If you have ever wondered, how many Local Government Areas do we have in Ogun State? Then this article is for you. There are Twenty (20) Local Government areas in Ogun State, Nigeria and the capital city of Ogun State is Abeokuta. Abeokuta means Refuge Among Rocks and it is the biggest city in Ogun State.
Ogun State was created on 3rd February 1976 and it is one of the 36 States in Nigeria. The other States in Nigeria include Edo, Lagos, Abia, Benue, Delta, Rivers State, and so on. In this article, the OgunObservers shall list and explain the 20 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Ogun State.
Local Government Areas in Ogun State
- Abeokuta North Local Government.
- Abeokuta South Local Government.
- Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government.
- Ewekoro Local Government.
- Ifo Local Government.
- Ijebu East Local Government.
- Ijebu North Local Government.
- Ijebu North East Local Government.
- Ijebu Ode Local Government.
- Ikenne Local Government.
- Imeko Afon Local Government.
- Ipokia Local Government.
- Obafemi Owode Local Government.
- Odogbolu Local Government.
- Odeda Local Government.
- Ogun Waterside Local Government.
- Remo North Local Government.
- Sagamu Local Government.
- Yewa North Local Government.
- Yewa South Local Government.
Now, let us discuss the 20 Ogun Local Government Areas listed above…
1. Abeokuta North Local Government:
Abeokuta North is one of the 20 Local Government Areas (LGAs) we have in Ogun State. The headquarters of Abeokuta North LGA is located in Akomoje and it is made up of several towns.
Towns in Abeokuta North Local Government include:
- Ita Balogun,
- Ita Iyalode,
- Ita Morin,
- Ita Oje,
- Oke Iddo,
- Ajitadun and
- Iyalo Iliewo Oke.
2. Abeokuta South Local Government:
Abeokuta South is another Local Government Area in Ogun State. The headquarters of Abeokuta South is located in the town of Ake Abeokuta.
Towns in Abeokuta South Local Government include:
- Abesin Isale,
- Abesin Oke,
- Abule – Aje,
- Abule -Oke,
- Adeku and Afonja.
3. Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government:
Ado Odo Ota Local Government area is one of the 20 local government areas of Ogun State and it is headquartered in Ota.
The towns in Ota Local Government are:
- Kooko Ebiye Town,
- Owode and
- Sango Ota.
4. Ewekoro Local Government:
The headquarters of Ewekoro, Ogun state is in Itori, and the towns under this local Government Area are
- Isofin orile,
- Isola, Itori,
- Itori Alase,
- Iwokun Nia.
5. Ifo Local Government:
Ifo Local Government Area is one of the Twenty (20) LGA in Ogun State consisting of several towns and villages including
- Pakoto, and
6. Ijebu East Local Government:
Ijebu North East Local Government Area is one of the LGAs in Ogun state with its headquarters located in the town of Atan consisting of several towns such as
- Gbawojo and
7. Ijebu North Local Government.
Ijebu is a popular name in Ogun State and other parts of Nigeria. So long Ogun State is concerned, We have Ijebu north and Ijebu North East LGAs. Under Ijebu North Local government, we have places like
- Aba Abekok,
- Aba Atala,
- Aba kaka,
- Aba Mosemi,
- Aba Nene,
- Aba Oke,
- Aba Panu, Aba Tedu, Aba Togungbe, Abekoko, Agbanje, Aityetutu and Ajalorun.
8. Ijebu North East Local Government.
Ijebu Ode Local Government Area is the second-largest Local Government Area in Ogun State. The headquarters of Ijebu North East is located in Ijebu-Igbo and the LGA Comprises areas like
- Ijagun Ijari
- Iwesi Village,
- Latogun, etc
9. Ijebu Ode Local Government.
Ijebu-East Local Government Area has its administrative headquarters located in Ogbere with 3 major districts which are
- Ogbere, and
10. Ikenne Local Government.
Ikenne is a Local Government Area in Ogun State and its headquarters is located in Ikenne and towns there are
- Irolu, and
11. Imeko Afon Local Government.
Imeko Afon is a Local Government Area located in the town of Imeko, and consists of districts of
- Ilubo, I
- Ita Egbe,
- Ita ige,
- Oke Eye,
- Oke Iwo,
- Oke Ojomo,
- Okere and
12. Ipokia Local Government.
Ipokia Local Government Area is in Ogun State at the town of Ipokia where its administrative headquarter is cited, It comprises of the following towns and villages such as
- Ita Egbe and
13. Obafemi Owode Local Government.
The headquarters of Obafemi Owode LGA is in the town of Owode and is made up of several towns which are as follows
- Odekunle Abatan,
- Odeyemi Olugbo,
- Oluwo Ifote,
- Oseni Kehinde,
- Osiele Sanya Akiloju.
14. Odogbolu Local Government.
Odogbolu Local Government Area is located in Odogbolu town and comprises of the towns and villages of
- Ijesa Ijebu,
- Omju Warun,
15. Odeda Local Government.
The administrative headquarters of Odeda is located at the town of Odeda. In this local government, we have places like
- Rogun Rogun,
- Ego and
16. Ogun Waterside Local Government.
Ogun Waterside is a LGA in Ogun state and has its headquarters in Abigi town, the towns in Ogun Waterside are
- Araromi Odo,
- Araromi Oke,
- Ayetunmara and
- Bolorun Duro.
17. Remo North Local Government:
Remo North Local Government Area with its headquarters situated in Isara Remo, consisting of towns like
- Ipara and
18. Sagamu Local Government:
Sagamu LGA consisting of villages and districts of
- Ewo Oliwo,
- Ewu Dihomey,
- Ode Lemo,
- Imogun, I
- Ipa and
19. Yewa North Local Government:
Yewa North Local Government Area has its headquarters in situated at Ayetoro town and consists of other towns which include
- Oja and
20. Yewa South Local Government:
Yewa South Local government area in Ogun State has its administrative headquarters in Illaro. The towns in Yewa South include
- Ifeko Wajo,
- Abule Abu,
- Abule Ademola,
- Abule Ajayi Odi,
- Abule Akegbo,
- Onijam &
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