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THE DRAMA TITLE: OGBORI ELEMOSO

SYNOPSIS OF THE DRAMA TITLE: OGBORI ELEMOSO
[HE WHO CARRIED ELEMOSO HEAD]

Marauders led by thier leader “IDAGIRI” constituted themselves in the habit of incessantly threatening the existence of small Villages that can not offer any assistance. “SOUN” the great hunter fighting like a well prepared soldier with his supernatural power subdued and destroyed the forces of the arch enemy.

In preparation of the historic feat, Asunke, a beatiful youg girl was given to Soun in marriage. Baba Ijesa was not pleased with the decision of the Villagers giving away his betrothed Wife away in marriage.

The Ogun night came up and Soun invited friends including Baba Ijesa and his friend. Oleyo to the Ceremony. Soun’s “OSANYIN” fore-warned him of an impending danger. He does not forget the prophecy even in his sleep.

Fight them ensued and Baba Ijesa failed in the fight. Soun was found guilty.. After the sentence, Olugbon then handed the comdemned to the Badirun, Baba Ijesa’s son and when Soun saved his life from the hand of marauders to the prepare a symbolic sign “AROKO”, the traditional method of writing letters to take to the Monarch, His Excellency, the Alaafin[KING] of Oyo.

Already in Oyo, a terrorist called “ELEMOSO”, was killing at will. Soun who was then awaiting execution asked the King’s permission, that is the Alaafin to go in war with terrorist. After serious and deadly encounter, Soun over-powered Elemoso, killed and beheaded him.

The Alaafin extolled Soun. To Alaafin’s beleif, such a powerful Man is good as a leader. Alaafin then make Soun to rule over the area he came from, hence the saying “OGBORI ELEMOSO”

OUR PEOPLE

Ogbomoso people are very brave and are being refer to as great warriors. We are very tolerant and hospitable. Our people always welcoming each other and live together in harmony. We are very industrous and always aspiring to break new ground for development in every capacity. We have various indigenes of Ogbomoso that have proved themselves in their various field of endeavours.

OUR WORKS

Ogbomoso people are great farmers, business tycoons, educationists, e.t.c and are found in all various works of life.

THE MAJOR CROP THAT PLANTED IN OGBOMOSO SOIL:
Yam, Cassava, Maize, Millet, Cowpea, Beans, Okro, Pepper, Tomatoes. e.t.c.

TYPES OF FRUIT PLANTED IN OGBOMOSO SOIL:
Orange Tree, Mango Tree, Pineapple Tree, Banana Tree, Cocoanut tree. e.t.c.

OUR RELIGION

Ogbomoso people are very religious and believe in God the creator of all things. We are very tolerant with each other in respective of religious belief. Be it christianity, islamic or traditional religion, we live in harmony with each other. Some of prominent religious bodies in Ogbomoso are:

CHURCHES
First Baptist Church,
Ijeru Bapt. Church,
David Anglican Church,
Methodist Cathedral Church,
St’ Ferdinand Catholic Church,
The Apostolic Church.
Christ Apostolic Church
Reformed Cherufhim & Sherafhim Church E.t.c.

MOSQUE
Ogbomoso Central Mosque,
Akbarudeen Central Mosque,
Nurudeen C.M.,
Alajiki C.M. e.t.c.

TRADITIONAL
Egungun Festival[July],
Oro[June],
Agan[June],
Orisa Popo[February],
Odun Oole Baale[February],
Sango Festival[June].

TYPES OF EGUNGUN WE HAVE IN OGBOMOSO CITY
[1]LOBANIKA
[2]OLUKOTUN
[3]AJOMAGBODO
[4]DANAFOJURA
[5]LEMBE
[6]BABA LUGBON
[7]AWODAGBESE
[8]OROKO
[9]EEGUN ODE
[10]OREBE
[11]ARIBIDARA

WHAT WE HAVE

Ogbomoso as a town is an ideal society with various infrastractural capacities. We have a lot of things to show case our community to the entire world making Ogboomoso a place to visit. We are custurdians of history. We have what it takes to make anyone feel at at home such as:

PUBLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS
Osupa Baptist Day School,
Ijeru Baptist Primary School,
Okelerin Primary School,
Masifa Baptist Day School.

SECONDARY SCHOOLS
Ogbomoso Grammar School,
Ogbomoso High School,
Ogbomoso Baptist High School,
Baptist Secondary Grammar School, Ahoyaya.
Anglican Grammar School,
Nurudeen Grammar School,
Soun High School,
School of Science. Federal Government College. E.t.c.

