REPORT FROM THE ANNUAL IFA/ORISA FESTIVAL AND THE LAUNCHING ANCESTRAL PRIDE FOUNDATION.
The program which lasted for seven days started on 19th November which happens to be Oluwo Fasola Faniyi’s Birthday where Oluwo and his Foundation Members visited Ijamido Orphanage Home to give them gifts including food and money. And 20th to 22nd include welcoming and feeding of all Orisas, while 23rd is cleansing and feeding of IFA, after that, Egungun was done in the afternoon while the Egbe (ancestral mate) prayer was done in the Night with a lot of prayer been render to all visitors and the country at large.
The Festival and Launching Party took place on the 24th of November, 2017 and it was so fantabulous. The event which summoned the presence of many reputable kings, queen and high chief’s from various town and also many invited guest from different part of the world.
KING (DR) SAHEED OSUPA who was the Guest Artist made the day even more Enthralling and Fascinating with his melodic voice and traditional way of music.
Kings that were at the event are:
Oba Wasiu Ogungbayi – Onitetiku of owode ota
Oba Awoyemi Oroja – Onimeran of Meran, Lagos
Important dignitaries – Executive Chairman Ado-Odo/Ota Local Govt. – Comrade Oladele Adeniji
Majority Leader of the House – Hon Abimbola Olaleye
Secretary to Ado-Odo/Ota Local Govt. – Comrade. Wale Dada (D Good)
Groups in attendance
Iledi Oladekoju Aborigine of Lagos, Nigeria
Reformed Ogboni Fraternity of Nigeria
Egbe Isembaye Alaaragbo of Nigeria led by Oba ASA
Ijo Orunmila Adulawo led by Olori Oluwo gbogbogbo Araba Ifagbemi Ifajobi
Olufimo Fans Club of Nigeria
Also, many Baales are present and High Chief’s are in attendance.
Pictures from the cleansing and feeding of Ifa goes here:
Pictures from the party day (24th):