Ojude Oba is the only thing they know – Nigerian screenwriter tackles Ogun state indigenes

A Nigerian screenwriter, Opeyemi Akande, has caused a stir on social media after he shared his thoughts about the just concluded Ojude Oba festival held in Ogun state on Tuesday, June 18.

 

Photos from the festival made the rounds on social media yesterday as many Nigerians took delight in the rich cultural heritage displayed at the festival. Ojude Oba is an ancient festival celebrated by the Yoruba people of Ijebu-Ode, a major town in Ogun State, Southwestern Nigeria. The festival usually takes place the third day after Eid al-Kabir, to pay homage and show respect to the Royal Majesty, the Awujale of Ijebuland.

Reacting to the buzz generated from this year’s festival. Opeyemi wrote;

‘’Ojude Oba is the only thing they know in that Ogun state. Light dem no get. Road? Nothing. Just Adire and Aso Oke.

Ojude Oba is the only thing they know - Nigerian screenwriter tackles Ogun state indigenes

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