Egba Anthem – JAC Motors Abeokuta 10KM Race

The Egba Anthem

Egba Anthem (Yoruba)

Lori oke o’un petele Ibe l’agbe bi mi o
Ibe l’agbe to mi d’agba oo Ile ominira

Chorus: Maa yo, maa yo, maa yo o; l’Ori Olumo; Maa yo, maa yo, maa yo o; l’Ori Olumo

Abeokuta ilu Egba N ko ni gbagbe e re
N o gbe o l’eke okan mi Bii ilu odo oya
Emi o f’Abeokuta sogo N o duro l’ori Olumo
Maayo l’oruko Egba ooo Emi omoo Lisabi

Chorus: Maa yo, maa yo, maa yo o; l’Ori Olumo; Maa yo, maa yo, maa yo o; l’Ori Olumo

Emi o maayo l’ori Olumo, Emi o s’ogoo yi l’okan mi
Wipe ilu olokiki o, L’awa Egba n gbe

Chorus: Maa yo, maa yo, maa yo o; l’Ori Olumo; Maa yo, maa yo, maa yo o; l’Ori Olumo

Egba Anthem (English)

Atop the mountains and the valleys there, I was born
Such is the place where I was brought up the land of freedom.

Chorus: Rejoice, rejoice, rejoice on Olumo Rock, Rejoice, rejoice, rejoice atop the Rock of Olumo

I will make Abeokuta my glory I will stand tall on Olumo Rock Rejoice in the name of Egba I, a child of Lisabi.

Chorus: Rejoice, rejoice, rejoice on Olumo Rock, Rejoice, rejoice, rejoice atop the Rock of Olumo.

Abeokuta, the Land of the Egba, I will etch you on my heart Like the land beyond the Niger River I will continue to rejoice on top of Olumo Rock I will make this glory in my heart that it is in a famous town that the Egba people dwell

Chorus: Rejoice, rejoice, rejoice on Olumo Rock, Rejoice, rejoice, rejoice atop the Rock of Olumo.