Igbo Olodumare is a lush and pristine rain forest tucked away in southwest Nigeria. Its name translates to ‘The Forest of the Almighty’. Igbo Olodumare: D.O. Fagunwa: His second novel, Igbo Olodumare (“The Forest of God”), was published in He also wrote Ireke Onibudo (; “The. Ogboju ode ninu igbo Olodumare (translated from Yoruba) as is a mystery novel written by Daniel O. Fagunwa. Considered the first novel written in the Yoruba.

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A bottle of water will help a lot. I’ve done my preliminary research and I came across some really scary stuffs about the forest. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. We’ll be coming from Akure.

Exploring the Wilds of Igbo-Olodumare

Your email has been added, thank you! Wow I am originally from Okeigbo!!! The state Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Ismaheal Olumirisi, said the state government has embarked on renovation to turn around all the tourist centers in the state so as to improve the economy of the state. Such, according to olodumars, usually olodunare the indigenes opportunity to engage in brisk businesses.

Were Baba Fagunwa alive he would not be happy seeing the site he spent his life to promote in this state. Nevertheless, a visit to Igbo Olodumare, the forest of a thousand demonskeeps you craving for more adventure, breaking the limits of fear and wonder. Retrieved 28 September Na beg I dey beg. This article needs additional citations for verification.

An Oke Igbo social group known as Okelangbodo Development Association ODA is said to have set aside a month every year when members mobilise traditional rulers and people of Oke Igbo and surrounding communities to celebrate Igbo Olodumare. These are the following things you can olodumarr while you’re here: All they say in the newspapers and radio are just lip service to appeal to public sentiment. An important reason observed is the state of the road leading to the site.


Retrieved from ” https: G Wemida said his remains was brought to St. Okeigbo is a cool place visit so pls let me know if you ever need my assistance. I want to hear from people on this platform who has been there before. And the neglect continues…. Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page.

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It comes out twice and oldumare time on the flat rock. Camera with good batteries. We’ll assume you’re ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.

They will glance through and dump it somewhere because their mind is on how to win elections in the next general elections. In dry season, thick dusts usher the users of the road to and fro their destination. Located in Ondo state, adventurers, tourists are welcome to confirm this myth, after all, seeing is believing.

The road to Oke Langbodo was rough, and hilly and narrowit was about 20minutes okada as this reporter was climbing over 76steps that lead to the base of the mountain his heart was pounding, and was panting like a tired dog who had ran about kilometres per hour.

Igbo Olodumare is famed to be home to demons, spirits and other supernatural beings. Igbo-Olodumare has a rugged terrain, densely dotted with beautiful granitic inselbergs soaring high and above the tree canopies. Borno, Nigeria Rabeh’s Fort. Tooh,I wish you all the best ohh ,the stories I read from those Novel though very scary.

It is a cultural heritage site. Ondo, Nigeria Adeyemi College of Education. Effort to persuade them for discount is usually frustrated by their argument not only on the distance but on the bad condition of the road. OK, I’ve not been there but lemme ask a friend that served there OK. The late Daniel Fgunwa was undoubtedly the greatest novelist in Yoruba language that ever lived.


At op see this link Sha it may help http: Monday, 31 December at Thank you so much your assistance will be highly needed. Due to some arguments over it ;some said his corpse was not recovered and not buriedhowever ,one of the then officiating members at his funeral service in ,Venerable C. Once in a while olodumage can see very few people commuting between Oke Igbo and Igbo Olodumare.

An indigene of Igbo-Olodumare community who lives some metres away from Fagunwa Memorial High School, a secondary school named after D. Obedu festival has strengthened unity in my town —Oba…. It will go a long way in helping us.

Igbo Olodumare

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. All the houses dating back to not less than years have mud walls. When this reporter went to the cathedral, he met the Vicar in charge who brought out the register burial in the Parish dated dateand on page 35, and the entry on the page was No bearing the name of D. Nevertheless, he is unrelenting as he daily reports at Igbo Olodumare like every worker and returns home in the evening, an evidence that he enjoys what he does.

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