This was documented in 16th century.
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History of Okuta Ilorin
The site is notable as the origin of the name of the town of Ilorin.
Built 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.
This is a very safe location.
What To Bring
Before heading to Okuta Ilorin, here are some helpful things to take along with you:
Things to do while at Okuta Ilorin
These are the following things you can do while you're here:
Take a landscape picture
Enjoy the ambience.
It is an historical site for the people of Ilorin.
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.
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