  • PRIVATE PRIMARY & SECONDARY SCHOOLS
    Maryland Catholic Primary & Secondary School,
    Smith International Baptist Academy.
    Ayegun College Primary & Secondary School,
    Lautech Staff Primary & Secondary School.

    TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS
    Oyo State Technical College,
    Baptist Theological Seminary,
    Baptist School of Nurshing,
    Ladoke Akintola University of Technology[LAUTECH],
    Best Legacy College of Education. e.t.c.

 

BOWEN,
State General Hospital,
LAUTECH Teaching Hospital,
Shallom Medical Center,
Laduntan Hospital,
Ogo-Oluwa Private Hospital,
Ireti-Olu Private Hospital,
Adewole Medical Laboratory & Embamming Services,
Ibrahim Taiwo Maternity Center. E.t.c.
Alata Milk & Honey,
Amazing Grace Restaurant,
Lagos Food Canteen,
Mr Biggs,
Kolarintz. E.t.c.
Royal Crown Hotel,
Olugbon Hotel,
Star Parade Hotel,
Le-charles Motel,
Siltiam Hotel,
Quality Hotel,
Six Star Hotel,
Ajogbe Guest House,
Kolarintz Hotel & Restaurant,
Baptist Seminary Guest House,
LIVING SOUL GARDEN [LSG] HOTEL,
NEST HOTEL,
TALKING DRUM HOTEL,
OMO-OJEUN HOTEL,
DESTINATION LUXURY HOTEL,
RAGARAY HOTEL AND SUITE,
ANTIMAGIST HOTEL,
D-NICHE HOTEL,
THE LUV PALACE HOTEL,
Okelerin Baptist Church Guest House. E.t.c.
First Bank plc,
Union Bank plc,
UBA plc,
Heritage Bank,
Diamond Bank,
Guaranty Trust Bank plc,
Skye Bank plc,
Access Bank plc,
Zenith Bank plc,
EcoBank,
Wema Bank plc.
Stanbic IBTC Bank,
Ogbomoso Micro Finance Bank,
Ologbon Micro Finance Bank,
Caretaker Micro Finance Bank,
Ajewole Micro Finance Bank,
Ikoyi-ile Micro Finance Bank,
LAPO,
SEAP,
RANDA PHAM MICROFINANCE BANK,
Integrated Micro Finance Bank. e.t.c.
Mobile Filling Station,
Total Filling Station,
Texaco Filling. Station.,
AP Petroleum Station,
OC Filling Station,
Alade Global Petroleum Station,
Bunvic Filling Station,
Abese Filling Station,
Adekaitan Filling Station,
Adeomi Filling Station,
Rubbie Filling Station,
Salawu Ajadi Petroleum Station,
Mafolk Filling Station, .e.t.c.
INFRASTRUCTURAL FACILITIES IN OGBOMOSO

NTA Ogbomoso.
Ladoke Akintola University of Technology[LAUTECH].
Baptist Medical Center. Road Safety Office.
Fire Brigadge Office.
Post Office.
Ajilete FM.
Parrot FM 101.1
SOUN Stadium.
Town Hall.
Onigbinde Farm. .e.t.c.

MUSICIANS IN OGBOMOSO ZONE

Alhaji Ramon Akanni[ Mr Lecturer]. Fuji Music
Alhaji Wasiu Agara[ Mr Bugger]. Fuji Music
Alhaji Mufutahu Alao[Mr Ragamurfhy] Fuji Music
K.K. Sunny[ Juju Music] e.t.c.

SOUN Stadium.
Town Hall.
Onigbinde Farm. .e.t.c.

SOME NOTEABLE VILLAGES THAT BELONGS TO OGBOMOSO CITY.

Abogunde Village, Pakiotan Village, Aaje Ikose Village, Masifa Village, Osupa Orile Village, Otamokun Village, Manya Village, Idi Ede Village, Odanbon Village, Ireegba Village, Iluju Village, Tewure Village, Ahoro Oko Village, Ahoro Dada Village, Oloka Village, Alaropo Village, Esin-Ele Village, Arolu Village, Oolo Village, Fapote Village, Onlaru Village, Ateere Village, Olokiti Village, Monyin Village, Pontela Village, Elere Village, Eleesun Village, Ipeeba Village, Olokoto Village, Ajinapa Village, Igboori Village, Egbeda Village, Boosa Village, Yaaku Village, Adetunji Village , Alagbede Village , Opete Village , Idi Araba Village . Gambari Village , Dananu Village . E.t.c.

 

 

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