Local Government Areas in Osun State

Osun state is one of the states that occupy the southwestern axis of Nigeria. It was created in 1991 and has Rauf Aregbesola as its governor. Osun state covers an area of 9,251km² and houses Ile Ife, the ancestral home of the Yoruba people.

1. Atakumosa East Local Government Area

History of Atakumosa East Local Government Area

Atakumosa East Local Government Area in Osun state has its headquarters in Iperindo town. It had a population of 76,197 in the 2006 census and covers an area of 238km².

Location of Atakumosa East Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is bordered by Ilesa Local Government Area, Oriade Local Government Area and Atakumosa West Local Government Area.

Chairman of Atakumosa East Local Government Area:

Hon Segun Olanibi

Wards in Atakumosa East Local Government Area

Osun Atakumosa East Ajebandele 10
Osun Atakumosa East Ayegunle 6
Osun Atakumosa East Eti-Oni 5
Osun Atakumosa East Faforiji 9
Osun Atakumosa East Forest Reserve 1 7
Osun Atakumosa East Forest Reserve Ii 8
Osun Atakumosa East Igangan 2
Osun Atakumosa East Iperindo 4
Osun Atakumosa East Ipole 3
Osun Atakumosa East Iwara 1

2. Atakumosa West Local Government Area

History of Atakumosa West Local Government Area

Atakumosa West Local Government Area in Osun state has its headquarters in Osu town. According to the 2006 census, this Local Government Area has a population of 68,643. It also covers an area of 577km².

Location of Atakumosa Local Government Area

This Local Government Area stretches from the middle of Osun state to the southwestern axis of the state.

Chairman of Atakumosa West Local Government Area:

Hon Oyelade Disu

Wards in Atakumosa West Local Government Area

Osun Atakumosa West Ibodi 4
Osun Atakumosa West Ifelodun 5
Osun Atakumosa West Ifewara I 10
Osun Atakumosa West Ifewara Ii 11
Osun Atakumosa West Isa Obi 8
Osun Atakumosa West Ita Gunmodi 6
Osun Atakumosa West Muroko 9
Osun Atakumosa West Oke Bode 7
Osun Atakumosa West Osu Iii 3
Osun Atakumosa West Osu I 1
Osun Atakumosa West Osu Ii 2

3. Ayedaade Local Government Area

History of Ayedaade Local Government Area

Ayedaade Local Government Area in Osun state has its headquarters in Gbongan town. This Local Government Area is under Osun West Senatorial district and is represented By Senator Isiaka Adeleke. Ayedaade Local Government Area covers an area of 1,113km² and is one of the biggest Local Government Areas in Osun state.

Location of Ayedaade Local Government Area

This Local Government Area stretches from the southwestern axis of Osun state to the middle of this state.

Chairman of Ayedaade Local Government Area:

Hon Nathaniel Arabambi

Wards in Ayedaade Local Government Area

Osun Ayedaade Anlugbua 10
Osun Ayedaade Araromi-Owu 11
Osun Ayedaade Balogun 1
Osun Ayedaade Gbongan Rural 7
Osun Ayedaade Ijegbe/Oke-Eso/Oke-Owu Ijugbe 5
Osun Ayedaade Lagere/Amola 6
Osun Ayedaade Obalufon 9
Osun Ayedaade Ode-Omu Rural 8
Osun Ayedaade Olufi 3
Osun Ayedaade Otun Balogun 2
Osun Ayedaade Otun-Olufi 4

4. Ayedire Local Government Area

History of Ayedire Local Government Area

Ayedire is a small Local Government Area in Osun state. It covers an area of 262km² and has its headquarters in Ileogbo town.

Location of Ayedire Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is located in the western axis of Osun state. It is bounded by Ejigbo Local Government Area, Ola Oluwa Local Government Area, Irewole Local Government Area, Ayedaade Local Government Area and Iwo Local Government Area.

