Lisabi Elite Association of Houston

Notable Egbas

Notable Egba people

  • Lisabi Agbongbo Akala led the Egba revolt against Oyo and is regarded as the father of the Egba.
  • SODEKE - Who was then the SERIKI of EGBA led the fleeing EGBAs to ABEOKUTA in 1830 after the death of LAMODI. SODEKE’s father was from Iporo but his mother,EFUWON,was from Gbagura
  • Madam Tinubu, Efunroye Tinubu was a wealthy Egba trader and first Iyalode of Egbaland
  • Efunsetan Aniwura, the second Iyalode of Ibadan, was a wealthy and powerful Egba trader who later settled in Ibadan
  • Chief Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo, Former Military head of State 1977- 1979 and former civilian President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007
  • Chief Ernest Adegunle Oladeinde Shonekan, lawyer, interim President of Nigeria in 1993
  • Late Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, businessman and politician
  • Senator Ibikunle Amosun, Chettered Accountant, Politician and later Governor of Ogun State 2011-
  • Chief Olusegun Osoba, journalist, former MD Daily Times of Nigeria, former Governor of Ogun State
  • Prince Bola Ajibola, former Chief Justice of the Federation, former Judge, International Court of Justice
  • Justice George Oladeinde Sowemimo, Jurist, Former Chief Justice of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • Wole Soyinka, author, activist and Nobel laureate
  • F. R. A. Williams, lawyer, Senior Advocate of Nigeria
  • Chief Dr. Moses Adekoyejo Majekodunmi, Administrator of the Western Region, Chief Medical Director, St. Nicholas Hospital
  • Chief Simeon Adebo, Distinguished Administrator and one time Nigerian Parmanent representative to United nations
  • Late Alhaji Lateef Adegbite, Lawyer and later Attorney General of the Western Region of Nigeria, who later became Secretary-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs
  • Chief Mrs. Bola Kuforiji-Olubi, former Chairman, UBA
  • Chief Olusegun Osunkeye, former Managing Director (later Chairman) of Nestle Nigeria Plc
  • Fela Anikulapo Kuti, musician and activist
  • Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, physician
  • Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, activist
  • Chief Ebenezer Obey Fabiyi, renowned musician, known as Ebenezer Obey
  • Sir Adetokunbo Adegboyega Ademola, KBE, GCON, PC, SAN (1 February 1906 - 29 January 1993) was a Nigerian jurist, former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, and son of King Ladapo Ademola II, paramount leader as the Alake of the Egba clan of Nigeria
  • Late Chief Mrs. Bisoye Tejuoso. Former Iyalode of Egbaland, mother of the current Osile of Oke Ona Egba was a prominent Nigerian businesswoman from Abeokuta



The first church in Nigeria was built in Abeokuta in 1898 at AKE and it is now known as the Cathedral of St. Peters (Anglican Communion)

Ransome Kuti House at Isale Igbehin Abeokuta

The Centenary Hall built in 1830


Ogun River