OGUN LAKAAYE: AN EARLY CREATIVE INVENTOR AND YORUBA PROGENITOR OF DYNAMIC TECHNOLOGY
- This electronic book has 52 pages about Ogun Lakaaye: An Early Creative Inventor and Yoruba Progenitor of Dynamic Technology.
- Despite the era they found themselves, African’s ancestors had left us with ancient landmark, but we must endeavour to build upon that landmark with creativity and effective use of creativity they set as standards for human advancement, Ogun Lakaaye is far beyond a deity of worship, but a platform for black man and Africa re-emergence to global competitiveness and relevance.
- Most of our ancestors were posthumously deified which connotes the name “Orisa”. Orisa (deity) means eni ti ori sa da (one whose destiny picked and created uniquely). Most of them were inventors who had a particular skill or mastery in a specific field. They were able to make the world better than they found it hence, after death they are being venerated as a reference or an icon who lived that particular lifestyle of greatness in totality.
- Ogun Lakaaye is a prominent deity(orisa)/ancestor in Yoruba indigenous cosmology. He is renowned and might not require the introduction needed for some other deities in Yorubaland. In Yoruba mythology; Ogun is referred to as “Oshin Imole” – the leader of the deities because he once led the other deities to earth. This is the reason he is frequently referred to as “Olulana” (path-finder) and given this superior position among deities.