Àgbàlagbà- Here’s The Meaning.

Àgbàlagbà is a Yorùbá Word for “elderly person” or “aged person” or “old person”.

Àgbàlagbà are to be respected, feared and honored in Yoruba land. Being an Àgbàlagbà is a respectable stage in one’s life as a Yoruba. As a young person you can’t talk back to an Àgbàlagbà or question them in Yorùbá land.


1. Àwọn olórí wá lorilẹ ede Naijiria, àgbàlagbà ní wọ́n…

(Our leaders in this nation Nigeria, are all elderly people..)

Moyinoluwa Olawoye

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