Chairman of Ayedire Local Government Area:

Hon Gbenga Ogunkanmi

Wards in Ayedire Local Government Area

Osun Ayedire Ileogbo I 5
Osun Ayedire Ileogbo Ii 6
Osun Ayedire Ileogbo Iii 7
Osun Ayedire Ileogbo Iv 8
Osun Ayedire Kuta I 9
Osun Ayedire Kuta Ii 10
Osun Ayedire Oke-Osun 4
Osun Ayedire Oluponna 1 1
Osun Ayedire Oluponna 1i 2
Osun Ayedire Oluponna 1ii 3

5. Boluwaduro Local Government Area

History of Boluwaduro Local Government Area

Boluwaduro Local Government Area covers an area of 144km² and had a population of 70,775 in the 2006 census. Its headquarters is in Otan Aiyegbaju town and it has 231 as its postal code.

Location of Boluwaduro Local Government Area

Boluwaduro Local Government Area is surrounded by Ila, Odo Otin, Soripe, Obokun and Ifelodun Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Boluwaduro Local Government Area:

Hon Stephen Idowu

Wards in Boluwaduro Local Government Area

Osun Boluwaduro Eripa 7
Osun Boluwaduro Gbeleru Obaala I 4
Osun Boluwaduro Gbeleru Obaala Ii 5
Osun Boluwaduro Iresi I 9
Osun Boluwaduro Iresi Ii 10
Osun Boluwaduro Obala Iloro 6
Osun Boluwaduro Oke Ode Otan 2
Osun Boluwaduro Oke-Irun 8
Osun Boluwaduro Oke-Omi Otan 1
Osun Boluwaduro Oke-Otan 3

6. Boripe Local Government Area

History of Boripe Local Government Area

Boripe Local Government Area in Osun state has its headquarters in Iragbiji town .It had a population of 139,358 in 2006 and covers an area of 132km².

Location of Boripe Local Government Area

Boripe Local Government Area is bounded by Osogbo Local Government Area, Obokun Local Government Area, Olorunda Local Government Area, Bolowaduro Local Government Area, and Ifelodun Local Government Area.

Chairman of Boripe Local Government Area:

Kehinde Moronkeji

Wards in Boripe Local Government Area

Osun Boripe Ada I 7
Osun Boripe Ada Ii 8
Osun Boripe Agba 5
Osun Boripe College/Egbada Road 3
Osun Boripe Isale Asa Iree 9
Osun Boripe Isale-Oyo 4
Osun Boripe Oja – Oba 2
Osun Boripe Oke Aree 11
Osun Boripe Oke Esa/Oke Ogi 10
Osun Boripe Oloti Iragbiji 1
Osun Boripe Ororuwo 6

7. Ede North Local Government Area

History of Ede North Local Government Area

Ede North is an LGA in Osun state. Its administrative headquarters is in Oja Timi and it covers an area of 111km². This Local Government Area has a postal code of 232 and had a population of 83,831 in 2006.

Location of Ede North Local Government Area

Ede North Local Government Area is bounded by Ede South Local Government Area and  Osogbo Local Government Area.

Chairman of Ede North Local Government Area:

Hon Tiamiyu Bello

Wards in Ede North Local Government Area

Osun Ede North Abogunde/Sagba 2
Osun Ede North Alusekere 5
Osun Ede North Apaso 9
Osun Ede North Bara Ejemu 11
Osun Ede North Isibo/Buari-Isola 8
Osun Ede North Jagun/Jagun Ede 10
Osun Ede North Olaba/Atapara 1
Osun Ede North Ologun/Agbaakin 3
Osun Ede North Olusokun 4
Osun Ede North Sabo/Agbongbe I 6
Osun Ede North Sabo/Agbongbe Ii 7

8. Ede South Local Government Area

History of Ede South Local Government Area

Ede South Local Government Area in Osun sate has its headquarters in Ede town. It is the Local Government Area of Origin of Nigerian music start, Davido. Ede south Local Government Area covers an area of 219km² and has 232 as its postal code.

