Oriki Ilorin Afonja (Panegyric of Ilorin)



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Oriki Ilorin Afonja (Panegyric of Ilorin)

Oríkì is a Yoruba cultural tradition of West Africa in which each town has its oriki with a different meaning, you are in the right place if you have been looking for oriki of Ilorin Afonja. Ilorin was founded by Yoruba and it is also the state capital of Kwara state in Southwestern Nigeria.
Ilorin had a population of 777,667, making it the 7th largest city by population in Nigeria according to the 2006 census. Below is the oriki of Ilorin Afonja you need to know.

Oriki Ilorin Afonja

Ilorin afonja enudunjuyo
Ilu to jinna s’ina
To sunmon alujana bi aresepa
Ilu tobi to yen, won o leegun rara
Esin l’egungun ile baba won
Akewugberu ni won
A s’adura gbore
Aji fi kalamu da won lekun arise kondu kondu
Won e lu lagbadu
Kewu ni won n ke
Eegun wa bura
Bo ba denu igbo ri
Paka wa bura
Bo ba d’igbale
Ero iwayiopo wa bura
Be o ba l’obirin
Ayidopo laya nle omo egbirin ote
Nile opo omo laderin
Opo korobiti ajagun ajase
Opo k’aja ka r’oyo naa
Abidesu ko je a wo eni to l’oba
Omo opo o gboro
Won pe n koju e s’ina
Ina o gboro
Won pe n koju e s’omi
Omi o gboro
Won pe n fi ponti to le
Oti to le o gboro
Won n f’omo to buru
Omo wo wa lo le tio gboro
Afonja o gboro
Ni won ba koju omo ponilewa s’ogun
Ogun naa l’afonja lo tio pada wa’nule mo
To fi lo te ilu Ilorin
Ilorin afonja ti nje enudunjuyo.

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