2023 Edition: Ibadan Media Outfit Set To Partner With The Organizer Of ‘ÀMÀLÀ FESTIVALS’
…..Save the date; November 25th, 2023.
One of the Fast-rising digital media company Egalitarian Voice Media( www.egalitarianvoice.com ), a news, documentary and entertainment service provider, based in Ibadan, is set to partner the organizer of AMALA FESTIVAL in the coming edition of the programme schedule to hold on November 25th, 2023 in the city of Ibadan, Oyo State.
According to the CEO/MD of Egalitarian Voice Media, Mr. Segun O. AKINLABI, the informative webpage seeks to satisfy its teeming page visitors/news readers with latest updates about what the second edition of ÀMÀLÀ FESTIVAL in the city of Ibadan is all about. According to ÀMÀLÀ FESTIVAL chairman, Aare Samuel Adeniji, the event tagged ÀMÀLÀ FESTIVAL was first showcased in the city of Ibadan last year on the 4th of November, 2022 at Trans Amusement Park, Ibadan featuring alot of cultural game, food, drama and impactful playlets among others.
BRIEF HISTORY ABOUT ÀMÀLÀ POPULARITY IN OYO
It was Bashorun Ogunmola, o wo kembe re bi ija, who popularized Àmàlà at his ojude in Ibadan with new discovery of a soup called, GBEGIRI.
While people will be rushing to have their plate of Amala at ojude Ogunmola, the servers will asked people on queue if they like gbegiri to be added with ewedu & stew, people in their haste will chorused by saying ABULA, which literally means, mix it. It was here d term abula, was patented & derived to mean d mixture of gbegiri ati ewedu.
It was Ibadan people who first people began to eat Amala commercially & from there its fame beginning to expand to wherever Ibadan people went until Amala became “Ari gbetomi”.
It’s worthy of note too that, the first Amala joint was established in Ibadan around Oja’ba axis around 1900 and today, Amala joints in Yorubaland is a multimillion business ventures and has a sizeable workforce that out numbered that of Mr. Biggs, KFC and Chicken republic put together.
So, anytime you are enjoying ur Amala ati abula pelu ponmo ati nkannu, in any Amala joint in Yorubaland, don’t forget those unnamed heros & heroines who discovered this delicacy that made us proud.
AMALA FESTIVAL provides a platform to celebrate our culture, and artificial intelligence. The gathering will offer entertainment, networking, and business opportunities.
ÀMÀLÀ FESTIVAL will hold in the city of IBADAN again by November 25th, 2023.