Ojude Oba’s king of steeze, Farooq Oreagba, named cultural ambassador
Ojude Oba’s king of steeze,
The National Council for Arts and Culture has conferred the title of Honorary Ambassador on the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of NG Clearing, Farooq Oreagba, who stole the show at the 2024 Ojude Oba Festival.

The Director General of NCAC, Obi Asika, announced the recognition on Instagram page, displaying the Certificate of Recognition awarded to Oreagba.

Asika praised Oreagba’s energy, spirit, and dedication to promoting Nigerian culture, describing him as a true Nigerian original.

He wrote, “I could not be happier to announce him as an Hon Ambassador for the National Council for Arts and Culture #ncac_nigeria and celebrate him and his boundless energy and spirit.

He is now the King of Steeze and brought global attention to #OjudeOba the key traditional festival of Ijebu Ode celebrating the Awujale.

“For at least the last decade, he has been getting on his horse, dressed in magnificent aso oke and representing his family and culture.

“We discussed what made this year different and why the reaction, was it the photographer, was it the festival or was it just God’s time? I believe it was just meant

The 2024 Ojude Oba Festival took place in June, showcasing its signature blend of grandeur, cultural significance, and glamour.

This year’s edition paid tribute to Awujale, the revered king of Ijebu-Ode, Oba Sikiru Adetona, and celebrated the rich heritage of the Ijebu people, attracting prominent figures from far and wide.