I am a Peacock and the symbol of Heritage and Pride for the Offa people, Today, I shall be telling you about the Brief History of Offa and her people to date.
Offa is a city located in Kwara State, central Nigeria with a population of about 90,000 inhabitants. The vegetation in Offa is savanna vegetation and the town is noted for its weaving and dyeing trade, using vegetable dyes made from locally grown indigo and other plants. Offa is well known for the cultivation of Sweet potatoes and maize which also formed part of the favorite staple foods of the indigenes in the town. Offa in one of her eulogy is addressed as the home of sweet potatoes. Cattle, Goats, and Sheep are also raised in the environs. The key religions practiced in the town are:- Islam, Christianity, and Traditional religions.