The Ondo State Executive Council on Thursday approved the adoption of an Indigenous Anthem which projects the tradition and culture of the Yoruba tribe.

The state Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu ,SAN, who made the announcement at the commencement of the state executive council meeting said the anthem will henceforth be sang immediately after the National Anthem at official and public functions.

The Yoruba Anthem was rendered by the cultural troope of the state ministry of Culture and Tourism and sang by all members of the state executive council.

The lyrics of the Oodua Anthem goes thus;

Ise wa fun ile wa
Fun Ile Ibi Wa
Ka gbee ga
Ka gbee ga
Ka gbee ga fun aye ri
Igbagbo wa ni pe Bati beru la bomo Ka sise
Ka sise
Ka sise ka jo la
Isokan ati ominira
Ni ke je ka maa lepa
Tesiwaju f opo ire Ati ohun to dara
Omo Oodua dide Bo si ipo eto re
Iwo ni imole Gbogbo Adulawo