In Yoruba mythology, Masquerades are called “Ara Orun” which means people from heaven. In addition, they are most often than not possessed with spiritual powers.
Not everyone can dare wait to see this heavenly creature display festival or a street parade.
However, this young boy defied the odds as engage this “Ara-Orun” in a tense physical brawl
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NEWS FLASH: A kind hearted passerby trying to prevent the uncouth Egungun from proceeding on the deadly journey to the Express. It was a brutal clash of interest but our reporter was able to capture the incident. SEE CLIP👇 (CLIP CREDIT: jobless mamba) pic.twitter.com/xapgctvLET
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