Oloolu, the Most Celebrated Masquerade in Yorubaland

Published by Temiloluwa oyeniyi on 20th May, 2022

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Benson Hannah Oluronke

1 year ago

This is a nice and self-explanatory writeup. I mean, it’s perfect.
Presenting this in school would be an honour for real.

Afe Oluwaseun

11 months ago

Oloolu originated from Oyi in Irun Akoko, the home of tradition. Not from Ogbagi. The masquerade is two of the same type. The second one is still in Oyi up till today. There is a reason why the person carrying the masquerade must not place it directly on his head. There are more to this.


8 months ago

From the above story, it is clear that Oloolu is a woman. ‘and in his annoyance, Ayorinde ordered her husband to behead her and asked him to add her head to Oloolu’s costumes. ‘