Lawal Ohane

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Lawal Onukoko Ohane was a Nigerian traditional chief from Ebiraland who held a native chieftancy title within the Agada clan in Okene.

Ohane was born around 1890 and he is from Okengwen. He worked as a farmer, trader and hunter and was known as a well traveled man. After accepting Islam, he went on a pilgrimage to Mecca in 1924 with the then Atta Ibrahim, both men later played a pioneering role in propagating Islam in Ebiraland. Ohane is considered a friend and associate of Atta Ibrahim who was appointed the native ruler in Okene in 1917. He worked with Ibrahim's native administration system in propagating some of the latter's policies.