Sulaiman Aremu Ajilara
Ila Orangun in Osun State, Nigeria
Sulaiman Aremu Ajilara aka Ajobiewe is one of Nigeria’s Legendary Esa Oriki Orile exponents. Born in Ila Orangun in Osun State. He started his craft in the year 1962 at the age of 7 years. He has transverse many of the western states in Nigeria with what he knows best “ Esa Oriki Orile”. In the Yoruba traditional setting oriki is a praise poetry which is often used to arouse people and connect them to their root. Oriki can take the form of local chant consisting of praise songs that identify a family or individual with his or her roots.
Yoruba Race Award
Ogun Radio Ambassador for Culture
As Aare Erinlakatabu
As Eleewi Oodua