2024 Ojude Oba: Drama As Nigerians Turn Viral Photos From Festival to Hilarious Memes

2024 Ojude Oba: Drama As Nigerians Turn Viral Photos From Festival to Hilarious Memes

  • 2024 Ijebu's festival Ojude Oba has continued to gain attention on social media as colourful pictures and videos from the event emerged online
  • Nigerians are already using some of the viral pictures from the 2024 Ojude Oba festival as memes on social media
  • One of the viral pictures was of a woman who some netizens claimed would be the type of mother to say no to a low-key wedding
  • In a chat with Legit.ng, MC Ejire, an Ijebu indigene shared more details about Ojude Oba festival

One of Nigeria's famous festivals in the South Western part of the country, the Ojude Oba celebration, has continued to receive applause from Nigerians and non-Nigerians.

This year's festival, on Tuesday, June 18, saw Ijebu indigenes and popular families from the town display in grand style before the Awujale.

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More pictures from Ojude Oba festival.
Nigerians create memes from Ojude Oba festival. Credit: X/poojamedia
Source: Twitter

Clips from the 2024 Ojude Oba Day portrayed the Yoruba culture, fashion, and Owanbe vibes in a manner that has left people gushing on social media.

However, some of the pictures from the event have gone viral with some netizens already using them as memes on X, formerly Twitter.

Legit.ng captured some of the viral memes; see them below:

Sharing a picture of a woman adorned in expensive wares, a netizen said:


"How you wan take tell this kain mother in-law say nah low-key wedding you wan do?"

Sharing another viral picture from Ojude Oba, a lady identified as Winnifunds wrote:

"There is a way an elderly man will pose, you will just know his children and grand children are doing well in the United States."

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Reacting to the viral pictures of the man who had the loudest steeze at the Ojude Oba festival, TomiwaTegbe wrote:

"Looks like a very ruthless movie villain, the type that baths in a steamy kingsize bathtub with 62 baddies and has a yakuza sword he keeps behind that expensive painting on his office wall that he uses to slice the left ear and index fingers of his traitors."

See other comments below:


"Pride go wan finish Ijebu people their people come correct."


"Ijebu and steeze 5&6 na we dey run am."


"And their glasses ate as well."

People were intentional about their preparation - MC Ejire

MC Ejire explained that Ojude Oba is a display of affluence among Ijebus which started with the Kuku dynasty.

He pointed out that people were more prepared for the festival that they have always been in the past.

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"So this year, the Ojude Oba took another turn with increase in the Regberegbe and registration of new ones .

It witness more crowd consisting of both Ijebu indigenes and tourist."

Prices of glasses at Ojude Oba emerges

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Nigerians could not help but be smitten by the sunglasses rocked by some attendees.

An X user, Akin Olaoye @akintollgate, made a thread about the prices of sun shades worn at the event, and they were not cheap at all.

Prices ranged from as low as $350 to as high as $2,300.

Proofreading by Nkem Ikeke, journalist and copy editor at Legit.ng.

Source: Legit.ng

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