Local Government Areas in Ogun State

Ogun state was created in 1976. It is one of the prominent states in the southwestern part of Nigeria. It covers an area of 16,980.55km² and has Ibikunle Amosun as its governor.

1. Abeokuta North Local Government Area

 History of Abeokuta North Local Government Area

Abeokuta North is a Local Government Area in Ogun state which has its headquarters in Akomoje. Abeokuta north Local Government Area houses the Oyan Dam and has a landmass of 808km².

Location of Abeokuta North Local Government Area

This Local Government Area partly occupies the northern axis of Ogun state. It is bounded by Abeokuta south in the south, Odede in the east and north, Egbado north in the west and Imeka Afon in the northwest.

Chairman of Abeokuta North Local Government Area:

Hon Olabode Taofeek

Wards in Abeokuta North Local Government Area

Ogun Abeokuta North Ago Oko 3
Ogun Abeokuta North Elega 4
Ogun Abeokuta North Gbagura 6
Ogun Abeokuta North Ibara Orile/Onisasa 16
Ogun Abeokuta North Ika 7
Ogun Abeokuta North Ikereku 1
Ogun Abeokuta North Ikija 2
Ogun Abeokuta North Ilugun/Iberekodo 5
Ogun Abeokuta North Imala – Idiemi 14
Ogun Abeokuta North Isaga Ilewo 15
Ogun Abeokuta North Ita Osin/Olomore 12
Ogun Abeokuta North Lafenwa 8
Ogun Abeokuta North Oke-Ago Owu 10
Ogun Abeokuta North Olorunda Ijale 13
Ogun Abeokuta North Sabo 9
Ogun Abeokuta North Totoro/Sokori 11

2. Abeokuta South Local Government Area

 History of Abeokuta South Local Government Area

Abeokuta South Local Government Area has its headquarters in Ake Abeokuta. It is the Local Government Area of origin of former speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole. Abeokuta South Local Government Area had a population of 250,278 in 2006 and has an area of 71km².

Location of Abeokuta South Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is bounded by Abeokuta North in the north, Ewekoro and Obafemi Owode in the south, Ode da in the east and Egbado North in the west.

Chairman of Abeokuta South Local Government Area:

Engr Lanre Edun

Wards in Abeokuta South Local Government Area

Ogun Abeokuta South Ago-Egun/Ijesa 9
Ogun Abeokuta South Ake I 1
Ogun Abeokuta South Ake Iii 3
Ogun Abeokuta South Ake Ii 2
Ogun Abeokuta South Erunbe/Oke Ijeun 8
Ogun Abeokuta South Ibara I 14
Ogun Abeokuta South Ibara Ii 15
Ogun Abeokuta South Igbore/Ago Oba 13
Ogun Abeokuta South Ijaye/Idi-Aba 7
Ogun Abeokuta South Ijemo 5
Ogun Abeokuta South Imo/Isabo 12
Ogun Abeokuta South Itoko 6
Ogun Abeokuta South Keesi/Emere 4
Ogun Abeokuta South Sodeke/Sale-Ijeun I 10
Ogun Abeokuta South Sodeke/Sale-Ijeun Ii 11

3. Ado Odo-Ota Local Government Area

 History of Ado Odo-Ota Local Government Area

Ado Odo-Ota Local Government Area was created in 1989. This Local Government Area has its headquarters at Ota and is the second largest Local Government Area in Ogun state. This LGA is dominated majorly by the Awori people and partly by the Egba people. It has a landmass of 878km² and has traditional religion as one of its major religions.

Location of Ado Odo-Ota Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is bordered by Ifo and Egbado South Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Ado Odo-Ota Local Government Area:

Comrade Rotimi Rahmon

Wards in Ado Odo-Ota Local Government Area

Ogun Ado Odo-Ota Ado Odo I 9
Ogun Ado Odo-Ota Ado Odo Ii 10
Ogun Ado Odo-Ota Agbara I 15
Ogun Ado Odo-Ota Agbara/Ejila Awori 16
Ogun Ado Odo-Ota Alapoti 12
Ogun Ado Odo-Ota Atan 6
Ogun Ado Odo-Ota Ere 11
Ogun Ado Odo-Ota Igbesa 14
Ogun Ado Odo-Ota Ijoko 5
Ogun Ado Odo-Ota Iju 7
Ogun Ado Odo-Ota Ilogbo 8
Ogun Ado Odo-Ota Ketu-Adie-Owe 13
Ogun Ado Odo-Ota Ota I 1
Ogun Ado Odo-Ota Ota Ii 2
Ogun Ado Odo-Ota Ota Iii 3
Ogun Ado Odo-Ota Sango 4

