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The most instructive representation of the much talked about ‘Yoruba peoples religious tolerance

This is the most instructive representation of the much talked about ‘Yoruba peoples religious tolerance’  I have seen. It was time for Muslim prayers and a masquerade of the Yoruba traditional religious practice joined in the prayers even with his ‘ago’ and ‘opa’. This is saying  live and let live, respect mine and I respect yours, be and let me…

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Aladoko – Most Revered Masquerade in Ekiti

This masquerade is known as Aladoko or Ede in Ekiti. Some also call it Alamudu while some others call it still Egun Ire, ( the good masquerade). It is the most revered of masquerades in Ekiti for it’s  intellect , vision , foresight and wisdom and poetic recitations. It could stand on its feet for six hours chanting and not…

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