Upswing beats for Ojude Oba Festival
The grand finale of this year’s edition of Ojude Oba festival holds on Tuesday, August 13, that is, two days after the Eid-el Kabir celebrations.
The theme for this edition, arrived at after a robust discussion, is “Ojude Oba: The Uniqueness of The Ijebu Nation.”
Ojude Oba festival in Ijebu cultural heritage that has earned us uniqueness in the country and, indeed, the world. This year, 50 male and female age-grades would be on parade.
The first in each category is awarded a gold-plated cup and cash prize, while the first and second runners-up would also be rewarded with cash prizes, courtesy of the main sponsor, Globacom.
The Special Guest of Honour for this year is Sir Kessington Adebukunola Adebutu, consummate business magnate, foremost industrialist and philanthropist.
The festival has been embraced not only by the Ijebu at home and in the Diaspora, but also by millions of people within and outside Nigeria.