“Weekly Photo Challenge:Local/Sango”

The god of thunder…..According to Yoruba mythology. There is sango till today in ancient Oyo town in Oyo state, western Nigeria.
He command power that can send thunder to strike any evil doer. It’s still being celebrated yearly with the bearer coming out with so much following as depicted in the artistic painting. According to history, he was once a king of Oyo town. Till today, whenever he comes out, him and Alaafin of Oyo, Oba does not see eye to eye.

He has a wife called Oya. The name represent river. Always in red with charms.