History of The Obi of Onitsha Palace The Obi of Onitsha Palace. This is the residence of the traditional ruler and head of the Onitsha Kingdom. Also called 'Ime Obi', it is the site for a lot of festivals and events and a major tourist attraction of the state. Security/Safety of The Obi of Onitsha Palace This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to The Obi of Onitsha Palace, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Camera to capture the sights and take selfies with A local guide to help you navigate the Do's and Don't's Things to do while at The Obi of Onitsha Palace Before heading to The Obi of Onitsha Palace, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Pay homage to the Obi Walk around the palace and view its arts and beauty Celebrate festivals Best Features Located on a large expanse of land easily accessible, its architectural beauty is still a pride of the Kingdom. There is a large outdoor space where people gather during festivals to celebrate with the Obi. A lover of art, the Obi has spared no expense in making the palace an interesting gallery of sorts with statures of past Obis dotting the palace, artworks of cultural importance displayed about, and the palace staff easily recognizable with their garb.