The Ojude-Oba festival is known to the Ijebus as a major festival that brings them together.
The native age grades (Regberegbe) converge at the Awujale’s palace to pay homage to the Royal Majesty, the Awujale of Ijebuland and to seek the peace and progress of Ijebuland.
The festival is celebrated on 3rd day after Id-El-Kabir. Ojude Oba festival is celebrated amidst pomp and pageantry.
It attracts all Ijebus both home and abroad. International tourists do come to witness the colorful festival that entails booming of guns and horse riding by the Baloguns and Olorogu.
In the spirit of this festival, a powerful masquerade known as Danafojura performed an unbelievable stunt that left many stunned.
Watch the masquerade perform its magic below: