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[ Ijebu Omo A'lare! Omo Alagemo Merindinlogun ]

Developing Good Citizenry In Our Community

Welcome to the official website of the Ijebu Community Association in the Washington DC Metro Area. On this website, you will find information about Ijebuland and Nigeria in general, its economy, the richness of its culture, tourism & attractions, as well as useful links to help you discover Ijebuland and Nigeria. Our mission is to forge the strongest ties between Ijebuland and its children in the Diaspora. We are here to serve you.

The Ijebus

A Definition

Economist, shrewd, born-traders, financial wizards, sharp, sharp-witted, razor-sharp,  acute, quick, quick-witted, ingenious, clever, intelligent, bright, brilliant, fashionable, flamboyant, smart, canny, intuitive, discerning, perspicacious, penetrating, insightful, incisive, piercing,  sagacious, wise, judicious.

Oriki of the Ijebus

“Ijebu omo alare, omo awujale, omo arojo joye, omo alagemo ogun woyowoyo,
Omo aladiye ogogomoga, omo adiye balokun omilili, ara orokun, ara o radiye, omo ohun seni oyoyonyo, oyoyo mayomo ohun seni olepani, omo dudu ile komobe se njosi, pupa tomo be se okuku sinle, omo moreye mamaroko, morokotan eye matilo, omo moni isunle mamalobe, obe tin benile komoile baba tobiwan lomo,
Omo onigbo ma’de, omo onigbo mawo mawo, omo onigbo ajoji magbodowo, ajoji tobawo gboro yio di ebora ile baba tobi wan lomo. Ijebu omo ere niwa, omo olowo isembaye, towo kuji to dode, koto dowo eru, koto dowo omo. Orisa jendabi onile yi, niwan finpe igba ijebu owo, kelebe ijebu owo, ito ijebu owo, dudu ijebu owo, pupa ijebu owo, kekere ijebu owo, agba ijebu owo. Ijebu ode ijebu ni, ijebu igbo ijebu ni, ijebu isara ijebu ni, ayepe ijebu, ikorodu ijebu ijebu noni, Ijebu Omo Oni Ile nla, Ijebu Omo Alaso nla! Ajuwaase ooo”
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