Traditional Displays As Lagos Ancestral Town, Agege, Commences 7-Day Celebration, To Raise N500m

Traditional Displays As Lagos Ancestral Town, Agege, Commences 7-Day Celebration, To Raise N500m

  • The 2022 yuletide season will be full of fun for residents of Agege local government and it environs at large
  • According to the organisers of the event, the7-day celebration will kick off on December 16 with Jumat Special prayers
  • Some of the activities lined up for the event include cultural and traditional display, beauty pageant tagged Miss Agege among others

Residents of Agege local government and it environs at large are set to witness memorable events during this yuletide season.

This was disclosed by Afolabi Ayantayo, special adviser, parastatal and monitoring to the Lagos state state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in a press briefing held on Tuesday, December 6.

Agege commences 7-day celeberation
Agege residents to have fun filled yuletide. Photo credit: Aanu Adegun
Source: UGC

According to Ayantayo, the Agege Day Celebration was created to illuminate, entertain, inform and educate people of ancestral town. He added that the celebration will also help in sustaining the cohesion among the people of Agege by bringing people who have lived in the town far and wide together.

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He said the 7-day celebration will begin with Jumat Special prayers at the Marca Mosque on December, 16. On day-two of the program, a beauty pageant tagged Miss Agege will be held at the WAB Multipurpose Event Center at Capitol Road on Saturday, December 17.

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On Sunday, a special church service will be conducted at the Saint Saviours African Church Agege.

Secondary school students will be getting all the attention on Monday 19 as a debate competition will be held at Government College Ipaja Road. Also, cultural and traditional display will follow suit at the NYSC Camp, Ipaja on December 20.

Team Agege and Team Orile-Agege will slug it out on the football pitch on Wednesday 21st at the Alwarun Islam Model College.

The grand finale will be the N500m fund raising for Agege Education Development and performing live at the occasion will be King Wasiu Ayinde Kwam 1 who will close the celebrations on the 22nd December, 2022 at the Agege stadium.

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Meanwhile, Ademola Onitiju, a tenant who sued his landlady for refusing to sell her house to him, has received a verdict from a high court in Lagos.

The high court, in its ruling, dismissed the suit filed by the 59-year-old Mr Onitiju in purchasing the four-bedroom duplex at Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi-Lagos.

The landlady, Theodosia Ogunnaike, was said to have had an initial agreement with Mr Onituju, who is a retired military personnel and a legal practitioner. However, it was gathered that the landlady sold out the house to another buyer, thereby breaching the initial agreement she had with Mr Onitiju.


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