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Benin Empire Famous Warriors/Generals -Part Two

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Benin Empire Famous Warriors/Generals -Part Two

This is the continuation from yesterday’s post.

General Enowe of Ughoha from Isha clan: A very powerful warrior, fought many wars with Ozolua about 1481-1504 AD and Oba Esigie about 1504-1550 AD.

General Prince Aruanran, chief of Udo: A man of great stature. He fought many wars against is Brother Oba Esigie about 1504-1550 AD before he was finally defeated.

General Osemwughe the Iyase of Udo: Let rebellious warriors against Oba Esigie. They were called Emwan N’ Udo (Udo deserters) now known as Ondo. Their chief rebel, chief Osemwughe is what is now known as Osemawe of Ondo.

General Aile and General Odobo: Led expedition against Osemwughe and his rebels. Ikale town derive it name from Eko Aile (Aile camp) and Akotogbo town from Eko-Odobo (Odobo camp).

General Ekpennede: The Iyase of Benin during the reign of Oba Ehinguda about 1578-1606 AD. He led the Benin royal army against the Oyos and after many battles, a treaty of peace was made which set the Benin and Oyo boundary at Atun in the Ekiti Kingdom. He also warred against the Ibos subdued various towns and villages.

General Agban: The Ezomo of Benin during the reign of Oba Orhogbua. Led a successful expedition, Igidi the first town he captured was renamed agban corrected to Agbor.

General Ehennua: Commander of the royal army during the Benin civil war of 1712 AD.

General Imanran Adiagbon and General Emokpaogbe the Agboghidi of Ugo: Led the punitive expedition against Oboro-Uku, to avenge the killing of Adesuwa the daughter of Ezomo of Uzebu, by the Ogie of Oboro-Uku, during the reign of Oba Akengbuda about 1750-1804 AD.

General  Imadiyi, General Oyodo and General Omemu: Conquered Ekiti kingdom during the reign of Oba Osemwende about 1816-1847 AD.

General Laisolobi: A Brave and faithful general under Oba Ozolua about 1418-1504 AD.

General Ebikinmwin: Fought the invading British forces in Gwatto Ughoton during the expedition of 1897 many British were killed.

General Laisolobi: A brave and faithful General under Oba Ozolua about 1418-1504 AD.

General Okhonmiovo of Iguis  during the reign of Oba Ozolua about 1418- 1504 AD
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