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Tourists Storm Badagry For Olokun Festival

Posted by By Ayodele Lawal /Badagry on 2008/10/22 | Views: 1756 |

Tourists Storm Badagry For Olokun Festival


Scores of members of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) and tourists from Ghana, Benin Republic, Ivory Coast and other neighbouring countries, this morning, stormed Suntan Beach, Badagry, for the annual Olokun Festival, organised by the Otunba Gani Adams-led OPC.

Scores of members of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) and tourists from Ghana, Benin Republic, Ivory Coast and other neighbouring countries, this morning, stormed Suntan Beach, Badagry, for the annual Olokun Festival, organised by the Otunba Gani Adams-led OPC.

The festival was flagged off yesterday, at the Marwa Gardens, Badagry, where the Olosa goddess was appeased. A homage was later paid to the Badagry monarch, His Royal Highness, Obatunde Akran, who thanked Gani Adams for his selfless efforts in promoting African culture. In his response, Adams promised to take the festival to a higher level.

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Joel Efiong(Calabar, Nigeria)says...

This is a great piece. The examination bodies should hire you as ICT consultant.

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Sunday Mbe(Kaduna, Kaduna, Nigeria)says...

ULIMASI means' GOD,THANK YOU' not THANK GOD.

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Sunday Mbe(Kaduna, Kaduna, Nigeria)says...

The name ULIMASI is from the UTUGWANG tribe in OBUDU local government area of CROSS RIVER STATE in Nigeria.

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Okfold(Sobe, Edo, Nigeria)says...

I want the meaning of female owan name Ekeke (Edo state)

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Toluwalase Samuel Olufemi(Ijebu, Ogun, Nigeria)says...

Authority belongs to God, once He decrees it is final and binding