4. Ewekoro Local Government Area

 History of Ewekoro Local Government Area

Ewekoro Local Government Area has its administrative headquarters in Itori town. It is a relatively big Local Government Area and is very sparsely populated. This Local Government Area has a landmass of 594km² and had a population of 55,156 in 2006.

Location of Ewekoro Local Government Area

Ewekoro Local Government Area is bordered by Abeokuta South in the north, Ifo in the south, Obafemi Owode in the east and Egbado south and Egbado north in the west.

Chairman of Ewekoro Local Government Area:

Hon Soluade Dele

Wards in Ewekoro Local Government Area

Ogun Ewekoro Abalabi 1
Ogun Ewekoro Arigbajo 3
Ogun Ewekoro Asa/Yobo 2
Ogun Ewekoro Elere/Onigbedu 5
Ogun Ewekoro Itori 4
Ogun Ewekoro Mosan 8
Ogun Ewekoro Obada-Oko 10
Ogun Ewekoro Owowo 9
Ogun Ewekoro Papalanto 6
Ogun Ewekoro Wasimi 7

5. Ifo Local Government Area

 History of Ifo Local Government Area

Ifo is a big and very densely populated Local Government Area in Ogun state. It has its headquarters in Ifo town and also has an area of 521km². Ifo Local Government Area is one of the Local Government Areas in Ogun state that is rapidly getting occupied as a result of the overpopulation in Lagos state.

Location of Ifo Local Government Area

Ifo Local Government Area is bounded by Ewekoro in the north, Obafemi Owode and Sagamu in the east, Ado Odo-Ota in the south and Egbado south in the west.

Chairman of Ifo Local Government Area:

Hon Enilolobo O. O.

Wards in Ifo Local Government Area

Ogun Ifo Agbado 4
Ogun Ifo Ajuwon/Akute 6
Ogun Ifo Coker 10
Ogun Ifo Ibogun 11
Ogun Ifo Ifo I 1
Ogun Ifo Ifo Ii 2
Ogun Ifo Ifo Iii 3
Ogun Ifo Iseri 5
Ogun Ifo Oke-Aro/Ibaragun/Robiyan 7
Ogun Ifo Ososun 8
Ogun Ifo Sunren 9

6. Ijebu East Local Government Area

 History of Ijebu East Local Government Area

Ijebu East is one of the biggest Local Government Areas in Ogun state. It has a landmass of 2,234km² and has its administrative headquarters in Ogbere town.

Location of Ijebu East Local Government Area

Ijebu East Local Government Area is located in the southeastern part of Ogun state. It is bordered by Ogun waterside Local Government Area.

Chairman of Ijebu East Local Government Area:

Hon Ogunde Patrick O.

Wards in Ijebu East Local Government Area

Ogun Ijebu East Ajebandele 11
Ogun Ijebu East Ijebu Ife I 3
Ogun Ijebu East Ijebu Ife Ii 4
Ogun Ijebu East Ijebu Mushin I 1
Ogun Ijebu East Ijebu Mushin Ii 2
Ogun Ijebu East Ikija 6
Ogun Ijebu East Imobi I 9
Ogun Ijebu East Imobi Ii 10
Ogun Ijebu East Itele 7
Ogun Ijebu East Ogbere 8
Ogun Ijebu East Owu 5

7. Ijebu North Local Government Area

 History of Ijebu North Local Government Area

Ijebu North Local Government Area was created in 1979 and has its headquarters in Ijebu Igbo. It is the host Local Government Area of the Olabisi Onabanjo University and has timber business as one of the most thriving occupations of its indigenes. This Local Government Area has a landmass of 967km² and a population of 284,336 in 2006.

