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Local Governments In Ogun State
IFO

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ODOGBOLU
YEWA NORTH
OBAFEMI-OWODE
IJEBU NORTH - EAST
ABEOKUTA SOUTH
ADO-ODO/OTA
IFO
YEWA SOUTH
SAGAMU
ODEDA
IJEBU NORTH
IJEBU ODE
IMEKO-AFON
ABEOKUTA NORTH
REMO NORTH
EWEKORO
IKENNE
IPOKIA
OGUN WATERSIDE
IJEBU- EAST

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

The present Ifo Local Government is the first half of of the old Ifo Local Government  from which Ewekoro Local Government was carved out in Decemer 5, 1996. The Local Government is predominantly peopled by all the sections of Egbas(i.e. Egba-Alake,Egba -Owu, Egba Oke-Ona and Egba-gbadura) and the Aworis and all other sub-ethnic groups co-existing in a peaceful atmosphere.

The people in Ifo Local Government area are predominantly farmers, trader and general businesspeople. The main staple food in the area is fufu made from cassava. The main cash and food crops abundantly grown in the area are kolanut, palm kernel,sugar cane,rice (Ofada), cassava, yam, maize, plantain, vegetables and fruits.

 

BOUNDARIES

Yewa South Local Government in the West, Ewekoro Local Government in the North, in the East by Obafemi-Owode Local Government and in the South by Ado-Odo\Ota in Ogn State and Kosofe, Ikeja and Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government in Lagos State.           

LAND AREA 

82,000 sq km.

POPULATION

186,000

TERRAIN

The terrain of the Local Government is generally flat with few hills and bodies of water in few places and example of which is the Ogun River flowing through Isheri Olofin.

ADMINISTRATIVE/POLITCAL DIVISIONS 

v Ifo I

v Ifo II

v Ifo III

v Agbado Central ward IV

v Akute-Ajuwon ward V

v Isheri ward VI

v Oke-Aro-Ibaragun ward VII

v Ososun ward VIII

v Sunren ward IX

v Coker ward X

v     Ibogun ward IX