Beautiful Nigeria: Erin-Ijesha Waterfalls, Osun State

Erin-Ijesha Waterfalls (also known as Olumirin waterfalls) is located in Erin-Ijesha. It is a tourist attraction located in Oriade local government area, Osun State, Nigeria.

The waterfalls were discovered in 1140 AD by one of the daughters of Oduduwa.

However,”Olumirin waterfall was discovered by hunters in 1140 AD”.

Another source has it that the tourist site was discovered by a woman called Akinla, founder of Erin-Ijesha town and a granddaughter of Oduduwa, during the migration of Ife people to Erin- Ijesa.

The fall features seven levels, on top of which the village Abake is located.

The Erin Ijesha Waterfalls is a popular excursion point for schools around the neighbourhood.

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