Addiboo is the name of a village situated on the Yendi Bimbilla Road it is 15m from Yendi. The big baobab tree your are seeing in the picture is situated there and it is over two hundred years old, in 1876 when the Germans were trying to extend their rule to Yendi, in the Dagbon State the then King of Dagbon State Yaa Naa Andanibila (Andani Il). Resisted the German Occupation and quickly mobilise his defence forces, and under the command of Kambonna kpema Ziblim "Wogubegu Kankam-puya" (the poisenours snake), they quickly moved from Yendi to Adiboo and laid under the baobab tree battle ready for the Germans.
And when the Germans finally arrived in Adiboo from Bimbilla, the battle started and it was a fears fight, the Dagbon State warriors were using spears, swords, bow and arrows in fighting while riding their horses, while the Germans were using armour vehicles and raffles, and as the battle was ranging on the Dagbon State fighters were using their horses in climbing the baobab tree to and from and up to date the foot prints of the horses are still visible on the tree. And as is being said that knowledge is powerful than strength the Germans won the war and occupied Dagbon State and Yendi was the seat of the German administration.
The baobab tree gain the nick name Ninmeetua because of the fact that the war took place under and around the tree. The name of a baobab tree in Dabanli is TUA and Ninmoo is to be serious, hence (Ninmotua — serious (baobab tree.)