Location of Ede South Local Government Area

Ede South is located close to the middle of Osun state.

Chairman of Ede South Local Government Area:

Hon. Funmilayo Adekanbi

Wards in Ede South Local Government Area

Osun Ede South Alajue I 4
Osun Ede South Alajue Ii 5
Osun Ede South Asunmo 3
Osun Ede South Babanla/Agate 1
Osun Ede South Babasanya 7
Osun Ede South Kuye 2
Osun Ede South Loogun 10
Osun Ede South Olodan 6
Osun Ede South Oloki/Akoda 9
Osun Ede South Sekona 8

9. Egbedore Local Government Area

History of Egbedore Local Government Area

Egbedore Local Government Area is a small Local Government Area in Osun which covers an area of 270km². It had a population of 74,435 in 2006 and has its headquarters in Awo town.

Location of Egbedore Local Government Area

Egbedore Local Government Area is located in the northern axis of Osun state. It is bordered by Ede North Local Government Area, Ede south Local Government Area, Ejigbo Local Government Area, Irepodun Local Government Area, and Oroli Local Government Area

Chairman of Egbedore Local Government Area:

Hon. Ibrahim Akande

Wards in Egbedore Local Government Area

Osun Egbedore Ara I 2
Osun Egbedore Ara Ii 3
Osun Egbedore Awo/Abudo 1
Osun Egbedore Ido-Osun 4
Osun Egbedore Ikotun 8
Osun Egbedore Ira Gberi I 5
Osun Egbedore Ira Gberi Ii 6
Osun Egbedore Iwoye/Idoo/Origo 7
Osun Egbedore Ojo/Aro 9
Osun Egbedore Okin Ni/Olorunsogo/Ofatedo 10

10. Ejigbo Local Government Area

History of Ejigbo Local Government Area

Ejigbo is both a major town as well as a Local Government Area in Osun d ate. It is occupied by the Ejigbo people and occupies an area of 373km². The population of Ejigbo Local Government Area is quite low as a result of the constant migration of its indigenes.

Location of Ejigbo Local Government Area

Ejigbo occupies the northwestern axis of Osun state. It’s bordered by Egbedore Local Government Area and Ola Oluwa Local Government Area.

Chairman of Ejigbo Local Government Area:

Hon. Akinwale Abiodun

Wards in Ejigbo Local Government Area

Osun Ejigbo Elejigbo ‘A’ 1
Osun Ejigbo Elejigbo ‘B’/Osolo 2
Osun Ejigbo Elejigbo ‘C’/Mapo 3
Osun Ejigbo Elejigbo ‘D’/Ejemu 4
Osun Ejigbo Elejigbo/Ayegbogbo 5
Osun Ejigbo Ifeodan ‘A’/Owu-Ile 7
Osun Ejigbo Ifeodan ‘B’/Masifa 8
Osun Ejigbo Ilawo/Isoko/Isundunrin 9
Osun Ejigbo Inisa I/Aato/Igbon 10
Osun Ejigbo Inisa Ii/Afaake/Ayegunle 11
Osun Ejigbo Ola/Aye/Agurodo 6

11. Ife Central Local Government Area

History of Ife Central Local Government Area

Ife Central is an old town as well as Local Government Area in Osun state. It has its headquarters in Ile Ife town and had a population of 167,254 in 2006. Ife Central Local Government Area occupies an area of 111km² and is dominated by the Yorubas.

Location of Ife Central Local Government Area

Ife central Local Government Area occupies the middle of Osun state.

