The Value of Ayò Game among the Yorùbá
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A Publication of the Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages, Adékúnlé Ajásin University, Àkùngbá
Ayo is an indigenous game among the Yorùbá. This paper looks at the game, its function, techniques and psychological import. The paper also explores the verbal art in the game and its peculiar language. It concludes with the fact that Ayò performs important roles in the Yorùbá society and in the life of the individual.