Pictures from Lake Efi festival in Bayelsa

The Lake Efi fishing festival takes place in Sabageria, Kolokuma/Opokuma LGA, Bayelsa State. It is a form of a homecoming for the sons and daughters of the town, as they use the occasion to give thanks to the river goddess for a bountiful fish harvest.

The festival, which is usually celebrated every seven years, is subject to the pronouncement of the chief priest, and involves canoe rides, a boat regatta and a fishing contest.

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During the festival, visitors are able to purchase fish of various sizes caught in the lake and sold at cheap prices.
As shared by Bodmas ..
The festival predates that of the Argungun festival.

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