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Masquerade paying homage to a chief

2019

The Centenary Project

The Centenary Project
Lagos, Nigeria

Masquerade paying homage to a chief. Agbo Olode is a masquerade that has special outings on celebratory days in Ogidi. It is important that Agbo Olode makes an appearance at the Ogidi's new yam festival because Agbo Olode's appearance draws rain for a new planting season. Agbo Olode is a masquerade of fertility and bountiful harvest. It is believed that the heavy leaves on Agbo Olode are the people and the masquerade carry the people on itself to appease the gods.

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  • Title: Masquerade paying homage to a chief
  • Date Created: 2019
  • Location Created: Ogidi Ijumu, Nigeria

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