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Ado (Lagos Oba)

Ado (Lagos Oba)

Ado (Lagos Oba)
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From Nigeria
Gender male
Birth Nigeria
Death Nigeria
Peoplepill ID ado
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Oba Ado who reigned from 1630-1669 was the first Oba of Lagos. He was son of Ashipa, whom the Oba of Benin rewarded with title of Head of War Chief and Governor of Iddo Island. Ado's son, Gabaro was the second Oba of Lagos.

First Oba of Lagos

Ado collected yearly tributes from his subjects which in turn were remitted to the Oba of Benin as tribute.


Iddo Island is named after Oba Ado.

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