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HISTORICAL ANTECEDENT OF ALAGEERE OF AGO-ARE in OYO State.

HISTORICAL ANTECEDENT OF ALAGEERE OF AGO-ARE in OYO State.

HISTORICAL ANTECEDENT OF ALAGEERE OF AGO-ARE in OYO State.

Chronicled records shows that ODUNTAN is the begetter of Alageere Chieftaincy Family. He hailed from Offa town in the current day Kwara State. He was a Ruler of Olofa Imperial Family and challenged for the Olofa Illustrious stool,his fruitless bid to climb the lofty position of Olofa therefore trigged his development out of Offa town to toward the west in the wake of counseling IFA (Prophet) who requested him to relocate out of Offa with his Family and settle at Dusk where one extraordinary bird called “AGBIGBO” makes Sound. He challenged with Bamgbola-Aremu (eighth Olofa) of Anilelerin administering house in 1786. At the point when he was leaving Offa, he didn’t leave his incredible juju Staff called AGANRAN behind.

HISTORICAL ANTECEDENT OF ALAGEERE OF AGO-ARE in OYO State.
HISTORICAL ANTECEDENT OF ALAGEERE OF AGO-ARE in OYO State.

En route to the spot, Ruler ODUNTAN was first settled at Oyo Ile

by “Alaafin Aoole” ,he and his kin were given a warm gathering during their concise stay at AGBODEFUN compound.

Ruler ODUNTAN, the overseer of Customary staff “AGANRAN” was at last chosen the request for Alaafin of Oyo at the ILUKU Slope with the assistance of his incredible Conventional staff ( AGANRAN is his mark of Heading to go),he was quick to settle at ILUKU Slope.

At ILUKU HILL,he was encircled by numerous settlement and networks, for example, the Agbonsiko(The present Gbojaye and Komu ), the Gbaagba(The present Okaka Town) , the Ito and the Obatala(Sando).

ODUNTAN got the breeze of the antagonism of the Sokoto and Dahomey trespassers , to guarantee the security and assurance of his kin, he sustained his space with juju string helped by his incredible juju considered AGANRAN,hence the intruders couldn’t arrive at his place of abode,ILUKU Slope. During the center of the attack of the space, A few settlements and networks [i.e Agbonsiko, Gbaagba,Obatala(Sando) and Ito] escaped and looked for refuge,under the Ageere Individuals at ILUKU slope who energetically got and obliged them, and they all existed together and viewed him as their head and landowner.

After the fall of Iluku slope, the relatives of Alageere Oduntan (The primary Alageere), some of them settled at Ofiki and others settled at Prior Opopo(the present Back Are). [No wonder Back Are and Ofiki share the equivalent chronicled records] for emphasis,the present Prior Are was initially called and knows as Prior Opopo and made out of three particular independent and automonous quarters, These are (I)Ageere under the administration of Alageere (ii)Sando under the authority of Aare Sando (III) Ito under the initiative of Baale Ito. In any case, it was during the rule of Aare Lakanla(Sando) that carried another authentic contort to the terminology of the town, Prior Opopo from there on turned out to be Back Are. Aare Lakanla’s Mom was a little girl of Alapiini Oyo family,a individual from the amazing oyomesi, the customary bureau of Oyo Realm. Aare Lakanla utilized the association of his maternal uncle the Alapiini to warm himself to the hug of the Alaafin. He looked for and got the Alaafin to rename Back Opopo as Prior Are.