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Erin Ijesha WaterFall

Erin Ijesha Waterfall (also known as Olumirin waterfall) is located in Erin-Ijesha. It is a tourist attraction located in Oriade local government area, Osun State, Nigeria.

The Erin Ijesha Waterfall was discovered in 1140 AD by one of the daughters of Oduduwa. However, according to The Nation, “Olumirin waterfall was discovered by hunters in 1140 AD”.

Another source has it that the tourist site was discovered by a woman called Akinla, founder of Erin-Ijesha town and a granddaughter of Oduduwa,during the migration of Ife people to Erin- Ijesa.

The Waterfall features seven floors, on top of which the village Abake is located.

The Erin Ijesha Waterfall is said to have medicinal properties and people came from all over to drink from the waterfall and be healed

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