Igbo Olodumare is a lush and pristine rain forest tucked away in southwest Nigeria. Its name translates to ‘The Forest of the Almighty’. Igbo Olodumare: D.O. Fagunwa: His second novel, Igbo Olodumare (“The Forest of God”), was published in He also wrote Ireke Onibudo (; “The. Ogboju ode ninu igbo Olodumare (translated from Yoruba) as is a mystery novel written by Daniel O. Fagunwa. Considered the first novel written in the Yoruba.
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Visitors were always enthusiastic when they arrived here. It will contribute maximally to the development of this state. Views Read Edit View history. Nigerian Tribune gathered that the site is currently confronted by unprecedentedly low patronage of leisure seeking public; so bad that no individual or group has visited the place since the beginning ofthe Gregorian calendar which is fast approaching the end of its first quarter.
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Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Tooh,I wish you all the best ohh ,the stories I read from those Novel though very scary. It is said that the silence is so palpable that even a whisper is fearfully loud.
What would he have done? An indigene of Igbo-Olodumare community who lives some metres away from Fagunwa Memorial High School, a secondary school named after D. Olurimisi said Igbo Olodumare is one of the tourist centers in the state which would be made attractive to tourists across the globe but said the state government was taking a step at a time.
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This article about a Nigerian novel is a stub. Apparently uncomfortable with the news of the current state of Igbo Olodumare, a member of the D. It will go a long way in helping us. According to him, chalets should be constructed to house tourists who would not mind to acclimatize with the serene atmosphere and the people. Fagunwa and was set in Igbo Olodumare. Home Nigeria Ondo Igbo Olodumare. We’ll assume you’re ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. If you have read any or all the Yoruba classics written by the late D.
They visit the forest after which they return for refreshment and cultural dances. I’ve done my preliminary research and I came across some really scary stuffs about the forest.
Ojola Ibinu still comes out every August. Na beg I dey beg.
This is a very safe location. In dry season, thick dusts usher the users of the road to and fro their destination. Fagunwa Foundation, who is also the Agba Akin of Ibadanland, Oloye Lekan Alabi expressed his dismay, describing it is a disservice to the memory of Fagunwa.
Exploring the Wilds of Igbo-Olodumare
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Thanks Wow I am originally from Okeigbo!!! And the neglect continues… The South West. Call it a thick oloudmareyou are correct. I read somewhere that there are some sacrifices you’ll do before you enter the forest. Okeigbo is a cool place visit so pls let me know if you ever need my assistance. Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page.
Camera with good batteries. See the wild life.