History and Facts of Ondos – Do you know?

Do you know?

  1. That the late Pa Jacob Adeniyi Fawehinmi was the first Ondo son to drive a commercial vehicle from Lagos to Ondo in the early twenties. He was named “Owiwa” for this feat.


  1. The late Chief Akinola of blessed memory founded Oke Aruwa Street after he was installed as the Aruwa of Ondo Kingdom


  1. That the richest woman in the history of Ondo was “Yeye Yepola”


  1. That Yeye Yepola was the wife of Oba Ajiloboje and that she owned a house numbered 17 at Ehinpeti.


  1. That the first Deputy Inspector General of Police from Ondo was Mrs. Florence Oyewola Adebanjo (nee Iluyemi) and that she was an old student of Independence Grammar School (INDICO).


  1. That Ondo born Prof. Ifedayo Olawole Oladapo is the first Engineer to be awarded the Nigerian Order of Merit


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