Oyo State Twins Festival – Nigeria
In 2018, the Oyo State in Nigeria, led by the State Government in Igboora – the town where the celebration was marked – organized the first festival that brought together over 2000 sets of twins for a celebration.
All over the Yoruba land, twins are celebrated because it is a part of the culture of the people.
Igboora is called “Land of Twins” because it is a town that has a set of twins in almost every household. There is a belief that more twins are born in Igboora community than anywhere else in the world.