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Akinla is the fifth movement of the African Suite by the British educated Nigerian jazz organist, Fela Sowande (1913-1987) composed in 1952. The thematic source is drawn from a Nigerian high-life dance tune in Theme and Variations form depicting indigenous African string ensembles and drums.

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