Location of Ijebu North Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is bounded by Ijebu East and Odogbolu Local Government Areas

Chairman of Ijebu North Local Government Area:

Otunba Olabisi Oshifeso

Wards in Ijebu North Local Government Area

Ogun Ijebu North Ago Iwoye I 8
Ogun Ijebu North Ago Iwoye Ii 9
Ogun Ijebu North Ako-Onigbagbo/Gelete 10
Ogun Ijebu North Atikori 1
Ogun Ijebu North Japara/Ojowo 2
Ogun Ijebu North Mamu/Etiri 11
Ogun Ijebu North Oke Agbo 5
Ogun Ijebu North Oke Sopin 6
Ogun Ijebu North Omen 3
Ogun Ijebu North Oru/Awa/Ilaporu 7
Ogun Ijebu North Osun 4

8. Ijebu North East Local Government Area

 History of Ijebu North East Local Government Area

Ijebu North East Local Government Area has its administrative headquarters in Atan. It is a small Local Government Area with a landmass of 118km² and a population of 67,634 in the 2006 census.

Location of Ijebu North East Local Government Area

Ijebu northeast is bounded by Ijebu east, Ijebu Ode, and Ijebu north Local Government Area.

Chairman of Ijebu North East Local Government Area:

Barr Femi Odufowokan

Wards in Ijebu North East Local Government Area

Ogun Ijebu North East Atan/Imuku 1
Ogun Ijebu North East Erunwon 10
Ogun Ijebu North East Igede/Itamarun 5
Ogun Ijebu North East Ilese 8
Ogun Ijebu North East Imewiro/Ododeyo/Imomo 3
Ogun Ijebu North East Isoyin 7
Ogun Ijebu North East Odesenlu 4
Ogun Ijebu North East Odosimadegun/Odosebora 2
Ogun Ijebu North East Oju Ona 6
Ogun Ijebu North East Oke-Eri/Ogbogbo 9

9. Ijebu Ode Local Government Area

 History of Ijebu Ode Local Government Area

Ijebu Ode is both a town and an LGA in Ogun state. It is the Local Government Area of origin of quite a number of influential Nigerians. Some of them are Kola Onadipe, Sunday Adelaja, etc. Ijebu Ode Local Government Area has a landmass of 192km² and is majorly occupied by the Yoruba people.

Location of Ijebu Ode Local Government Area

Ijebu Ode Local Government Area is located in the southeastern axis of Ogun state.

Chairman of Ijebu Ode Local Government Area:

Hon. Razak o. Daddah

Wards in Ijebu Ode Local Government Area

Ogun Ijebu Ode Ijade / Imepe I 4
Ogun Ijebu Ode Ijade / Imepe Ii 5
Ogun Ijebu Ode Ijasi/ Idepo 8
Ogun Ijebu Ode Isiwo 10
Ogun Ijebu Ode Isoku/Ososa 1
Ogun Ijebu Ode Itamapako 11
Ogun Ijebu Ode Itantebo 3
Ogun Ijebu Ode Odo-Egbo/Oliworo 9
Ogun Ijebu Ode Odo-Esa 2
Ogun Ijebu Ode Porogun I 6
Ogun Ijebu Ode Porogun Ii 7

10. Ikenne Local Government Area

 History of Ikenne Local Government Area

Ikenne Local Government Area has its administrative headquarters in Ikenne town. It is made up of four towns. They are Ipere, Oger, Ilishan, and Ikenne. This Local Government Area has a landmass of 144km² and has 121 as its postal code.

Location of Ikenne Local Government Area

Ikene is bordered by Shagamu and Odegbolu.

Chairman of Ikenne Local Government Area:

Hon. Salako Tajudeen

Wards in Ikenne Local Government Area

Ogun Ikenne Ikenne I 1
Ogun Ikenne Ikenne Ii 2
Ogun Ikenne Ilisan I 8
Ogun Ikenne Ilisan Ii 9
Ogun Ikenne Ilisan/Irolu 10
Ogun Ikenne Iperu I 3
Ogun Ikenne Iperu Ii 4
Ogun Ikenne Iperu Iii 5
Ogun Ikenne Ogere I 6
Ogun Ikenne Ogere Ii 7

11. Imeko/Afon Local Government Area

 History of Imeko/Afon Local Government Area

Imeko/Afon Local Government Area has its headquarters in Imeko town. It is an LGA that shares borders with the Republic of Benin. Also, it has a land mass of 1,655km².

