Eyo Festival: Don’t wear shoes, head ties on Saturday, Akiolu warns

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Oba Rilwan Akiolu

The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu II has warned Lagosians not to put on shoes and women not to wear head ties on Saturday as the state hosts Eyo Festival.

The monarch spoke at a press conference at Ilupesi Square on Lagos Island to inform residents and visitors about the forthcoming [email protected] Eyo Festival scheduled to hold on Saturday, May 20, 2017.

Represented by the Olumegbon of Lagos, Chief Fatai Lawal, who outlined the dos and don’ts of the festival, Oba Akiolu urged everyone not to wear any shoes within the vicinity of the masquerades, adding that female must not to wear any form of head ties to the event.

He said the Eyo Festival was being held as part of the [email protected] celebrations to honour illustrious sons of Lagos including His Royal Highness, the Late Elegushi of Ikate, Oba Yekinni Elegushi (Kusenla II) and the deceased Co-Chairman, [email protected]

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