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Things you need to know about the EGUN people.

The people were settlers in the Old Dahomey, presently known as the Republic of Benin. According to oral history, the people are descendants of those who migrated from Whydah, Allada and Weme,which are now part of the Republic of Benin. This is as a result of the Dahomean war that occurred during the 18 century. The people were said to have migrated tobBadagry as early as the 15 century due to the need for security. Badagry serves as the auction point for slaves captured during the inter-village warfare. The

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Things you need to know about the
 EGUN people.