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Rite Foods Restates Support for Ojude Oba Festival

Rite Foods Limited, Nigeria’s leading food and beverage com- pany, has restated its commitment to preserving Nigeria’s cultural heritage through sponsorship of the 2024 edition of the Ojude Oba Festival slated for Tues- day, 18th June 2024 in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State.

Unveiling the Ojude Oba Festival 2024, the Company’s Head of Marketing, Ms. Boma Harrison, affirmed that Rite Foods’ continuous sponsorship of the Ojude Oba Festival was in demon- stration of its commitment to preserving and promoting the cultural values of its communities as a proudly Nigerian Company.

“We are deeply committed to investing time, expertise and resources in advancing locally relevant initiatives in our communities. We view culture as a vital part of who we are as individuals and as a people. As a socially responsible corporate citizen, our loyalty to His Royal Majesty, the Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebu-land, Alaiyeluwa Ọba (Dr) Sikiru Kayọde Adetọna, CFR, J.P, and commitment to the Ojude Oba Festival demonstrate our belief that promoting the interest of our communities is a collective responsibility.

We are excited to be in the vanguard of preserving the identity and civilization of the Ijebu societies, foster- ing unity, and promoting social and cultural cohesion,” she said. In his address, the Chairman of the Ojude Oba Festival 2024 Planning Committee, Chief (Barr.) Olu B. Okuboyejo, said the highlight of the event will include 90 Age Grade performances dubbed “Regberegbe,” both male and female, with the prizes for the winning team, and the first and second runners-up, and 25 families of warlords, showcasing their dexterity in a peaceful and orderly manner that depicts their past experience in warfare. He stated that the rich cultural heritage dates back to about two centuries and is widely cherished by the indigenes at home and in the diaspora.

This year’s edition themed: ”Ojude Oba: Peace, Unity and Harmony, Our Gifts”, ac- cording to him, re-echoes the pristine objective of Ojude Oba, which is to foster unity and peaceful co-existence in the com- munity

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