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The state of Ketu is located in present-day Republic of Benin. In the Yoruba language, the word oba means king or ruler. It is also common for the rulers of the various Yoruba domains to have their own special titles. In Ketu the Oba is referred to as the Aleketu of Ketu

Tenure Incumbent Notes

c.1500 Capital moved to Ketu

1795 to 1816 Ajibolu, Oba

1816 to 1853 Adebiya, Oba

1853 to December 1858 Adegbede, Oba

December 1858 to 1867 Adiro, Oba

1867 to 1883 Osun Ojeku, Oba

1883 to 1886 Agidigbo Hungbo, regent

1886 Conquest by Danhome

1893 Restoration by France under protectorate

1893 to 1894 Ida, regent ♀

13 February 1894 to 1918 Oyengen, Oba

1918 to 1936 Ademufekun Dudu, Oba

1937 to 1963 Alamu Adewori Adegibite, Oba

1963 Abolition of Ketu state

Sources[edit]

http://www.rulers.org/benitrad.html http://www.citrus-moon.com

See also[edit]

Benin

Yoruba states

List of rulers of the Yoruba state of Dassa List of rulers of the Yoruba state of Icha List of rulers of the Yoruba state of Oyo List of rulers of the Yoruba state of Sabe

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