Chairman of Ife Central Local Government Area:

Hon. Taiwo Olaiya

Wards in Ife Central Local Government Area

Osun Ife Central Akarabata 10
Osun Ife Central Ilare 1 1
Osun Ife Central Ilare 1i 2
Osun Ife Central Ilare Iii 3
Osun Ife Central Ilare Iv 4
Osun Ife Central Iremo Ii (Eleyele) 6
Osun Ife Central Iremo Iii 7
Osun Ife Central Iremo Iv 8
Osun Ife Central Iremo V 9
Osun Ife Central Iremo/Ajebandele 5
Osun Ife Central More Ojaja 11

12. Ife East Local Government Area

History of Ife East Local Government Area

Ife East is a small Local Government Area in Osun s ate. It has an area of 172km² and has its headquarters in Oke Ogbo town. This Local Government Area had a population of 188,087 in 2006. Also, it is occupied predominantly by the Yorubas.

Location of Ife East Local Government Area

This Local Government Area shares borders with Ife south, Ife central, and Ife north Local Government Area.

Chairman of Ife East Local Government Area:

Hon Tajudeen Lawal

Wards in Ife East Local Government Area

Osun Ife East Ilode I 2
Osun Ife East Ilode Ii 3
Osun Ife East Modakeke Ii 9
Osun Ife East Modakeke Iii 10
Osun Ife East Modakeke I 8
Osun Ife East More 1
Osun Ife East Okerewe I 4
Osun Ife East Okerewe Ii 5
Osun Ife East Okerewe Iii 6
Osun Ife East Yekemi 7

13. Ife North Local Government Area

History of Ife North Local Government Area

Ife North Local Government Area in Osun has its headquarters in Ipetumodu town. It has a landmass of 889km², therefore making it one of the biggest Local Government Areas in Osun state.

Location of Ife North Local Government Area

This Local Government Area stretches from the middle to the southern axis of Osun state.

Chairman of Ife North Local Government Area:

Hon. Lanre Ogunyimika

Wards in Ife North Local Government Area

Osun Ife North Asipa/Akinlalu 1
Osun Ife North Edunabon I 2
Osun Ife North Edunabon Ii 3
Osun Ife North Famia 4
Osun Ife North Ipetumodu I 6
Osun Ife North Ipetumodu Ii 7
Osun Ife North Moro 8
Osun Ife North Oyere – Ii 10
Osun Ife North Oyere I 9
Osun Ife North Yakoyo 5

14. Ife South Local Government Area

History of Ife South Local Government Area

Ife South Local Government Area is one of the large Local Government Areas in Osun state. It covers an area of 730km² and has its headquarters in Ifetedo town.

Location of Ife South Local Government Area

Ife South Local Government Area is bordered by Ife East Local Government Area and Ife North Local Government Area.

Chairman of Ife South Local Government Area:

Hon. Timothy Fayemi

Wards in Ife South Local Government Area

Osun Ife South Aare 4
Osun Ife South Abiri Ogudu 10
Osun Ife South Aye 11
Osun Ife South Ayesan 1
Osun Ife South Ikija I 2
Osun Ife South Ikija Ii 3
Osun Ife South Kere 9
Osun Ife South Mefoworade 5
Osun Ife South Oke Owena 6
Osun Ife South Olode 7
Osun Ife South Osi 8

15. Ifedayo Local Government Area

History of Ifedayo Local Government Area

Ifedayo Local Government Area is occupied by the Igomina people. It is one of the last Local Government Areas that were created in Osun state. Ifedayo Local Government Area is quite small and covers an area of 128km². Also, it has its headquarters in Oke-ILa Orangun town.

Location of Ifedayo Local Government Area

Ifedayo Local Government Area occupies the northeast axis of Osun state. It is bounded by Ila and Obokun Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Ifedayo Local Government Area:

