List of Local Governments in Osun State

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Osun State is located in south-western Nigeria. Its capital is Osogbo. The state was created on the 27th of August, 1991 from part of the old Oyo State. The state derives its name from the River Osun. There are 30 local government areas in Osun state. This article covers all information on the local government areas in Osun state.

List of Local Governments in Osun State

List of Local Governments in Osun State

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Ayedaade

Its headquarters are in the town of Gbongan. Ayedaade has a population of 150,392 people (2006 census). The postal code of the area is 221

Aiyedire

The headquarters of Aiyedire is at Ileogbo town. The major occupation is farming and trading. The postal code of the area is 232.

Atakunmosa East

Atakunmosa East has its headquarters in the town of Iperindo. According to the 2006 census, the area has a population of 76,197 people. The postal code of the area is 233

Atakunmosa West

Atakunmosa West has its headquarters in the town of Osu. According to the 2006 census, the population of the area is 68,643 people. The postal code of the area is 233

Boluwaduro

Boluwaduro has its headquarters in the town of Otan Aiyegbaju. According to the 2006 census, the LGA has a population of 70,775 people. The postal code of the area is 231.

Boripe

Boripe has its headquarters in the town of Iragbiji. According to the 2006 census, Boripe has a population of 139,358 people. The postal code of the area is 230

Ede North

Ede North has its headquarters in the town of Oja Timi. According to the 2006 census, Ede North LGA has a population of 83,831 people. The postal code of the area is 232

Ede South

Ede South has its headquarters in the town of Ede. According to the 2006 census, Ede South LGA has a population of 76,035 people. The postal code of the area is 232

Egbedore

Egbedore has its headquarters in the town of Awo. According to the 2006 census, Egbedore has a population of 74,435 people. The postal code of the area is 232

Ejigbo

Ejigbo LGA is one of the oldest local government areas in Osun state. Ejigbo town is a prominent town and the headquarters of Ejigbo Local Government Area. Ejigbo town is situated in the middle of the region. According to the 2006 census, the LGA has a population of 132,641 people. The major source of income in Ejigbo LGA is farming.

Ife Central

Ife central has its headquarters in the city of Ile Ife. According to the 2006 census, Ife Central has a population of 167,254 people. The postal code of the area is 220

Ife East

Ife East has its headquarters in the town of Oke Ogbo. According to the 2006 census, Ife East LGA has a population of 188,087 people. The postal code of the area is 220

Ife North

Ife North has its headquarters in the town of Ipetumodu. According to the 2006 census, Ife North LGA has a population of 153,694 people. The postal code of the area is 220.

Ife South

Ife South has its headquarters in the town of Ifetedo. According to the 2006 census, Ife South has a population of 135,338 people. The postal code of the area is 220

Ifedayo

Ifedayo is one of the most recently created local government areas in Osun state. Its headquarters are in the town of Oke-Ila Orangun. According to the 2006 census, Ifedayo LGA has a population of 37,058 people. The major ethnic group in Ifedayo LGA is the Ibgomina people. The postal code of the area is 234. The  Ayinkunugba Waterfalls is a point of tourism in Ifedayo.

Ifelodun

Ifelodun has its headquarters in the town of Ikirun (10 minute drive from Osogbo, the state capital). According to the 2006 census, the LGA has a population of 96,748 people.

Ila

Ila has its headquarters in the town of Ila Orangun. According to the 2006 census, Ila has a population of 62,049 people. The postal code of the area is 234

Ilesa East

Ilesa East has its headquarters in Iyemogun. According to the 2006 census, Ilesa East LGA has a population of 106,586 people. The postal code of the area is 233

Ilesa West

Ilesa West has its headquarters in Omi Aladiye which is on the outskirts of the city of Ilesa. According to the 2006 census, Ilesa West has a population of 103,555 people. The postal code of the area is 233

Irepodun

Irepodun has its headquarters in the town of Ilobu. According to the 2006 census, the LGA has a population of 119,497 people. The postal code of the area is 230.

Irewole

Its headquarters are in the town of Ikire. According to the 2006 census, Irewole has a population of 143,599 people. The postal code of the area is 221

Isokan

Isokan has its headquarters in the town of Apomu. According to the 2006 census, Isokan has a population of 103,177 people. The postal code of the area is 221

Iwo

Iwo is a major and traditional city in Osun state. It is also the seat of the Iwo Kingdom, The Iwo people, like many other Yoruba people are believed to have migrated from Ile-Ife in the 14th century.

Obokun

Obokun has its headquarters in the town of Ibokun. According to the 2006 census, Obokun has a population of 116,511 people. The postal code of the area is 233

Odo Otin

Odo Otin has its headquarters in the town of Okuku. According to the 2006 census, Odo Otin has a population of 134,110 people. The LGA derives its name from the Otin River, which runs through it.

Ola Oluwa

Ola Oluwa has its headquarters in the town of Bode Osi. According to the 2006 census, Ola Oluwa LGA has a population of 76,593 people. The postal code of the area is 232.

Olorunda

Olorunda has its headquarters in Igbona. According to the 2006 census, Olorunda has a population of 131,761 people. The postal code of the area is 230

Oriade

Oriade has its headquarters at Ijebu Ijesha or Ijebu- Jesa. The major ethnic group here is the Ijesa people. According to the 2006 census, Oriade has a population of 148,617 people. The postal code of the area is 233.

Orolu

Orolu has its headquarters in the town of Ifon, also known as Ifon Osun. According to the 2006 census, Orolu has a population of 103,077 people. The postal code of the area is 230

Osogbo LGA

Osogbo is a city in Nigeria that became the capital of Osun state in 1991. Osogbo city is the headquarters of both Osogbo Local Government Area and Olorunda Local Government Area. Osogbo is sometimes called “Ile Aro” (which means home of dyeing) because it is a major dyeing centre.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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