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Ifa Festival Springs Commercial Activities In Ile Ife

  By Sodiq Lawal

As Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan, Ifa worshippers, residents, tourists stormed the ancient city for the annual Ifa festival, our correspondent tour round the ancient city on Monday indicated that various socio- economic and traditional activities is at its peak to usher in a hitch free festival.

Decorations adorn the length and breadth of the Ifa temple in Ile- Ife with traditional worshipers offering prayers for a successful and hitch free festival.

Several tourists thronged the ancient town to witness the annual festival, as they were seen taking pictures at Ooni’s palace and beside the statues and structures, symbolic of the Ifa temple.

Security personnel, comprising  officers and men of the Police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, the Federal Road Safety Commission were also present to ensure security at the event.

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Traders and residents of Ile Ife took advantage of the festival to display their wares while food vendors, souvenir sellers, photographers among others, made brisk business.