Hon. Kunle Ayantoye

Wards in Ifedayo Local Government Area

Osun Ifedayo Akesin 9
Osun Ifedayo Asaoni 7
Osun Ifedayo Aworo/Oke-Ila Rural 6
Osun Ifedayo Ayetoro 2
Osun Ifedayo Balogun 4
Osun Ifedayo Co-Operative 8
Osun Ifedayo Isinmi 3
Osun Ifedayo Obaale 5
Osun Ifedayo Oyi 1
Osun Ifedayo Temidire 10
Osun Ifelodun Amola Ikirun 2
Osun Ifelodun Eesa Ikirun 1
Osun Ifelodun Ekoende/Eko Ajala 12
Osun Ifelodun Iba I 9
Osun Ifelodun Iba Ii 10
Osun Ifelodun Ikirun Rural 5
Osun Ifelodun Isale/Oke Afo 4
Osun Ifelodun Obagun 11
Osun Ifelodun Okeba Ikirun 7
Osun Ifelodun Olonde Ikirun 8
Osun Ifelodun Owode Ikirun 3
Osun Ifelodun Station Road, Ikirun 6

16. Ila Local Government Area

History of Ila Local Government Area

Ila Local Government Area is one of the 30 Local Government Area that make up Osun state. It has its headquarters in Ila Orangun town and has an area of 303km².

Location of Ila Local Government Area

Ila Local Government Area is located in the northeastern axis of Osun state. It is bounded by Boluwaduro Local Government Area, Odo Otin Local Government Area, Obokun Local Government Area and Ifedayo Local Government Area.

Chairman of Ila Local Government Area:

Hon. Segun Awotunde

Wards in Ila Local Government Area

Osun Ila Ajaba/Edemosi/Aba Orangun 11
Osun Ila Ejigbo I 1
Osun Ila Ejigbo Ii 2
Osun Ila Ejigbo Iii 3
Osun Ila Eyindi 7
Osun Ila Eyindi/Iperin 10
Osun Ila Iperin 6
Osun Ila Isedo I 4
Osun Ila Isedo Ii 5
Osun Ila Oke Ede 9
Osun Ila Oke Ola 8

17. Ilesa East Local Government Area

History of Ilesa East Local Government Area

Ilesa East is one of the smallest Local Government Areas in Osun state. It covers an area of 71km² and has its administrative headquarters in Iyemogun town.

Location of Ilesa East Local Government Area

Ilesa East Local Government Area is bounded by Oriade Local Government Area, Atakunmosa East Local Government Area, Atakunmosa West Local Government Area and Ilesa west Local Government Area.

Chairman of Ilesa East Local Government Area:

Hon. Lanre Balogun

Wards in Ilesa East Local Government Area

Osun Ilesa East Biladu 11
Osun Ilesa East Bolorunduro 10
Osun Ilesa East Ifosan/Oke-Eso 3
Osun Ilesa East Ijamo 5
Osun Ilesa East Ilerin 9
Osun Ilesa East Iloro/Roye 7
Osun Ilesa East Imo 2
Osun Ilesa East Isare 8
Osun Ilesa East Itisin/Ogudu 4
Osun Ilesa East Okesa 1
Osun Ilesa East Upper & Lower Ijoka 6

18. Ilesa West Local Government Area

History of Ilesa West Local Government Area

Ilesa West Local Government Area is a small Local Government Area in Osun state. It covers an area of 63km², is occupied by Yorubas and has its headquarters in Oja Oba town.

Location of Ilesa West Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is bounded by Obokun Local Government Area, Oriade Local Government Area, Ilesa East Local Government Area and Atakunmosa west Local Government Area.

Chairman of Ilesa West Local Government Area:

Hon. Isah Adesiji

Wards in Ilesa West Local Government Area

Osun Ilesa West Ayeso 10
Osun Ilesa West Ereja 9
Osun Ilesa West Ikoti/Araromi 6
Osun Ilesa West Ilaje 7
Osun Ilesa West Isida/Adeti 8
Osun Ilesa West Isokun 5
Osun Ilesa West Itakogun 1
Osun Ilesa West Lower Egbedi 2
Osun Ilesa West Omofe/Idasa 4
Osun Ilesa West Upper And Lower Igbogi 3

19. Irepodun Local Government Area

History of Irepodun Local Government Area

Irepodun Local Government Area in Osun state has a relatively high population. It covers an area of 64km² and had a population of 119,497 in 2006. This Local Government Area has its headquarters in Ilobu town and has 230 as its postal code.

