Ajagba Celebrates New-Yam Festival

Written by on September 16, 2021

-News Editor, Smile Igbekele

The Ahaba of Ajaba, Oba Thomas Adesayo has said that celebration of New Yam Festival annually is a must in his Kingdom else there would be calamity.

The Monarch in a chat with AWAWA FM Smile Igbekele at Ajagba on Wednesday 15th September, 2021 during the New Yam celebration pointed out that apart from huge harvest in the following year, there will be peace and evil will not befall anybody.

He informed that the Festival called Odun Ijesa in the local language is as old as the foundation of the Community.


The Arowojolu of Ajagba, High Chief Ojo Arowojolu buttressed all that the King said, adding that the Festival averts death.

Highlight of the year’s celebration was display by Horse, Tateta and Okada riders. While Odua People’s Congress, Lijoji Oladejo aka Igwe and others tested their magical prowess.


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