ojude-oba-9The 2016 edition of the Ojude Oba festival sponsored by Telecoms Giant Globacom was celebrated Wednesday  in Ijebu-ode, South West Nigeria by the culture driven people of Ijebu land at home and the diaspora. The event always celebrated on the third day of Eid-el-Kabir saw elegantly dressed sons and daughters Ijebu land called “Regbe-regbe” in local parlance pay homage to the Awujale of Ijebu land in a remarkable parade of horse riders (representing the families of warriors), fashion, poise and pageantry.

This year festival with the theme “Ojude oba, our culture our pride had Governor Seriake Dickson of of Bayelsa as the Special guest of honour, Mr Ibikunle Amosun the host Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Honourable Douye Diri, King  Alfred Diete-Spiff of Bayelsa State, FCMB Chairman Otunba Subomi Balongun, other dignitaries and so many people from all walks of life who came to identify with and added glamour to the festival.

The festival is an amazing blend of culture and fashion with the capacity to become an international cultural festival that would project Ijebu land into a  tourism destination.

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