Iwo is a City in Osun State, Nigeria that is the seat of the Iwo Kingdom , a traditional state. The Iwo people, like all other people of Yoruba stock are said to have belonged to Ile-Ife from where they migrated sometimes in the 14th century. The earliest settlement initiated by Adekola Telu a prince from Ife. Adekola Telu was the son of the 16th Ooni of Ife a female called Luwo Gbagida. The only predicted land with the symbol of the parrots to locate where the promised land will be found which happens to be the present Iwoland The City formerly part of old Oyo state was later separated and became one of the major townships in Osun State, Nigeria.