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Thursday, November 25, 2021

Iganmode Festival: Planning Committee Visits Otta Coronet Monarchs

Members of the central planning committee of the 2021 Iganmode cultural festival on Tuesday visited the four coronet monarchs in the ancient town to solicit their maximum and unalloyed support for the much-anticipated fiesta.

The team was warmly received by the monarchs of the four prominent quarters that constitute the Aworiland.

The obas visited include Oba Clement Akinyemi Ajana of Ijana Ota, Onikotun of Otun Ota, Oba Akeem Kolawole, Onikosi of Osi, Oba Sikiru Anibire and Akogun of Oruba, Oba Wadud Deinde.

During the visit, the traditional rulers respectively endorsed the festival and as well promised to support with all necessary logistics.

Speaking to our reporter, the Chairman sub-committee Media and Publicity, Orisile, said the visitation the monarchs yielded positive results as all the royal fathers showed commitment towards a successful festival.

The Vice-chairman of the planning Committee of the Odun Omo Iganmode afeleja, Princess Adenike Akindele-Eleku, and Prince Femi Fadina, the chairman sub-committee, Culture and festival were among the members who paid the courtesy visit. Others are Prince Sulaimon Olusesi, General Secretary, CPC, and Erelu Afedesewa Kafayat Adeola Orisile Chairman subcommittee Media and Publicity

The “Odun Omo Iganmode Afeleja” is the biggest annual cultural festival in Ota Aworiland. The 2021 edition comes with the theme; “Culture: A Module For Sustainable Leadership In Nigeria”. The ancient town is gearing up for an unprecedented week-long display of the Awori cultural values and ethics.

Dele Bankole, the Chairman of the Central Planning Committee had announced that the Ogun State Ministry of Culture & Tourism has committed to making the annual cultural festival a state affair.

The 2021 edition is scheduled to kick off on the 13th of December with the grand finale coming up on December 18.


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