THE telecommunication giant, Globacom, has congratulated the Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, Oba (Dr) Sikiru Kayode Adetona and all the good people of Ijebu Ode for witnessing another Ojude Oba festival, which holds today.
A statement from the company disclosed that arrangements had been concluded to make this year’s festival memorable and more colourful, adding that artistes, including Burna Boy, Wande Coal, Gbenga Adeyinka and others would thrill indigenes at the musical fiesta.
The organisers of the festival urged all guests to be seated by 8.30am at the Oba Sikiru Adetona Pavilion, Ijebu Ode, for the homage to the monarch and the inter group Regberegbe and Balogun competitions.
Globacom stated that this year’s Ojude Oba Beauty pageant would be glamorous as a large array of beautiful Ijebu girls had shown interest in the competition.
The Ojude Oba festival, which had its origin in Islam, is now celebrated by all indigenes of Ijebuland irrespective of religious and political leanings and the festival is used as a rallying point for the development and advancement of Ijebuland.
The theme of this year’s celebration is ‘Actualising the creation of Ijebu State’ and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable …