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Reason Why Jebba Community And Culture Is Different From Others In Niger State

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By Sunny2tee | self meida writer
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Jebba is a Yoruba city situated in Moro Local government of Kwara State, Nigeria. It has views of the River Niger and as of 2007 had an estimated population of 22,411. The town has the benefit of being split into North and South Jebba. South Jebba falling in Kwara State and North in Mokwa Local Government, Niger State.


Jebba is a city in Kwara State, Nigeria.It has incredibly beautiful views of the River Niger and as of 2007 had an estimated population of 22,411. The town has the benefit of being split into North and South Jebba. South Jebba falling in Kwara State and North in Niger State.


It was after the settlement at both Jebba and Onipako that other villages founded by Okedare Lanloke have respite of mind. These well-wishers were glad to stay and settled with Okedare. They were predominantly farmers. These early sets of well-wishers and settlers were: Oderinde who headed Oyatope, Dende who headed Agbaku, Moruhunfolu who headed Onigbenra, Songo Seni who headed Osie, Sangolana who headed Sangolana (now Olorunlana) Roruwa who headed Roruwa, Logun Ateru who headed Logun, Owolabi who headed Owolabi-Olopolo to mention a few.


In 1984 a dam and hydroelectric power plant were completed at Jebba as part of the Niger Dams Project, which includes Kainja Dam and provides much of Nigeria's hydroelectric power. A four-lane highway bridge was constructed in the late 1970s to carry the south–north trunk highway from Lagos.


In Yoruba parlance, the first settler on a piece of land automatically becomes the founder, ruler, owner and holder of such, except if he (the King/the founder) for the time being is conquered by a superior power, when the superior power replaces him (i.e. as the King) in the office and the descendants of the superior power become the King in succession or when a reigning King personally proclaim a new line of succession to his throne. Jebba does not fall into any of these two exceptions since it was founded over 200 years ago.


Okedare Lanloke's territory which is now known as Jebba land is today bounded in the north by river Niger in the east by River Oshin and Bacita, in the south by Alagbon and Saranga and in the West by Gaata and River Awon.


Jebba was founded by Okedare Lanloke in about 1735 A.D. He was a warrior who hailed from Oyo Ile i.e. Old Oyo. This was after the death of the 30th Alafin of Oyo, Oba Abiodun. History had it that Oba Oluewu succeeded Oba Abiodun while Oba Atiba also succeeded Oba Oluewu, Oba Awole also succeeded Oba Atiba and after Oba Atiba's demise Oba Adebo succeeded him.

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