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Palace cancels 2021 Ojude Oba festival over Covid

Palace cancels 2021 Ojude Oba festival over Covid
The Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba (Dr.) Sikiru Kayode Adetona, has approved the cancellation of the 2021 edition

The Ojude Oba festival is normally held two days after the Eid-el Kabir (Ileya).In his message to the Ijebu nation on the occasion of the 2021 Eid-el Kabir (10th of Dhul-Hijja 1442 AH), the monarch thanked his subjects for the peace, progress, and tranquillity pervading Ijebuland.Rather than expose people, who will converge on Ijebu-Ode from all over the world to participate in the ancient and unique socio-cultural and religious festival of the Ijebu nation, the monarch directed that the 2021 edition be cancelled.) Sikiru Kayode Adetona, has approved the cancellation of the 2021 edition of the annual Ojude Oba festival of Ijebu-Ode.

He further thanked his subjects for their unflinching love, affection, loyalty, and solidarity in his 61years on the throne as the Awujale and paramount ruler of Ijebuland.Related Abia, group, banker differ on N22 billion Paris Club largesse Igbo lawyers fault Kanu’s detention, vow to ensure justice Group seeks election in Lagos constitutionally recognised 20 councils The Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba (Dr.

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