Agemo masqueraders bar women from Ijebu roads


A group of masqueraders known as Agemo have warned women to stay off roads around Ijebu area in Ogun State on Monday as they embark in a journey to their shrine in Imosan-Ijebu.

This was contained in an advisory broadcast on social media on Sunday.

It reads: "This is to inform the general public that the Agemo masqueraders will be embarking on their annual journey on Monday 2nd July,2018 to Imosan-Ijebu from their respective routes in some towns in Ijebu area of Ogun State.

It is also forbidden for women or ladies to sight any of these Agemo masqueraders while embarking on this journey on Monday July 2, 2018 from their respective routes to their final destination at Imosan-Ijebu.

The routes are but not limited to the following:

Epe/Ijebu Ode route.

Isiwo/Ijebu Ode route.

Ijebu Imusin/Ijebu Ode route.
Atan/Luba/Ijebu Ode route

Ago-Iwoye/Ijebu Ode route

Odogbolu/Ijebu Ode route etc etc.

Therefore, women/ladies are seriously advised and warned to restrict their movement from noon upward on these routes on the date stated above to avoid any calamity."


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