Iganmode Festival: Planning Committee Visits Ota Coronet Monarchs
Members of the central planning committee of the 2021 Iganmode cultural festival on Tuesday visited the four coronet obas in the ancient town to solicit their maximum and unalloyed support for the much anticipated fiesta.
The team was warmly received by the monarchs of the four prominent quarters that constitute the Aworiland in Ota
The obas visited include the Oloruba of Oruba, Oba Wadudu Deinde, the Olukotun of Otun Otta, Oba Akeem Kolawole, Ajana of Ijana-Otta, Oba Clement Akinyemi.and Olukosi of Osi quarter, Oba Sikiru Anibire
During the visit, the traditional rulers respectively endorsed the festival and promised to support with all necessary logistics.
Speaking to our reporter, the Chairman sub-committee Media and Publicity, Erelu Afedesewa Kafayat Adeola Orisile, said the visitation to the monarchs yielded positive results as all the royal fathers showed commitment towards a successful festival.
The Vice-chairman of the planning Committee of the Odun Omo Iganmode Afeleja, Princess Adenike Akindele-Eleku and Prince Femi Fadina, the chairman sub-committee, Culture and festival were among the members who paid the courtesy visit.
Others are Prince Sulaimon Olusesi, General Secretary, CPC, and Erelu Afedesewa Kafayat Adeola Orisile Chairman sub committee Media and Publicity
The “Odun Omo Iganmode Afeleja” is the biggest annual cultural festival in Ota Aworiland. The 2021 edition comes with the theme; “Culture: A Module For Sustainable Leadership In Nigeria”. The ancient town is gearing up for an unprecedented week-long display of the Awori cultural values and ethics.
Dele Bankole, the Chairman of the Central Planning Committee had announced that the Ogun State Ministry of Culture & Tourism is committed to making the annual cultural festival a state affair.
The 2021 edition is scheduled to kick off on the 13th of December with grand finale coming up on December 18.