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Notable Cities In Yoruba Land And Their Founders

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The history of the Yoruba people begins in Ile-Ife. This kingdom was founded by the deity Obatala.>>>CONTINUE FULL READING HERE

Some of the cities in Yorubaland and their founders are;

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1. Abeokuta was founded by Shodeke.

2. Ado Ekiti was founded by a prince of Ile-ife named Awamaro.

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3. Akure was founded by Omoremilekun Omoluabi, son of Ekun, grandson of Okanbi, and great-grandson of Oduduwa Omoluwabi, the royal progenitor of the Yoruba tribe.

4.Ede was founded by Timi Agbale.

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5 Ejigbo (Osun) was founded by Akinjole Ogiyan (Ogiriniyan)

6. Eruwa was founded by Obaseeku

7. Esie was founded by prince Baragbon

8. Esa-Oke was founded by Omiran Adebolu.

9. Gbongan was founded by Akinfenwa

10. Ibadan was founded by Lagelu, from ile-ife.

11. Igede Ekiti was founded by Ake, a hunter and herbalist of great prowess founded Igede many centuries ago.

12. Igbesa was founded by Olofin Ogunfunminire who hailed from Ile-Ife.

13. Ijebu-Jesha was founded by Oba Agigiri Egboroganlada

14. Ilesha was founded by Owalushe Ajaka

15. Ikirun was founded by OBASETAN

16. Ikorodu was founded by Oga.

17. Ikere-Ekiti was founded by Aladeshelu

18. Ikole Ekiti was founded by Akinsale

19. Ijebu-Ode, was founded by two friends: Ajebu and Olode. That is, it wasn’t only Olode that founded the town.

20. Ilaro was founded by the hunter Aro from Oyo Town. Thus. Ilu Aro shortened to llaro.

21. Iresi was founded by Ifadumila Olatimirin from Latale’s compound in Ile-Ife.

22. Iwoye (Ayedun) was founded by Atabata.

23. Ire-Ekiti was founded by Ogun

24. Igbo Asako( Igbo-Ora) was founded by Obe Alade.

25. Oshogbo was founded by Prince Larooye and Hunter Olutimehin

26. Offa was founded by Olalomi Olofa-gangan.

27. Ondo was founded by Queen Pupupu.

28. Otta was founded by Osolo and Eleidi Atalabi

29. Oyo was founded by prince Oranmiyan.

30. Owo was founded by Ojugbelu.

31. Saki was founded by Ogun.>>>CONTINUE FULL READING HERE

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