Location of Irepodun Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is surrounded by Egbedore Local Government Area, Orolu Local Government Area and Olorunda Local Government Area.

Chairman of Irepodun Local Government Area:

Hon. Nike Ogunshola

Wards in Irepodun Local Government Area

Osun Irepodun Bara ‘A’ 5
Osun Irepodun Bara ‘B’ 6
Osun Irepodun Elerin ‘A’ 7
Osun Irepodun Elerin ‘B’ 8
Osun Irepodun Elerin ‘C’ 9
Osun Irepodun Elerin ‘D’ 10
Osun Irepodun Elerin ‘E’ 11
Osun Irepodun Olobu ‘A’ 1
Osun Irepodun Olobu ‘C’ 3
Osun Irepodun Olobu ‘D’ 4
Osun Irepodun Olubu ‘B’ 2

20. Irewole Local Government Area

History of Irewole Local Government Area

Irewole Local Government Area has its headquarters in Ikire town. It had a population of 143,599 in 2006 and has an area of 271km².

Location of Irewole Local Government Area

Irewole Local Government Area is bordered by Ayedire, Ayedaade and Isokan Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Irewole Local Government Area:

Hon. Olusola Ajayi

Wards in Irewole Local Government Area

Osun Irewole Ikire ‘A’ 1
Osun Irewole Ikire ‘B’ 2
Osun Irewole Ikire ‘C’ 3
Osun Irewole Ikire ‘D’ 4
Osun Irewole Ikire ‘E’ 5
Osun Irewole Ikire ‘F’ 6
Osun Irewole Ikire ‘G’ 7
Osun Irewole Ikire ‘H’ 8
Osun Irewole Ikire ‘I’ 9
Osun Irewole Ikire ‘J’ 10
Osun Irewole Ikire ‘K’ 11

21. Isokan Local Government Area

History of Isokan Local Government Area

Isokan is one of the 30 Local Government Areas in Osun state. It has a landmass of 179km² and has its headquarters in Apomu town.

Location of Isokan Local Government Area

Isokan Local Government Area is bordered by Irewole and Ayedaade Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Isokan Local Government Area:

Hon. Azeez Akinleye

Wards in Isokan Local Government Area

Osun Isokan Alapomu I (Odo-Osun) 6
Osun Isokan Alapomu Ii 7
Osun Isokan Asalu (Mogimogi) 8
Osun Isokan Asalu Ikoyi 3
Osun Isokan Awala I 10
Osun Isokan Awala Ii 11
Osun Isokan Idogun Ward 5
Osun Isokan Olukoyi (Oja-Osun) 1
Osun Isokan Oosa Adifa 9
Osun Isokan Oranran Ward 4
Osun Isokan Osa Ikoyi (Oloke) 2

22. Iwo Local Government Area

History of Iwo Local Government Area

Iwo is both a Local Government Area and a city in Osun state. It is dominated by the Iwo people, a subgroup under the Yoruba tribe and has Islam as its dominant religion.  Iwo Local Government Area covers an area of 214km² and had a population of 191,377 in 2006.

Location of Iwo Local Government Area

Iwo Local Government Area is bounded by Ayedire and Ola Oluwa Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Iwo Local Government Area:

Hon. Alao Olabisi

Wards in Iwo Local Government Area

Osun Iwo Gidigbo I 11
Osun Iwo Gidigbo Ii 12
Osun Iwo Gidigbo Iii 13
Osun Iwo Isale Oba I 1
Osun Iwo Isale Oba Ii 2
Osun Iwo Isale Oba Iii 3
Osun Iwo Isale Oba Iv 4
Osun Iwo Molete I 5
Osun Iwo Molete Ii 6
Osun Iwo Molete Iii 7
Osun Iwo Oke-Adan I 8
Osun Iwo Oke-Adan Ii 9
Osun Iwo Oke-Adan Iii 10
Osun Iwo Oke-Oba I 14
Osun Iwo Oke-Oba Ii 15

23. Obokun Local Government Area

History of Obokun Local Government Area

Obokun Local Government Area is one of the few large Local Government Areas in Osun state. It has its headquarters in Ibokun town and has a landmass of 527km².

