents the respective goddess of a particular people, oversees the affairs of women in the town.