Photo News Of Ongoing Activities Of 2017 Eyo Festival

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BlackBox Nigeria brings you pictures from the week long activities of the Eyo Festival which started earlier this week

According to age-long legend, the Eyo is used in celebrating the demise of a traditional ruler in the State. BBN gathered that this year’s celebration is dedicated to the late Oba Yekini Adeniyi Elegushi Kusenla II (1940-2009).

Below are pictures of activities lined up in preparation for the main Adimu Orisa Play on Saturday, May 20th, 2017


Governor Akinwunmi Ambode with the Supreme Head of Orisa Adimu, Chief Adebola Dosunmu (Akinsiku of Lagos)

Pictures of Eyo Adimu Orisa Group (Black n Gold Hat) as they paraded major streets of Lagos Island before visiting Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu at his Ikoyi home


Also, the Eyo Laba-Ekun Group, Alakete Pupa (Red Hat) visited Tinubu who played host to them too

Pictures of Eyo Orisa Oniko (Yello Hat) as they paraded major streets of Lagos Island in preparation for the Adimu play

Pictures of Eyo Orisha Ologede (Green Hat)

Pictures of Eyo Agere (Purple Hat) as they parade major streets of Lagos Island


Photo Credit: Kunle Oduah

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