The Oke Maria, Oka Hills provide attractive scenery for visitors and tourists to the area. Oka town is located North-East of Akure, state capital.
It is in Akoko South-West Local Government it is about 113 kilometers away. The Roman Catholic Mission had occupied one of these hills for sometime now. This hill is labelled St. Mary's Hill and there is a Catholic Shrine dedicated to virgin Mary.
A statue of the virgin Mary is conspicuously erected on the top of the hill.
Christians of different denominations visit this resort centre in the second week of February every year. Over 500,000 pilgrims visit this centre yearly.
This St. Mary's hill was spotted in 1916 by Rev. Father Cerminath. This beautiful virgin Mary statue was donated by the family of Dr. Olivomi