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Oriki Oyo (Panegyric of Oyo)

Oriki Oyo

Below is the Oríkì (panegyric, also praise poetry) of Ọ̀yọ́

A ki rọ’ ba fin la lẹ de Ọyo
O ya ẹ jẹ a lo ree ki Alaafin
Ọmọ a jowu yọ kọ lẹnu
A bi Ila tọ-tọ lẹhin
Pan-du-ku bi soo ro Continue reading Oriki Oyo (Panegyric of Oyo)

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