The ancestors of today’s Emure Ijaloke can be traced to Ile-Ife, the cradle of the Yorubas.
Oral History has has it that the present day Emure-Ekiti once had a homestead in a place called Ilare, in ILe-Ife around 1290AD and were there for well over two hundred centuries.
Emure-Ekiti shares boundaries with towns and or kingdoms like Ise-ekiti, Orun-Ekiti, Emure Ile-Owo and Arigidi Akoko.
The present sites of Emure-Ekiti was far away farm (OKE OKO) of Emure people at Igbo-Owa.
At about 1780, a serious fight was said to have taken place in the settlement which report got to Igbo-Owa that Ogun ja loke Oko (war was fought at the far away farm which gives us the name “Ijaloke” till today).