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Ojude Oba If you missed the glamorous festival, here are 15 photos for you

It involves the parade of age grades in Ijebuland and some horse riding before the Awujale of Ijebu kingdom Oba Sikiru Adetona.

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137 Nigerian tribes and where you can find them

(Instagram/Oguntade Lola)

Many illustrious Ijebu sons and daughters converged at Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State over the weekend to grace this year’s  edition of the annual Ojude Oba festival.

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.

play Photos from the just concluded Ojude Oba (Instagram/Goldmyne)

Below are more photos from the superb event:

play A cross section of women in their colourful attires at the just concluded Ojude Oba festival (Instagram/Oguntade Lola)

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.

137 Nigerian tribes and where you can find them play

137 Nigerian tribes and where you can find them

(Instagram/Oguntade Lola)

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.

play Men doing a dance jig at the just concluded Ojude Oba festival (Instagram/Ademola)

play A cross section of women in their colourful attires at the just concluded Ojude Oba festival (Instagram)

play A cross section of women in their colourful attires at the just concluded Ojude Oba festival (Instagram/Demola Adetona)

5 stereotypes all Nigerians hate play The original Yoruba demons at theOjude Oba festival (Instagram/Demola Adetona)

play Photos from the Ojude Oba festival (Instagram/Demola Adetona)

play Photos from the Ojude Oba festival (Instagram/Demola Adetona)

play Photos from the Ojude Oba festival (Instagram/Demola Adetona)

play Photos from the Ojude Oba festival 2017 (Instagram/Demola Adetona)

play Photos from the Ojude Oba festival 2017 (Instagram/Demola Adetona)

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