Igbodu Igbodu (Igbo Odu) means sacred grove where problems are solved under Ifa traditional practice in Ile Ife. The
First of all, remember that we told you that Eze Chima, who was the founder of many Anioma/Lucumi kingdoms in the Niger Delta was originally an Obatala prince of Ile Ife at the time when Ife’s Igbo Aborigines hadn’t been displaced by Oduduwa’s emergence.
We have been telling you that the title Oba has Igbo origin. It was first used by the Obatala royal family of the formerly Igbo town of Ile Ife in today’s Yorubaland. This was before the coming of Oduduwa The Great, who has established the Yoruba race. Remember that the book History Of The Igbo […]
He who was born in Igbo town and went to be king at Iranje. Divinity of Igbo. Source: Attributes of Obatala Obatala was not one person, but the surname of the aboriginal kings of Ile Ife. This is their story.