5 Weird Reasons Why Yoruba People Throw Parties

March 27, 2020

Yoruba people are the kings of parties. Undisputed. They are the kind of people who will throw a party to celebrate the success of a previous party. And they ALWAYS go all out. Always. Aso ebi in place, excess food; most times, they even hire a live band. This list will show you a list of other things Yoruba people can throw a party for.

1. To celebrate a new transformer.

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Ever been to a street where Yoruba people live? Ah, parte after parte every Saturday. Now imagine what will happen when such a street buys a transformer after a long period of darkness? Trust them to go all out.

2. When their child gains university admission.

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In 100 level, this family cooked Jollof rice and invited people for their daughter’s matriculation ceremony. I can’t make this up. They came with their boot full of Jollof rice coolers. E shock me oh.

3. To remember their great grandparents who died thirty years ago.

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There’s an expression for it: they want to turn the dead body to another side, in case the side that the body is lying on has begun to ache.

4. When they marry a second wife.

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Celebrating the addition of a new member to the family.

5. When their child passes junior WAEC and is promoted to JSS1. Or when the child passes out of secondary school.

A friend’s family printed jotters and picked aso-ebi to celebrate their son’s great’s success. That was when I feared the people of my tribe.

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