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Ibillo is one of the twenty-two communities that makes up the Okpameri ethnic group of Akoko-Edo Local Government of Edo State. Ibillo is arguably the commercial hub of the local Government, being a stop-over town for travelers traveling from Nigeria administrative capital, Abuja to Nigeria’s commercial/financial capital, Lagos.
Ibillo is around Longitude 6.12 and Latitude 7.45. She is bounded in the west by Ekor and Ondo State, in the east by Ugboshi-afe, in the south by Ekpesa and in the north by Lampese
Okpameri is an Afemai ethnic group. They are one of the ethnic nationalities that makes up Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State .
The term “Okpameri” denotes oneness. In other words the term “Okpemeri” means “we are one.” Okpameri is made up of twenty-two communities that share the same cultural, historical, and linguistic attributes.
Communities that makes up Okpameri
The twenty-two communities that makes up Okpameri are:
BY MORRISON HAYBLE
A major step towards harmonizing the existence of Edo State College of Agriculture Technology, Agenebode in Etsako East local government was Thursday harmonized with the official laying of the foundation stone for its permanent site by the Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources,
Hon Abdul Oroh.
The Agriculture Commissioner while flagging off the community driven project of a four class rooms block and an office for the Head of Department
Okhu is the oldest village in Okpella. Okpella people speak Okpella but Okhu had a different dialect. The long interaction between the two has led to the people of Okhu almost losing their original dialect. Only very few old people among them still remember some words but they are clearly identifiable with the rest people of Okpella while speaking. Okhu people have now been fully
The maiden edition of the Auchi Eghogho festival started yesterday (Friday, 3rd of October 2014) night with an open air pre-party which took place at the Ikelebe sports Arena in the heart of Auchi Kingdom.
The party which was well attended by members of the various age groups in Auchi kingdom served as a platform for the various age groups to distinguish themselves through various forms of cultural displays.
Enjoy this beautiful Owan Music Video by Ododo Jnr of Iulleha
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state says government would investigate the circumstances leading to the collapse of a church building which led to the death of one person and left two others injured.
Oshiomhole gave the assurance weekend when he visited the site of the collapsed Christ Chosen Church of God and addressed the residents of the area.
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has commissioned ten new 30-seater Toyota Coaster buses for intra-city transportation in Benin City.
Commissioning the buses in Egor Local Government yesterday, Oshiomhole said, “commissioning 10 buses at a go by a Local Government is a huge achievement and I know that the people of Egor and indeed the people of Edo State are indeed appreciative because you don’t have to come from Egor Local Government to patronize the vehicles.
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has poured encomiums on his mother, Hajia Aishetu Oshiomhole, saying she taught him the virtues of honesty, being straightforward and being a fighter which prepared him for the challenges of governance today.
Speaking at the launch of a biography, “Igovina Emosi” a biography of Alhaja Aishetu Oshiomhole written by Imuzeze Ofen-Imu in honour of his mother at Iyamho, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State on Saturday, the Governor said he learnt early in life that resources that belong to the people must not be tampered with no matter the condition.
Edo State government has immortalized the two-time Governor of the defunct Mid-West and Bendel States by unveiling a statue in his honour at the at the state-owned stadium in Benin City.
Describing him at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium today, Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State said: “this statue which we have come to unveil today, I believe captures the genuine feelings of Edo people, a small token of formal recognition of your unparalleled service to our people.