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List Of The 19 Local Government Areas In Ogun State And Their Towns In Nigeria

JEROME MICHAEL EBRUPHIYO Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Basis

 

Introduction

Hi there! Today i am going to introduce to you the list of the 19 local government areas in Ogun state and their towns in Nigeria as well as provide answers to other questions which are frequently asked about Ogun state.

Brief History of Ogun State

Ogun State is a state in southwestern Nigeria which was created in February, 1976 from the former Western State. Ogun State borders Lagos State to the south, Oyo State and Osun State to the north, Ondo State, and the Republic of Benin to the west. Abeokuta is both Ogun State's capital and most populous city; other important cities in the state include Ijebu Ode, the former royal capital of the Ijebu Kingdom, and Sagamu, Nigeria's leading kola nut grower. Ogun state is covered predominantly by rain forest and has wooden savanna in the northwest . Ogun State had a total population of 3,751,140 residents as of 2006. Nicknamed the "Gateway to Nigeria", the state is notable for having a high concentration of industrial estates and being a major manufacturing hub in Nigeria. Major factories in Ogun include the Dangote Cement factory in Ibese, Nestle, Lafarge Cement factory in Ewekoro, Memmcol in Orimerunmu, Coleman Cables in Sagamu and Arepo, Procter and Gamble in Agbara. Ogun State is predominantly a Yoruba state, with the Yoruba language serving as the major language of the state. Ogun State is noted for being the almost exclusive site of Ofada rice production.

List of Local Government Areas in Ogun and their Towns in Nigeria

1. Abeokuta North Local Government Area

It has its administrative headquarters in Akomoje town with about 12 other towns and villages which include:
  • Isagbesan
  • Ita-Kinoshi
  • Ita Balogun
  • Ita Iyalode
  • Ita Morin
  • Ita Oje
  • Oke Iddo
  • Ita
  • Oshin
  • Itaka
  • Ajitadun
  • Iyalo Iliewo Oke

2. Abeokuta South Local Government Area

It has its administrative headquarters in Ake Abeokuta town with about 8 other towns and villages which includes:
  • Abese
  • Abesin Isale
  • Abesin Oke
  • Abomolaso
  • Abule-Aje
  • Abule-Oke
  • Adeku
  • Afonja

3. Ado Odo Ota Local Government Area

It is located in Ota (or Otta) town with about 8 other towns and villages which include:
  • Ado-Odo
  • Agbara
  • Igbesa
  • Iju-Ota
  • Itele
  • Kooko Ebiye
  • Owode
  • Sango Ota

4. Ewekoro Local Government Area

It is located in Itori town with about 16 other towns and districts which include:
  • Lambo
  • Loti
  • Ika
  • Ikeja
  • Ikereku
  • Ikija
  • Ilawo
  • Irenpa
  • Isaye
  • Iseku
  • Ishopin
  • Isofin orile
  • Isola
  • Itori
  • Itori Alase
  • Iwokun Nia

5. Ifo Local Government Area

It consists of about 9 towns and villages which include:
  • Akute
  • Agbado
  • Ifo
  • Ojoolu
  • Abeloju
  • Jagunna
  • Lerin
  • Pakoto
  • Alapoti

6. Ijebu North East Local Government Area

It is located in Atan town with about 9 other towns and districts which include:
  • Tiradona
  • Omutedo
  • Latibigun
  • Ododeyo
  • Irewon
  • Idotun
  • Alemafo
  • Gbawojo
  • Idagunke

7. Ijebu North Local Government Area

It is located in Ijebu Igbo town with about 14 other towns and villages which include:
  • Aajugunle
  • Aba Abekok
  • Aba Atala
  • Aba kaka
  • Aba Mosemi
  • Aba Nene
  • Aba Oke
  • Aba Panu
  • Aba Tedu
  • Aba Togungbe
  • Abekoko
  • Agbanje
  • Aityetutu
  • Ajalorun

8. Ijebu Ode Local Government Area

It has its administrative headquarters in Ijebu-lgbo with about 9 other towns and villages which include:
  • Ijagun Ijari/Ogbogbo
  • Ikangba
  • Imoru
  • Irewon
  • Isasa
  • Porogun
  • Iwade
  • Iwesi
  • Latogun

9. Ijebu-East Local Government Area

It has its administrative headquarters in Ogbere town with 3 major districts which are Fetedo, Ogbere, and Ojowo.

