As parts of the events lined up to mark Lagos @ 50, the Palace of Oba of Lagos had announced an Eyo Festival scheduled to take place on Saturday 20th May, 2017 at Tafa Balewa Square, Lagos
The Palace spokesperson urged everyone not to wear any shoes within the vicinity of the masquerades, adding that female must not wear any form of head ties to the event.
The State Government had assured residents and visitors of adequate security for a successful festival and advised the public that the procession would take off from Iga Iduganran to terminate at Tafawa Balewa Square where the various Eyo groups would be on parade.
All advised to avoid Tafawa Balewa Square, Onikan, Idumota, Obalende, Igbosere, Adeniji Adele and its environs due to a high potential for breakdown of law and order
Wherever you are on the Island on Saturday between 0800-1900hrs, you are advised to exercise sensible security precautions and expect unusually high human traffic to the Island