Obalokun Agana Erin

Obalokun Agana Erin was the Alaafin of Oyo in the times when salt was first introduced to the empire. Obalokun was the first¬†Alaafin after Oduduwa, reported to have made friends from beyond the continent of Africa. There is a story of how his messengers numbering hundreds were missing, never to be found again, after embarking on a journey to deliver gifts to a fellow royal across the Sahara. A white traveler was said to have visited Oyo during Obalokun Agana Erin’s reign.