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10 Important Things You Need To Know About Ogbomoso Land by Sleempapa(m): 8:43am On Nov 09
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Ogbomoso is a city in Oyo State, South western Nigeria. It is also the second largest city in Oyo State after the capital city, Ibadan.

The population of Ogbomoso is approximately 705,800 and majority are of Yoruba tribe though it also as  inhabitant for the hausas.

It has 5 local government ; Ogbomoso south , oriire, surulere, Ogooluwa and Ogbomoso north and the roads are very bad.

However, below are 10 things you might not know about ogbomoso city;

1. The name of Ogbomoso was initially, "Ido Eni ti o gb' elemoso", meaning "settlement of him who beheaded Elemaso". It was later contracted to Ogbomoso.

2. Ogunlola who was a powerful  hunter from the old Oyo empire and was of ibariba descent and his fellow hunters founded Ogbomoso.



3. The crown title "SOHUN", was bestowed upon Ogunlola by the Alaafin of Oyo to reflect the former request to the later.

Ogunlola was said to have told Alaafin, "Ejeki Ma se ohun" meaning "let me stay yonder".

4. Ogunlola was the first Soun of Ogbomoso, the current soun of Ogbomoso is Oba Jimoh Oladunni Oyewumi, Ajagungbade III who is 92 years of age

5. The city houses Nigeria's best state University, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), BOWEN University Teaching Hospital (BUTH), The Nigerian Baptist Theological Seminary and other private institutes of Education.



6.  The late premier of the Western Nigeria, Samuel Ladoke Akintola (SLA) and former governor of Oyo state, Otunba Christopher Alan Akala are notable Indigenes of Ogbomoso.


7. They are two radio stations ; Ajilete FM and Parrot FM with a television station; Nigeria Television Authority NTA Ogbomoso.

8. Late Chief Samuel Ladoke Akintola (SLA) became the third Ogbomoso son to become Aare-Ona Kakanfo after Soun TOYEJE AKANNI  and Soun OJO ABURUMAKU



9. The palace of Soun of Ogbomoso land houses an acclaimed oldest animal, Alaagba.

Alaagba is a 330 years old tortoise whose existence was dated back to the 16th century and his existence has a tourist attractions to
10. The major activity of Ogbomoso Indigenes is Agriculture. Ogbomoso is widely known for its cassava and cashew plantations.

Foreigners especially Indians come to Ogbomoso to buy cashew nuts for processing.

Apart from Cashew and Cassava, Mango, Rearing of sheeps and cattle, trading and hawking are means of livelihood to Ogbomoso citizens.

Source :

https://www.greenloaded.org/2018/11/10-things-you-might-not-know-about.html?m=1

Re: 10 Important Things You Need To Know About Ogbomoso Land by Oluwasaeon(m): 8:49am On Nov 09
E big like mad
Re: 10 Important Things You Need To Know About Ogbomoso Land by Tolexander: 8:59am On Nov 09

6. The late premier of the Western Nigeria, Samuel Ladoke Akintola (SLA) and former governor of Oyo state, Otunba Christopher Alan Akala are notable Indigenes of Ogbomoso.
These people make me think twice before adopting an Ogbomoso indigene as my deputy cheesy
Re: 10 Important Things You Need To Know About Ogbomoso Land by jumpandpas(m): 9:25am On Nov 09
1. The name of Ogbomoso was initially, "Ido Eni ti o gb' elemoso", meaning "settlement of him who beheaded Elemaso". It was later contracted to Ogbomoso.



Skull mining has been in existence here.


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Re: 10 Important Things You Need To Know About Ogbomoso Land by velocity25(m): 9:33am On Nov 09
jumpandpas:
1. The name of Ogbomoso was initially, "Ido Eni ti o gb' elemoso", meaning "settlement of him who beheaded Elemaso". It was later contracted to Ogbomoso.



Skull mining has been in existence here.


Cc Immhotep Lzza velocity25
no wonder its in their DNA
Re: 10 Important Things You Need To Know About Ogbomoso Land by Tolexander: 9:39am On Nov 09
jumpandpas:
1. The name of Ogbomoso was initially, "Ido Eni ti o gb' elemoso", meaning "settlement of him who beheaded Elemaso". It was later contracted to Ogbomoso.



Skull mining has been in existence here.


Cc Immhotep Lzza velocity25
awon omo olobuuku ti n fi "sliding tackle" ji awon baba won lori eni

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Re: 10 Important Things You Need To Know About Ogbomoso Land by OneCorner: 9:51am On Nov 09
2 things I know for sure be say d road worse pass poo and dem get juju like mad.
Any sort of heart aching juju, na dem get am
Re: 10 Important Things You Need To Know About Ogbomoso Land by jumpandpas(m): 10:04am On Nov 09
Tolexander:
awon omo olobuuku ti n fi "sliding tackle" ji awon baba won lori eni

Are you the pikin wey him head no correct, wey him papa no get future?

Glad to know your condition.

Cc Immhotep Lzza velocity25
Re: 10 Important Things You Need To Know About Ogbomoso Land by velocity25(m): 1:37pm On Nov 09
jumpandpas:


Are you the pikin wey him head no correct, wey him papa no get future?

Glad to know your condition.

Cc Immhotep Lzza velocity25
bro stop replying all those mistakes of the nature
Re: 10 Important Things You Need To Know About Ogbomoso Land by PtBlank: 11:49pm On Nov 10
I think Surulere, Oriire and Ogo Oluwa local governments are also all under Ogbomoso.
Re: 10 Important Things You Need To Know About Ogbomoso Land by Sleempapa(m): 11:11am On Nov 13
PtBlank:
I think Surulere, Oriire and Ogo Oluwa local governments are also all under Ogbomoso.


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Re: 10 Important Things You Need To Know About Ogbomoso Land by JADEK01(m): 7:09pm On Nov 13
I'm proud of my town
Re: 10 Important Things You Need To Know About Ogbomoso Land by Sleempapa(m): 11:05am On Nov 14
JADEK01:
I'm proud of my town
Everyone is!!

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