Oduduwa

Oduduwa was the founder of a new dynasty based in Ife. This dynasty spread across southern Nigeria. For establishing nationhood he was deified and merged with Obatala, the king of heaven while Oduduwa became the king of mankind.

(below is a statue of Oduduwa at Obafemi Awolowo University of Ife)

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Via IFA: Yoruba Scientific Spirituality

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