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2021 Elegba Festival ends in style

Published by The Nation on Sat, 17 Jul 2021


By OLUSHOLA RICKETTSCulture and tradition came alive recently in Lagos as the annual Ejiwa-Elegba was hosted by the monarch of Ikate-Elegushi Kingdom, Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi, amid pomp and excitement.Lagos traditional rulers, including the Oniru of Iru land, Oba Abdulwasiu Omogbolahan Lawal; the Onikate of Ikate-Surulere, Oba Lateef Adams, and the Olota of Ota, Oba (Prof) Adeyemi Obalanlege, gathered at the Ikate-Elegushi palace to witness the festival which lived up to expectation.The seven-day Elegba festival needs no special introduction as it has become a regular feature in the history of Lagos. This years edition, however, evoked special interest, as there were concerns that it might not hold due to the spread of COVID-19. But people within and outside Lagos turned up in large numbers.Read Also:Osun to stage sports festivalThe festival is popular for its rich display of culture, which is a delight for tourists, as well as for people who want to pay homage and offer prayers. It is believed that the sighting of each of the deities in the course of the festival is a blessing and special moment for prayer request.Sharing on his Instagram page, Oba Elegushi said the annual celebration of the Elegba Festival is dedicated to Elegba or Esu Elegba, regarded among the Yoruba as the deity that makes things happen, whether good or bad.
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