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Local Governments In Ogun State
IJEBU ODE

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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

Ijebu-ode Local Govenrment was created on March 11, 1938 with the headquarter at Ijebu-Ode.Since its inception several years ago. Ijebu-Ode Local Govenment has witnessed one reform or the other. Ijebu-Ode became the seat of the Ijebu Divisional Council when created as Ijebu Division. The advent of Military Administrative appoach in Local Government reforms brougth drastic change in 1973. However, the 1973.reform put the Local Government on a sound footing and since then, it has been witnessing verging degree of change.In 1991, Odogbolu Local Government was carved out  of Ijebu- Ode Local Government and later Ijebu North-East in1996. Despite the creation of these two Local Government, Ijebu-Ode3 still remain a formidable council because of its leading roles among the Local Government in the Country today.

BOUNDRIES

The Local Government Area is bounded in the North by Ijebu-North ; in the east by Ijebu-East Local Government and in the south by Lagos State, While Odogbolu Local Goverment is to the western side.

POPULATION     

297,582{1991 Population Census}

OCCUPATION

v Trading

v Farming-Cassava, Melon, Palm-Oil, Kolanuts e.t.c, and

v Manufacturing

 

CULTURAL BACKGRUND

Dialect  -      Ijebu

Food     -      Ikokore

ADMINISTRATIVE/POLITICAL DIVISION

Currently, it has eleven electroral wards namely:

v Isoku- Osasa Ward

v Odo- Esa Ward

v Itantebo/ Ita- Ogbin Ward

v Ijada/ Imepe 1 Ward

v Ijada/ Imepe 11 Ward

v Porogun 1 ward

v Porgun 11 Ward

v Isoku- Osasa Ward

v Odo- Esa Ward

v Itantebo/ Ita- Ogbin Ward

v Ijada/ Imepe 1 Ward

v Ijada/ Imepe 11 Ward

v Porogun 1 ward

v Porogun 11 Ward

v Ijasi-Idepo Ward

v Odo Egba/ Oliworo Ward

v Isiwo Ward

v Itamapako Ward