Location of Imeko/Afon Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is located in northwest Ogun state. It is bounded by Abeokuta North and Egbako north Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Imeko/Afon Local Government Area:

Hon. Tajudeen Ayilara

Wards in Imeko/Afon Local Government Area

Ogun Imeko/Afon Afon 6
Ogun Imeko/Afon Idi Ayin 10
Ogun Imeko/Afon Idofa 3
Ogun Imeko/Afon Ilara/Alagbe 5
Ogun Imeko/Afon Imeko 1
Ogun Imeko/Afon Iwoye/Jabata 4
Ogun Imeko/Afon Kajola/Agberiodo 8
Ogun Imeko/Afon Oke Agbede/Moriwi/Matale 2
Ogun Imeko/Afon Olorunda/Gbomo 9
Ogun Imeko/Afon Otapele 7

12. Ipokia Local Government Area

 History of Ipokia Local Government Area

Ipokia is a Local Government Area in Ogun state that shares borders with Benin Republic. It has its headquarters in the town of Ipokia and has a landmass of 629km².

Location of Ipokia Local Government Area

Ipokia Local Government Area occupies the southwestern axis of Ogun state. It is bounded by Ado Odo-Ota and Egbado south Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Ipokia south Local Government Area:

Hon. Aderonmu Isiaka Wale

Wards in Ipokia Local Government Area

Ogun Ipokia Agada 6
Ogun Ipokia Agosasa 3
Ogun Ipokia Ajegunle 9
Ogun Ipokia Idiroko 11
Ogun Ipokia Ifonyintedo 10
Ogun Ipokia Ihunbo/ Ilase 12
Ogun Ipokia Ijofin/Idosa 4
Ogun Ipokia Ipokia I 1
Ogun Ipokia Ipokia Ii 2
Ogun Ipokia Mauni I 7
Ogun Ipokia Mauni Ii 8
Ogun Ipokia Tube 5

13. Obafemi/Owode Local Government Area

 History of Obafemi/Owode Local Government Area

Obafemi Owode Local Government Area has its administrative headquarters in Owode town. It is a fairly big Local Government Area and has a landmass of 1,410km². Also, it has 110 as its postal code.

Location of Obafemi/Owode Local Government Area

Obafemi Owode is located right at the center of Ogun state. It is bounded by eight other Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Obafemi/Owode Local Government Area:

Alh Diyaolu Nurudeen

Wards in Obafemi/Owode Local Government Area

Ogun Obafemi/Owode Ajebo 11
Ogun Obafemi/Owode Ajura 4
Ogun Obafemi/Owode Alapako-Oni 12
Ogun Obafemi/Owode Egbeda 8
Ogun Obafemi/Owode Kajola 9
Ogun Obafemi/Owode Mokoloki 1
Ogun Obafemi/Owode Moloko-Asipa 5
Ogun Obafemi/Owode Oba 7
Ogun Obafemi/Owode Obafemi 10
Ogun Obafemi/Owode Ofada 2
Ogun Obafemi/Owode Onidundu 6
Ogun Obafemi/Owode Owode 3

14. Odeda Local Government Area

 History of Odeda Local Government Area

Odeda Local Government Area has a landmass of 1,560km² and has its headquarters in Odeda town. It had a population of 109,449 in 2006 and also has 110 as its postal code.

Location of Odeda Local Government Area

This Local Government Area occupies the northern axis of Ogun state. It is bounded by Abeokuta south, Abeokuta North and Obafemi Owode Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Odeda Local Government Area:

Hon. Suleimon Adebayo

Wards in Odeda Local Government Area

Ogun Odeda Alabata 8
Ogun Odeda Alagbagba 4
Ogun Odeda Balogun Itesi 2
Ogun Odeda Ilugun 5
Ogun Odeda Obantoko 7
Ogun Odeda Obete 9
Ogun Odeda Odeda 1
Ogun Odeda Olodo 3
Ogun Odeda Opeji 10
Ogun Odeda Osiele 6

15. Odogbolu Local Government Area

 History of Odogbolu Local Government Area

Odogbolu Local Government Area in Ogun state has its headquarters in Odogbolu town. This Local Government Area has a landmass of 541km² and a population of 127,123 in 2006.

