Globalcom has lined up musical sensations, Teni Makanaki and Abass Obesere, to perform at a musical show, which will be held to pull back the curtain on the 2022 Ojude Oba Festival sponsored by the digital solution provider.
A press release from the company said that the “Ojude Oba Music Fiesta” will be held at Equity Resort along Erunwon Road, Ijebu Ode, and will also have popular comedian, Bash, entertaining guests with humorous jokes. .
Globacom also revealed that a beauty pageant would be held for women born in Ijebu to compete for the “Miss Ojude Oba” crown. To qualify for the competition, applicants must be natives of Ijebuland as well as students or graduates of any tertiary institution in Ijebuland.
Another highlight of the festival is the age class competition, popularly known as ‘Regberegbe’, which will see the best dressed age class in the male and female categories win N500,000, while the first and second runners-up will return home. with N300,000 and N200,000 each.
Globacom will also reward the various riding families in the city who demonstrate exceptional mastery and skill on their horses with N300,000 for the winner and N200,000 and N100,000 for the first and second runners up respectively.
The Ojude Oba Festival is an annual gathering of sons and daughters of Ijebuland where the Supreme Ruler, the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba (Dr.) Sikiru Kayode Adetona is honored. Globacom started sponsoring the event 16 years ago and has so far raised its profile and made it a tourist attraction for culture vultures in Nigeria and abroad.