The Isese Festival of Oke-Odo land in Agbado Oke-Odo Local Government Area of Lagos State begins yesterday, the Baale, Dada Saliu Babatunde, has said.
The celebrations, which will climax tomorrow, will feature diverse cultural activities and displays at the Baale Palace.
Baale Dada said the essence of the feast is to promote their cultural heritage, adding that the safety of indigenes and guests throughout the celebrations is uppermost in the agenda of this year’s festival.
He made the statements while receiving youths of the community on courtesy visit to his palace.
The Baale, who addressed his guests in Yoruba, praised the youth for their courage and enthusiasm in the forthcoming festival, promising them an exciting festival that is different from the previous years.
He said: “Arrangement has being made to ensure the security and safety of both the indigenes and the visitors. The people have nothing to fear but to pray for the peaceful hosting of the festival. We holding the festival to promote culture and bring harmony and common interaction for unity of the communities and the state at large.”
Source: The Nation