Location of Odogbolu Local Government Area

Odogbolu Local Government Area is located in southeastern Ogun state. It is bordered by Shagamu and Ikenne Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Odogbolu Local Government Area:

Hon. Wale Shittu

Wards in Odogbolu Local Government Area

Ogun Odogbolu Aiyepe 6
Ogun Odogbolu Ala/Igbile 12
Ogun Odogbolu Ibefun 9
Ogun Odogbolu Idowa 8
Ogun Odogbolu Ilado 10
Ogun Odogbolu Imodi 2
Ogun Odogbolu Imosan 1
Ogun Odogbolu Jobore/Ibido/Ikise 13
Ogun Odogbolu Odogbolu I 4
Ogun Odogbolu Odogbolu Ii 5
Ogun Odogbolu Ogbo/Moraika/Ita Epo Ii 15
Ogun Odogbolu Ogbo/Moraika/Ita-Epo I 11
Ogun Odogbolu Okun-Owa 3
Ogun Odogbolu Omu 14
Ogun Odogbolu Ososa 7

16. Ogun Water Side Local Government Area

 History of Ogun Water Side Local Government Area

Ogun Waterside Local Government Area has a landmass of 1,000km² and is located on the Bight of Benin. It is occupied by the Ijebus, Ilajes and Ikales.  This Local Government Area has its headquarters in Abigi town and had a population of 103,200 in 2016.

Location of Ogun Water Side Local Government Area

This Local Government Area occupies southwest Ogun state. It is bordered by Ijebu East Local Government Area.

Chairman of Ogun Water Side Local Government Area:

Alhaji Tunde Rufai

Wards in Ogun Water Side Local Government Area

Ogun Ogun Water Side Abigi 5
Ogun Ogun Water Side Ayede/Lomiro 7
Ogun Ogun Water Side Ayila/Itebu 8
Ogun Ogun Water Side Efire 6
Ogun Ogun Water Side Ibiade 3
Ogun Ogun Water Side Iwopin 1
Ogun Ogun Water Side Lukogbe/Ilusin 4
Ogun Ogun Water Side Makun/Irokun 9
Ogun Ogun Water Side Ode-Omi 10
Ogun Ogun Water Side Oni 2

17. Remo North Local Government Area

 History of Remo North Local Government Area

Remo North Local Government Area in Ogun state has its headquarters in Isara town. It had a population of 59,911 in 2006 and has an area of 199km².

Location of Remo North Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is bordered by Ikenne and Ijebu North Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Remo North Local Government Area:

Hon. Femi Soyemi

Wards in Remo North Local Government Area

Ogun Remo North Akaka 6
Ogun Remo North Ayegbami 1
Ogun Remo North Igan/Ajina 2
Ogun Remo North Ilara 5
Ogun Remo North Ipara 7
Ogun Remo North Moborode/Oke-Ola 3
Ogun Remo North Ode I 9
Ogun Remo North Ode Ii 10
Ogun Remo North Odofin/Imagbo/Petekun/Dawara 4
Ogun Remo North Orile-Oko 8

18. Sagamu Local Government Area

 History of Sagamu Local Government Area

Sagamu is both a major city and a Local Government Area in Ogun state. This Local Government Area houses the biggest Kolanut industry in Nigeria and has a landmass of 614km².

Location of Sagamu Local Government Area

Shagamu Local Government Area is bounded by Ikenne, Obafemi/Owode and Ifo Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Sagamu Local Government Area

Hon. Mrs Funmi Efuape

Wards in Shagamu Local Government Area

Ogun Sagamu Agbowa 14
Ogun Sagamu Ayegbami/Ijokun 3
Ogun Sagamu Ibido/Ituwa/Alara 15
Ogun Sagamu Ijagba 7
Ogun Sagamu Isokun / Oyebajo 6
Ogun Sagamu Isote 12
Ogun Sagamu Latawa 8
Ogun Sagamu Ode -Lemo 9
Ogun Sagamu Ogijo/ Likosi 10
Ogun Sagamu Oko/Epe/Itula I 1
Ogun Sagamu Oko/Epe/Itula Ii 2
Ogun Sagamu Sabo 1 4
Ogun Sagamu Sabo Ii 5
Ogun Sagamu Simawa / Iwelepe 13
Ogun Sagamu Surulere 11

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