10. Ikenne Local Government Area

It is has its headquaters in Ikenne town with about 5 major towns which include:
  • Iperu
  • Ilisha
  • Ogere
  • Irolu
  • Ikenne

11. Imeko Afon Local Government Area

It is located in Imeko town with about 19 other towns and districts which include:
  • Ilegbe
  • Ilubo
  • Imule
  • Iropo
  • Ita Egbe
  • Ita ige
  • Kajola
  • Koko
  • Lukosi
  • Mede
  • Modoga
  • Mogbara
  • Ogosa
  • Oju-Igo
  • Oke Eye
  • Oke Iwo
  • Oke Ojomo
  • Okere
  • Onibgedu

12. Ipokia Local Government Area

It is located in Ipokia town with about 10 other towns and villages which include:
  • Aseko
  • Ihunbo
  • Koko
  • Oniro
  • Tongeji
  • Alaari
  • Madoga
  • Idiroko
  • Ita Egbe
  • Agosasa

13. Obafemi Owode Local Government Area

It has its headquarters in Owode town with about 9 other towns and villages which include:
  • Obe
  • Odekunle Abatan
  • Odeyemi Olugbo
  • Odi
  • Oduroye
  • Oluwo Ifote
  • Oniworo
  • Oseni Kehinde
  • Osiele Sanya Akiloju

14. Odeda Local Government Area

It has its administrative headquarters in Odeda town with about 12 other towns and villages which include:
  • Ogboye
  • Ogeleje
  • Ogunbayo
  • Oluga
  • Olugbo
  • Rogun Rogun
  • Sokan
  • Agbe
  • Baagbon
  • Bangboye
  • Ego
  • Fagbemi

15. Odogbolu Local Government Area

It is located in Odogbolu town with about 16 other towns and villages which include:
  • Imagbon
  • Imaka
  • Adofe
  • Aiyepe
  • Araromi
  • Eyinwa
  • Ijesa Ijebu
  • Isaye
  • Itamerin
  • Moloko
  • Odogbolu
  • Ogoji
  • Ogudu
  • Okunowa
  • Omju Warun
  • Owoyade

15. Ogun Waterside Local Government Area

It has its headquarters in Abigi town with about 14 other towns anddistricts which include:
  • Agbede
  • Agbure
  • Agerige
  • Agilla
  • Agodo
  • Aiyede
  • Aiyesan
  • Ajegunle
  • Apata
  • Araromi Odo
  • Araromi Oke
  • Arokola
  • Ayetunmara
  • Bolorun Duro

16. Remo North Local Government Area

It has its headquarters in Isara Remo town with about 7 other towns and villages which include:
  • Ilara
  • Isara
  • Ode-Remo
  • Hara
  • Akaka
  • Ipara
  • Orile-Oko

17. Sagamu Local Government Area

It is both a major city and a local government area in Ogun state with about 19 other towns and districts which include:
  • Ajeregn
  • Ewo Oliwo
  • Ewu-Lemo
  • Ewu Dihomey
  • Gbaga
  • Gunsemade
  • Lemo
  • Ode Lemo
  • Ijoko
  • Ijokun
  • Ilara
  • Ilesun
  • Imagbon
  • Imogun
  • Imoro
  • Imusin
  • Imute
  • Ipa
  • Iraye

18. Yewa North Local Government Area

It has its headquarters in Ayetoro town with about 14 other towns and villages which include:
  • Eggua
  • Ebute
  • Ibese
  • Iboro
  • Igbogila
  • Igan-Alade
  • Igan-Okoto
  • Imasai
  • Ijako
  • Komi
  • Sawonjo
  • Joga
  • Oja
  • Owode

19. Yewa South Local Government Area

It has its administrative headquarters in Illaro town with about 16 other towns and villages which include:
  • Ifeko Wajo
  • Ilaro
  • Abu
  • Abule Abu
  • Abule Ademola
  • Abule Ajayi Odi
  • Abule Akegbo
  • Abule
  • Debo
  • Owode
  • Owo
  • Sabo
  • Yakata
  • Onijam
  • Saabe

When was Ogun Created?

Ogun, state, western Nigeria was created in the year 1976 comprising of the former Abeokuta and Ijebu provinces of former Western state, the latter carved out of former Western region in 1967. Ogun is bounded by Oyo and Osun states to the north, Lagos state to the south, Ondo state to the east, and the Republic of Benin to the west.

What's Ogun State known for?

Ogun State is known as the "Gateway to Nigeria". The state is notable for having a high concentration of industrial estates and being a major manufacturing hub in Nigeria.

What is the Origin of Abeokuta?

Abeokuta (also know as the “Refuge Among Rocks”) was founded about 1830 by Sodeke (Shodeke), a hunter and leader of the Egba refugees who fled from the disintegrating Oyo empire. The town was also settled by missionaries (in the 1840s) and by Sierra Leone Creoles, who later became prominent as missionaries and as businessmen.

What was Ogun State Named after?

Ogun state was named after Ogun River.

Which Local Government is Wawa in Ogun State?

He said some of the affected areas include Kara, Isheri, Denro, Akute, Wawa and Warewa, all in Ifo and Obafemi Owode Local Government Areas of the state.

What's the Largest Local Government in Ogun State?

The largest local government area in Ogun State is Ado-Odo/Ota occupying about 234,647 by area Km2

Is Berger Lagos or Ogun State?

Ojodu-Berger (Lagos)/Akute and Isheri (Ifo Local Government Area in Ogun), Alakuko (Lagos)/Sango-Ota (Ogun), Mowe/Ibafo (Obafemi/Owode Local Government Area of Ogun state), Ogijo (Ogun)/Odogunyan/Ikorodu (Lagos), Epe (Ogun)/Ijebu-Ode (Ogun), among others, are communities that are contiguous to one another.

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