A toast of Ijesa people
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A toast of Ijesa people by Ayo Fatubarin

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Published by Keynotes Publishers in Ilesa .
Written in English


  • Ijesa (African people) -- Biography,
  • Ilesa Region (Nigeria) -- Description and travel

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAyo Fatubarin.
SeriesPatriotic reflections on Ijesaland -- no. 2
LC ClassificationsDT515.45.I348 F384 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 156 p. ;
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23965431M
ISBN 10978375842X
ISBN 109789783758421
LC Control Number2009382032

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