The Emerging Akinale Town


AKINALE, 23 kilometres south of Abeokuta on the Abeokuta Lagos axial road, is a former hunting rendezvous of three Owu siblings – Lapeleke, Majeogbe and Akinwale – who migrated from Delesolu compound, Owu, Totoro, Abeokuta to found the settlement. The three brothers were among the stock of Owu bands relocated from the Orile Owu homestead as a result of the conspiratorial pogrom against the Owu people in the war of 1821 – 1826.

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