People were left in a state of shock after a masquerade set ablaze walked out of the fire alive.
Scene of the incident
A Masquerade, Danafojura stole the show at the Ojude Oba festival in Ijebu Ode, Ogun state after it walked out of a burning fire alive.
The incident left many viewers stunned.
The Danafojura masquerade pulled a fire stunt at the Ojude Oba event, Tuesday, August 13 which was attended by residents of the state and a large number of tourist.
About the Danafojura masquerade:
Egun – Danafojura (Egungun oni mojesin baba Ibeji), from ile Aseni, Oyo: This Egungun is fire-resistant and cannot be burnt by fire no matter how huge the blaze is.
The Masquerade or Egun as called in Yoruba language also pulled the same stunt last year during the Ojude Oba festival to the amazement of thousands of festival goers and many dignitaries present.
Ojude Oba is a Yoruba festival held in Ijebu Ode, a town in Ogun State, Southwestern Nigeria. It is held annually the third day after Eid al-Kabir. The festival began over 100 years ago. Today, the festival is usually attended by over 250000 people across Nigeria and the world.
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