One that makes a sound like the "odu".
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Another way to look at the name is 'one who cries like the bell', or 'one who sounds the warning bells in his song... not a towncrier, but a social activist using his songs.' Source: https://twitter.com/dapogundipe/status/983660048252628992
Ìtumọ̀ ẹyọ-ẹyọa - one who
ró - make a sound
bí - like
odu - the bells around a dog's neck, in Ìjẹ̀bú dialect.
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