AFRICAN MYTHOLOGY

The Gods and Spirits of Africa

JAKUTA

African Lightning God

God of Thunderstorms and Lightning

Known as the Thrower of Light, he’s always been a bit displeased with mankind’s behavior. When he gets irritated he chucks light around and growls most angrily.

Despite the similarities he has never been SHANGO. He was around long before that upstart.

JAKUTA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : JAKUTA
Area or people : Yoruba people of Nigeria and Benin
Location : Africa
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Lightning
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : OKAY, not bad
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 6794
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Article last updated on 10 January 2014 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "JAKUTA: God of Lightning from African mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 10 Jan. 2014. Web. 2 September 2014.

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