Ojude-Oba 2019: Colorful photos from popular Yoruba festival

Ojude-Oba 2019: Colorful photos from popular Yoruba festival

Like previous editions that have held in the past, the 2019 celebration of the Ojude-Oba festival was filled with a lot of color, vigor and a robust display of the rich cultural heritage abound in Nigeria.

The popular Yoruba festival which takes place in Ijebu-Ode, a town in Ogun state, witnessed several dignitaries from different parts of the country, that all came together to celebrate African culture.

Ojude-Oba is held yearly two days after the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations, as an age-old tradition of Ijebu indigenes in honour of the town’s monarch.

Different age-grade groups, known as the “Regberegbe”, attend in different colourful outfits, bearing gifts for the Awujale, who is often times the head sponsor of the festival, along with indigenes, individuals and some corporate organizations.

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As expected, many who were present at the festival flooded their social media pages with beautiful and alluring pictures from the event.

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Popular Waka musician Queen Salawa Abeni, the Alaafin of Oyo and the governor of Ogun state, Dapo Abiodun, were all in attendance.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously gathered that the 2018 edition of the traditional festival was attended by notable dignitaries such as Bukola Saraki, Dino Melaye, Ben Murray-Bruce among other popular personalities in the country.

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