It also enhances the knowledge of the listeners as the riddles always come with an explanation of the answers. They are means of learning new words and how to use them in the proper context.
2. It promotes awareness of the environment. The riddles are most times tied to attributes of nature that are often missed unless one has a keen eye and is quite observant.
It brings nature's subtle characteristic features to the limelight and challenges the listeners to pay more attention to their surroundings.
3. Àlọ́ àpamọ̀ brings people together and strengthens communal interactions. This folktale is associated with relaxation hours, people would often sit down and discuss and test their knowledge with these riddles. It fosters unity and builds relationships amongst the members of the community.
4. It shows the creativity of the Yoruba people and the great deal of skill that goes into making a riddle complex enough to intrigue and challenge the mind.
5. Àlọ́ àpamọ̀ is entertaining and exciting; it engages everyone and is fun for all age groups. Àlọ́ àpamọ̀ is a vital part of Yoruba culture that is slowly fading but needs to be brought back.