According to transcribed Oral tradition, Queen Luwoo was the 21st ruler of Ife — a pioneer way ahead of her time. Though she was once the most paramount sovereign of Yoruba land, history has not been kind to her legacy. Ilè-Ifẹ̀ is a town in Osun state seen as the cradle and ancestral home of the Yoruba people, making any presiding ruler, the Ọọ̀ni, is revered as a very powerful leader. The Ooni is recognised by his subjects as their spiritual leader and Chief Custodian of traditions.
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