It involves the parade of age grades in Ijebuland and some horse riding before the Awujale of Ijebu kingdom Oba Sikiru Adetona.
The Ojude Oba celebration in Ijebuland is an annual event when indigenes of different age groups, their friends and associates from both far and near throng the palace of the Awujale, for the carnival-like celebration.
Some of the dignitaries in attendance at the fiesta included the governor of the state, Senator Ibikunle Amosun and his state executive cabinet, a former governor of the state, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, Otunba Olasubomi Balogun, the proprietor of First City Monument Bank, Chief Kola Banjo and many others.
Below are more photos from the superb event:
The Ojude Oba is a Yoruba festival held in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State. The festival started over 100 years ago and is held annually on the third day after the Eid el-Kabir.
Yesterday, as reported by Vanguard, the festival was attended by over 250, 000 people. It involves the parade of age grades in Ijebuland and some horse riding before the Awujale of Ijebu-Ode, Oba Sikiru Adetona.