The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki,alongside fellow senators, Dino Melaye, Ben-Murray Bruce, others was a special guest of honour at the 2018 Ojude Oba Festival in Ijebu Ode hosted the Awujale of Ijebu Kingdom, HRH Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona.
Saraki arrived the Oba Sikiru Adetona Golden Jubilee Centre, Ijebu-Ode, venue of the Ojude-Oba, as the special guest of honor for the event.
His entrance erased doubts over his presence, having raised controversy in some quarters over his choice for the 2018 edition of the festival.
The Ojude Oba festival, held annually in Ijebu Ode, is a celebration of the rich and colourful culture of the Yoruba people. This is why, today, it was an honour to join the Awujale of Ijebu Kingdom, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona, at this year’s edition’.
Upon arrival, Saraki went round the pavilion to acknowledge cheers from the crowd before eventually making his way to the reserved area to pay homage to the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, and other dignitaries.