No fewer than 60,000 devotees and tourists are expected at the Grand Finale of Osun-Osogbo festival on Friday, tomorrow
The Curator and Site Manager of the Groove, Mr Adekunle Fatai who disclosed this during an interview with the Newsmen in Osogbo, said necessary arrangements have been put in place for the success of the festival.
According to him, the festival is expected to attract about 50,000 to 60,000 visitors, adding that during COVID-19 pandemic, more than 40,000 visitors attended the festival.
Fatai said that the National Commission for Museum and Monuments (NCMM), which is in charge of taking care of the groove, had done the needful and the place is set for the grand finale.
“At the moment, all prominent and recognised hotels in Osogbo are fully booked by tourist, who are in the state for the festival.
“Some foreign tourists are also taking part at this year’s festival and we have made security arrangements for those that would be coming into the state for the event.” he said
He aded that Osun State Government is still the host of the Osun-Osogbo festival and have not handed the hosting to anyone.