Ogun cultural festival is celebrated annually to commemorate the revenge of a great hunter that was killed by his friends who turned enemy in disguise.
This festival is celebrated largely in Ogun land within August and September to appease the ancestors and also in celebration of the Ogun the god of Iron for guiding and protecting the people and also to solicit for better days ahead.
Animals like snails, tortoise, and dogs are sacrificed by the chief priest. However, the priestess plays the role of performing cultural dances during the ritual rites.
The turnout of people is usually large due to the fact that they believe observing Ogun festival open the way to better days ahead.