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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Osun Fact File: Ilesha

Ilesa, a noteworthy city in the Condition of Osun is exceptionally key since it is a noteworthy portal toward the north, south and eastern parts of Nigeria. It is situated on roughly 70 N 50E. A rain woods zone known for its rural possibilities. The significant harvests delivered incorporates cocoa, oil palm, kolanuts, cotton, pumpkins.

Individuals from this part of the state are called Ijeshas and they are known to be exceptionally persevering, enterprising and generally voyaged. Nearby governments making up Ijeshaland incorporates, Ilesa East, Ilesa West, Obokun, Oriade, Atakunmosa East and Atakunmosa West. Significant towns are Iperindo, Ijebu-Jesa, Osu, Esa Oke, Ikeji Arakeji, Owena Ijesha, Imesi Ile, Ifewara and others towns numbering more than two hundred. The aggregate populace of Ijesaland as per the 2006 Populace Registration is put at 620,109.

Ilesa is known to have vast stores of gold in business amounts and different minerals in significant extent.

The customary leader of Ilesa is known as the Owa Obokun of Ijesaland who is the vital ruler and head.

Ilesa is home to the Worldwide Distilleries Restricted, Wesley Organization Healing center, the popular Ilesa Sentence structure School and Osun State School of Innovation, Esa Oke. Vacation destinations in this part of the state are Erin Ijesa Waterfalls, Kiriji War Exhibition hall and the yearly Iwude Celebration.
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Osun Fact File: Ile-Ife

Ife is an old town in Yoruba history and is viewed as the support of human progress. As per Yoruba convention, Ife is the genealogical and profound home for all Yoruba. It is trusted that the production of the world began from Ife. Thus, it is prevalently alluded to as ''Place where there is the Source''.

The Ooni of Ife is the conventional head and is very worshiped among the Yoruba especially and the country by and large.

Officially, Ile-Ife has two nearby governments in particular Ife Focal and Ife East. The base camp of Ife Focal Neighborhood Government is on Ibadan Street while that of Ife East is at Oke Ogbo. The number of inhabitants in the two as indicated by the 2006 National Enumeration is put at 167,254 and 188,027 separately.

Topographically, Ile-Ife lies on longitude 4° 69'E and scope 70° 50′ N.The atmosphere is tropical. Like each other Southwest zone, the stormy season begins April to October while the dry season keeps going October to Spring.

Ile-Ife is home to the Prestigious Obafemi Awolowo College and other critical spots like College Showing Clinic Complex, Ife Gallery of Ancient pieces, Opa Oranmiyan, Okemogun Hallowed place, Oduduwa Royal residence, Zoological Patio nurseries and Odua Altar. The Olojo Celebration, an imperative occasion in the old town holds every year.
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