Non-indigenes of Ikorodu in Lagos state have been advised to stay off the area on Saturday, August 24 and Tuesday, August 27, as a result of the annual “eluku” festival.
The advice was given by Abdul-Kabir Shotobi, the ayangburen of Ikorodu kingdom, via a notice issued on Friday.
The notice said the the festival would hold all through the night on the said dates.
“HRM Oba Abdul-Kabir Adewale Shotobi, the ayangburen of Ikorodu kingdom, has confirmed that this year’s eluku festival will commence and comes up on Saturday, August 24 and Tuesday, August 27, 2019,” it read.
It said that of Saturday will hold from 10pm till the next day, also that on Tuesday will hold from 10pm till Wednesday.
“Males, females, sons, daughters, residents, car owners, okada riders, keke marwa drivers, transport drivers, tipper drivers, trailer drivers especially those who are not original indigenes of Ikorodu town, are advised to stay away from coming into Ikorodu township from 10pm to 5:30am on the above named dates,” the notice read.
“Please be warned. We will not see the annoyance of the ancestors. Amen.”