Odoje Festival scheduled to hold on 28 Feb

Oba Sunday Oladapo Oyediran, the Onpetu of Ijeru Kingdom of Ogbomoso South Local Government Area of Oyo State has announced the date of the annual cultural celebration of Odoje festival. The celebration is scheduled to hold on February 28, 2020

Oba Oyediran in a press release made available to our correspondent revealed that the festival was an annual celebration which showcases its traditional values.

The royal father said “this year celebration which is slated for February 28 will mark 180 years anniversary of this rich cultural heritage. The festival was formerly known as ‘Odoje’ but has now been renamed ‘Odun Oba Onpetu’

Oba Oyediran disclosed that “the festival is a time set aside by Onpetu ancestors to bless the sons and daughters of Ijeru kingdom and this year’s event shall take place at Orile-Oje ground”.

Onpetu wearing the Are’s Crown during past festival

The monarch has therefore enjoined all sons and daughters of Ijeru kingdom to participate in this historical festival urging them to always rally round efforts at preserving the cultural heritage of the community and Yoruba land as a whole.

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