Apedu People of Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria.

Apedu People of Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria.




 The history of a village in Akure - South Local Government area of Ondo State.


'Apedu village' was created by a group of people predominantly farmers and hunters in 1968 precisely. 


Apedu village is located at Akure south Local Government area of Ondo State.


Its population which was initially of 30 people (male and female with children) is now of about 703, 456 occupants with approximately 3,357 buildings.


The farmers planted diverse of cash crops (cocoa, walnuts, kola-nuts, cashew etc), vegetables, spices and so on which they take to the city for exchange into money on which they sustained with.

Life continued until 1980 when they agreed to have a crowned.

Chief 'Oyewolu' who was formerly the village head (baale) was made as the first crowned king of the land.

At present, the village has been recognised by both the Local and State Governments because of the unity, peace and love among them. They are enjoying the social amenities; motorable road network, bore-hole drilled (pipe - borne) water, electricity given to them as citizens to ease life.


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