The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu II has warned Lagosians not to put on shoes and women not to wear head ties on Saturday as the state hosts Eyo Festival.
The monarch spoke at a press conference at ilupesi on Lagos island to inform his residents and visitors about the forthcoming lagost @50 “Adamu Orisha play” Eyo Festival scheduled for 20 may 2017.
Represented by the olumegbon of Lagos chief Fatai who outlined the does and don’ts ,the mornach urged his visitors not to wear any shoe within the vicinity of the masquerade and female should not wear any form of hair tie.
He said the Eyo Festival was part of the Lagos @60 celebration to honour illustrious sons of Lagos including His Royal Highness, the Late Elegushi of Ikate, Oba Yekinni Elegushi (Kusenla II) and the deceased Co-Chairman, Lagos@50 Committee, Mr. Rasheed Gbadamosi.
Oba Akiolu assured his resident and visitors that enough/adequate security will be provided for the successful outing ,he also informed the public that the procession would take off at the Iga Iduganran to culminate at the Tafawa Balewa Square where the various Eyo groups would be on parade.
He gave assurance that the Eyo Festival will boost tourism in the state as many people in Nigeria look to see the festival live.
He also said there will be free transportation.Post Views: 266