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Local Governments In Ogun State
SAGAMU

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HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

Sagamu Local Government came into being on 23rd September, 1991. It was carved out of the old Remo Local Government . The local government is peopled by all tribes in Nigeria though Remo dialect of Yoruba lanuage is the main local language. The Sabo area of offin, Sagamu, can be mistaken for any typical northern town for language, culture and setting.

Occupation of the people is mainly farming. This local government producesd the Best Farmer of the Year 1993 at both state and national levels. Also, the local government has majority of her people as Kola-nut farmers.

POPULATION  
 
 203,350 {1997 Census figure}
 
AGRICULTURE AND PROSPECTS

The people of Sagamu Local Government area are predominantly farmers. The major cash crop is Kolanut. Food crop such as cassava, melon maize and yam are however grown as supplement.

BOUNDRY
 
It is bounded by Odogbolu local Government, Lagos State,Ikenne Local Government and Obafemi Owode Local  Government in the east,north and west respectively.
 
 
VEGETATION.           
 
Rain forest

LAND AREA  

68.03sq kms

ADMINISTRATION/POLITICAL WARDS

For adminisrative and political convenience . Sagamu Local Government is divided into 15 wards, namely:

  • Oko Epe & Itunla 1
  • Oko Epe & Itunla 11
  • Aiyegbami/ Ijoku
  • Sabo 1
  • Sabo11
  • Itunsoku/ Oyebajo
  • Ijagba
  • Latawa
  • Ode-Iemo
  • Ogijo/ Ikosi
  • Surulere
  • Isote
  • Simawa
  • Agbowa
  • Ibido/Itun Alara.

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