It remains unknown why the Oba Akiolu failed to come out and celebrate the success story of Lagos state and his Kingdom.

Nonetheless, state authorities led by Governor Akinwumi Ambode, socialites, foreigners and Lagosians were at the Tafawa Balewa Square to keep a date with tradition and posterity.

Men, woman, children and the masquerades were not left out of the fun!

Bounce News correspondent, Lekan Oladehinde was there: