Okuta Ilorin

Idi-Ape Area of Ilorin

Okuta Ilorin Description

History of Okuta Ilorin

Okuta Ilorin was documented in 16th century.

Long ago before the invention of sharpening steels for knives. a man known as Ojo Isekuse who was one of the founding fathers of Ilorin deviced a method for sharpening his knives with the use of a stone. It was from the activity of the knive sharpening that the name of the town Ilorin was formed.

Security/Safety of Okuta Ilorin

This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to Okuta Ilorin, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Mats
  • Climbing gear
  • Things to do while at Okuta Ilorin

    Before heading to Okuta Ilorin, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Take a landscape picture
  • Enjoy the ambience.
  • Best Features

    It is an historical site for the people of Ilorin.

    Writer's Review

    To go and see where Ilorin got its name from

    Most common visitors

    Historians, Curators, Archaeologists.

  • Ilorin is infact a shortened form of “Ilo-irin” (object for grinding metal)- Our tour guide to us.
  • Relaxation

    Explore nature

    Meet friends

    Sightseeing

    Address

    Idi-Ape Area of Ilorin

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