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In Celebration of Nigeria’s Cultural Heritage, FCMB Supports Ojude Oba Festival

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It was fun, excitement and an exhilarating celebration of culture at this year’s Ojude Oba Festival.

As sponsors of the event, leading lender First City Monument Bank (FCMB) was expectedly highly visible. Beginning with an imposing billboard welcoming attendees to Ojude Oba 2016, to branding across the entire Ijebu-Ode town and the exclusive Ankara worn by the FCMB delegates, the Bank truly added colour to this year’s festival in a unique way.

FCMB has explained that it’s continuous support of the Ojude Oba Festival ‎is borne out of its commitment to celebrate and preserve Nigeria’s cultural heritage, while also boosting the tourism sector, in line with the government’s ongoing drive to diversify the country’s economy.

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15 Comments

  1. Gorgeous

    September 15, 2016 at 4:04 pm

    Ewesoooo ooo, my future inlaws. Lagos State government should also revive Lagos festivals.

  2. Moyo

    September 15, 2016 at 4:16 pm

    These IJEBU PEOPLE sha

  3. GBOYEGA OGUNS

    September 15, 2016 at 4:27 pm

    Proudly Ijebu. We are the best. We own 70% of Lagos from Ikorodu to Epe down to the whole of Lekki /Ibeju Lekki. We are the dominant force in Shomolu up to Bariga and have a big stake in Surulere. Proudly Ijebu, Eweso dede ewen y’emi and bami

    • Prince

      September 15, 2016 at 5:02 pm

      Dey there dey lick sugar. na jedi-jedi go kill you. No be only Lagos una own, una own Ibadan and Osun join. alakori

    • GBOYEGA Oguns

      September 15, 2016 at 6:54 pm

      Dispute it now. Alakori Egbere.

    • Lmao

      September 15, 2016 at 6:29 pm

      If Igbos were to say this 25 flustered replies would have ensued. LMAO!

  4. Anon

    September 15, 2016 at 4:31 pm

    El Rufai left Kaduna to go and rock Ojude Oba. Was he clued on with what went on there? Ajala travellers as governors.

    • Ta

      September 15, 2016 at 10:16 pm

      If you heard his speech, he said the Awujale is a father to him who supported him in the past financially and with wise counsel. Seriake Dickson matrilineal side is Ijebu

  5. Mama

    September 15, 2016 at 4:47 pm

    Love the display of native attires especially those fan like geles.

  6. Prince

    September 15, 2016 at 5:03 pm

    Yoruba can dress for life. This Ojude Oba has so grown. People travel from all over the world just to come participate.
    Ijebu people, una try

  7. Billionaire in grace

    September 15, 2016 at 5:33 pm

    That’s beautiful

  8. Roma

    September 15, 2016 at 7:42 pm

    Beautiful people.

  9. kay

    September 15, 2016 at 9:33 pm

    This is the problem with Nigeria; FCMB supporting a useless celebration. When banks should be driving investments in the downstream of oil, energy, agriculture and agro-industrial sectors. We don’t seem to have any insight into the problems plaguing Nigeria. Our education sector is a disgrace, the health sector is practically non-existent. Lets us dance and forget our sorrow joor…

    • Ta

      September 15, 2016 at 10:14 pm

      Ojude Oba is not a useless ceremony it is to promote the culture of the Ijebus people from all over the world go home for this every year, it can be developed into a tourist destination.

    • harry

      September 16, 2016 at 9:15 am

      hmmmm

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