- The Ojude Oba festival, which takes place two days after the Muslim Sallah, Eid-el Kabir, was also cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona has approved the cancellation of the 2021 Ojude Oba festival due to the resurgence of COVID-19 in the country.
The Coordinator of the festival and Baagbimo of Ijebu, Chief Fassy Yusuf, announced the cancellation on Thursday disclosing that said it is better to avoid preventable health hazards and protect lives.
Recall that some states have recorded an increase in the COVID-19 Delta variant.
The Ojude Oba festival, which displays the ancient and unique cultural heritage of the Ijebus, attracts people from across the world.
The Ojude Oba festival, which takes place two days after the Muslim Sallah, Eid-el Kabir, was also cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Awujale prayed for the return of peace to all troubled areas in the country and advised everyone to observe COVID-19 safety protocols.
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