About OMINYIGEDE ASSOCIATION OYO STATE BRANCH

Origin: The Igede people trace their origin to Sabon Gida Ora in present-day Edo state. They are said to be the descendants of Agba, a high chief in Sabon Gida Ora. We have branches of this association in all the states of the federation. Ominyigede oyo state chapter is a branch.

Related ethnic groups: Idoma, Tiv, Etulo, Cross-River Languages The Igede people are the third largest ethnic group in present-day Benue State of Nigeria. They are native to the Oju and Obi local government areas of Nigeria. However, a large number of Igede people are dispersed across the state and the Nation. For instance, the Igede language is also spoken in Nigeria's Cross River State, and a large number of Igede communities exist in Osun State and Ogun State. The Igede language is a member of the Benue-Congo subgroup of the Niger-Congo language family.

The Oju Local Government Area was created in 1976 and shares boundaries with present-day Obi, Ado, Konshisha and Gwer East Local Government Areas of Benue State, Ebonyi and Izzi Local Government Areas of Ebonyi State, and Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State. It is headquartered in Oju Town. The Igede trace their origin to Sabon Gida Ora in present-day Edo state.

CONTACT

+234 8100737314

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LOCATION

OKE-ODO, ADI-IGEDE 1 PALACE APETE, IDO LOCAL GOVERNMENT, OYO STATE., IBADAN, OYO, NIGERIA.

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