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2018 Udiroko Festival+: Fayose Leads Other Honorary Chiefs To Pay Homage To Ewi

At the 2018 Udiroko Festival, Gov Fayose leads other honorary chiefs of Ado Ekiti to pay homage to Ewi of Ado Ekiti.

Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, is presently agog as indigenes and other residents are celebrating this year’s Udiroko Festival.

The festival took place at the palace of the Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Oba Rufus Adeyemo Adejugbe.

This year’s Udiroko was chaired by the Founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), Aare Afe Babalola.

The festival marks the beginning of the Ado-Ekiti traditional calendar.

Traditional chiefs, palace queens, honorary chiefs and various interest groups paid homage to the Ewi.

Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose, himself a honorary chief, was among those who paid homage to the Ewi.

Fayose in his homage prayed that “Ewi and people of Ado-Ekiti will not receive an unwanted visitor.”

His homage and prayer caused a stir among the crowd who reeled in laughter.

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