SUYA Iwe Iroyin

Location Abeokuta, Ogun.NG
Client Self-sponsored 
Category Documentary


Suya Iwe Iroyin, with its origins deeply rooted in the flavors of Northern Nigeria, has become a beloved dish that transcends regional boundaries.

The name “Suya” itself is a harmonious adaptation from the rich culture of the Hausa language of Northern Nigeria, where it mean a delectable meat delicacy. Suya has evolved into a culinary phenomenon that has captured the hearts and palates of people across the nation. However; in the vibrant city of Abeokuta, Suya-we Iroyin stands out as unique and cherished meat steaks that no passerby would want to miss

whenever the sun sets over the lively streets of Oke-Ilewo, The enticing aroma of sizzling meat wafts through the air, drawing in hungry customers and curious onlookers alike to Ogun state press secretariat, a hub of journalistic activity during the day, always transforms into a haven for food enthusiasts come evening.

What sets Suya Iwe Iroyin apart is not just the perfectly grilled skewers of meat but the ritualistic experience of indulging in this culinary delight. The skilled suya vendors(Aboki), with their expert hands and time-honored techniques, turn ordinary cuts of meat into succulent masterpieces. The sizzle of meat on the grill becomes a wonder that resonates with the city’s pulse.

The secret lies not only in the marination of the meat but also in the special blend of spices that coat each skewer. Suya Iwe Iroyin has mastered the delicate balance of flavors – the subtle heat of the pepper, the smokiness from the grill, and the tenderness of the perfectly cooked meat converge to create a culinary harmony that lingers on the taste buds.

As patrons gather around, sharing stories and laughter, the suya experience becomes a social affair, fostering a sense of community. It’s not just a meal; it’s a tradition, a celebration of local flavors that brings people together.

Suya Iwe Iroyin in Abeokuta is not merely about satisfying hunger; it’s about savoring the essence of Nigerian culinary heritage. The press secretariat transforms into a stage where the drama of grilling unfolds, and each skewer tells a story of tradition, passion, and, above all, flavor.

So, the next time you find yourself wandering through the streets of Oke-Ilewo as the sun sets, follow your nose to Suya Iwe Iroyin, where the spirit of Northern Nigeria dances with the vibrant energy of Abeokuta, creating a culinary masterpiece that stands the test of time