He is of course the African Ogun of the Yoruba people.
And carrying on much as before in his new Vodou role. God of Fire, War, Iron, Politics, Blacksmiths and Furnaces. If he shouts ‘My balls are cold!’ you must pour some rum on the ground and set fire to it. It’s a rum business all round.
If you see him wielding a machete, it is best to leave by the back door. He also has added extras and is Ogou Badagris who does phallic things, and Ogou Shango for Fire and Lightning.
There’s also Ogou Feray, fer all the other things, and no doubt a few more. He is also on the Cuban Orichas List.
Ogou Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: OGU, Papa Ogou
Area or people: Haiti
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Many Things
Area of expertise: Many things, lots of stuff