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What You Need To Know About Saki Town

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What You Need To Know About Saki Town

Saki is one of the most ancient towns in Yoruba land, founded by Ogun, the eldest son of Oduduwa.

The town is situated in the Savanna land with scattered trees.

An important stream called “Taba” flows through the town and supplied water to the citizenry of Saki before the provision of pipe-borne water.

Amala, ewedu and gbegiri are popular traditional dishes in Saki West.

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Saki is about 184 kilometers North-West of Ibadan.

Saki town is the oldest town in Yoruba land, founded by an ethnic group that occupies by western Africa, essentially the nations of Nigeria, Benin, and Togo.

Saki is referred to as the food basket of Oyo state because of its agricultural activities.

Saki, Nigeria has significant tourism potential due to its rich cultural heritage, natural attractions, and historical significance. Some of the tourism potential includes:

1. Cultural festivals: Saki is known for its vibrant cultural festivals, such as the Saki Day celebration, which showcases the town’s rich cultural heritage.

2. Historical landmarks: The town has historical landmarks like the Palace of Okere Land, which serves as a museum and a center for cultural activities.

3. Natural attractions: Asabari, and some other Mountains and Oge Dam, Basaori, and Aganran rocks offer breathtaking scenery and opportunities for hiking, camping, and relaxation.

4. Traditional markets: The Saki Sango Market, New Gbawojo Market, and Owode Market offer a glimpse into the town’s commercial activities and traditional commerce.

5. Wildlife: The Old Oyo National Park is home to various wildlife species, offering opportunities for game viewing and wildlife exploration.

6. Cuisine: Saki is renowned for its delicious traditional cuisine, such as amala, ewedu, and gbegiri, which tourists can experience.

7. Traditional crafts: The town is known for its traditional crafts, such as weaving, pottery, and woodcarving, which tourists can learn about and support.

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