Delta State : The State In The South-South Region Of Nigeria Where Yorubas Are Also Indigenes

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Many Nigerians believe that the Yoruba ethnic group can only be found in the six South-Western States and North Central(Kogi And Kwara) but it might also interest you that the Yorubas can also be found in the South-South.

According to a report by National Mirror, there exists an authentic Yoruba Community in Delta State in the South-South region of Nigeria.

The Yoruba people in Delta State, according to history, migrated from Owo/Akure area of the present-day Ondo State in the South West region of Nigeria between the 9th and 11th century AD.

The people of Ugbodu in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State are predominantly people from the Yoruba race.

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Ugbodu is known as a peaceful community in Delta State that shares boundary with Edo State, also in the South-South region.

Although most people see the people of Ugbodu as Igbos because of their mode of dressing, kind of food they eat but one thing that stands them out is their version of the Yoruba language popularly known as ‘Oluku mi…..See More

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