Location of Obokun Local Government Area

Obokun is located in the eastern axis of Osun state.

Chairman of Obokun Local Government Area:

Hon. Olugbenga Oluleye

Wards in Obokun Local Government Area

Osun Obokun Eesun/Ido-Oko 5
Osun Obokun Esa – Odo 9
Osun Obokun Esa-Oke 7
Osun Obokun Ibokun (Township) 1
Osun Obokun Ilahun/Ikinyinwa 3
Osun Obokun Ilare 10
Osun Obokun Ilase/Idominasi 4
Osun Obokun Imesi-Ile 6
Osun Obokun Ipetu-Ile/Adaowode 2
Osun Obokun Otan-Ile 8

24. Odo Otin Local Government Area

History of Odo Otin Local Government Area

Odo Otin Local Government Area derives its name from the Otin River and has its headquarters in Okuku town. This Local Government Area has an area of 294km² and has a postal code of 231.

Location of Odo Otin Local Government Area

Odo Otin Local Government Area occupies the northern axis of Osun state.

Chairman of Odo Otin Local Government Area:

Hon. Tope Adejumo

Wards in Odo Otin Local Government Area

Osun Odo-Otin Asi/Asaba 9
Osun Odo-Otin Baale 2
Osun Odo-Otin Ekosin/Iyeku 5
Osun Odo-Otin Esa Otun Baale Ode 12
Osun Odo-Otin Faji/Opete 4
Osun Odo-Otin Igbaye 3
Osun Odo-Otin Ijabe/Ila Odo 7
Osun Odo-Otin Jagun Osi Bale Ode 13
Osun Odo-Otin Oba/Ojomu 1
Osun Odo-Otin Okua/Ekusa 8
Osun Odo-Otin Oloyan Elemosho / Esa 14
Osun Odo-Otin Olukotun 11
Osun Odo-Otin Olunisa 10
Osun Odo-Otin Ore/Agbeye 6
Osun Odo-Otin Osolo/Oparin/Ola 15

25. Ola Oluwa Local Government Area

History of Ola Oluwa Local Government Area

Ola Oluwa Local Government Area in Osun state has its administrative headquarters in Bode Osi town. It is a relatively large Local Government Area and has a landmass of 328km².

Location of Ola Oluwa Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is bounded by Iwo, Ayedire, and Ejigbo Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Ola Oluwa Local Government Area:

Hon. Reuben Adegoke

Wards in Ola Oluwa Local Government Area

Osun Ola-Oluwa Ajagba/Iwo Oke 9
Osun Ola-Oluwa Asa Ajagunlase 10
Osun Ola-Oluwa Asamu/Ilemowu 2
Osun Ola-Oluwa Bode-Osi 8
Osun Ola-Oluwa Ikire Ile/Iwara 5
Osun Ola-Oluwa Isero/Ikonifin 6
Osun Ola-Oluwa Obamoro/Ile Ogo 7
Osun Ola-Oluwa Ogbaagba I 3
Osun Ola-Oluwa Ogbaagba Ii 4
Osun Ola-Oluwa Telemu 1

26. Olorunda Local Government Area

History of Olorunda Local Government Area

Olorunda is a small Local Government Area that is located very close to Oshogbo. It has its headquarters in Igbona and has a landmass of 97km².

Location of Olorunda Local Government Area

This Local Government Area shares borders with Ifelodun, Irepodun, Egbedore, Boripe and Oshogbo Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Olorunda Local Government Area:

Hon. Akeem Okunade

Wards in Olorunda Local Government Area

Osun Olorunda Agowande 1.                                                                                                                                            Osun Olorunda Akogun 3
Osun Olorunda Atelewo 4
Osun Olorunda Ayetoro 8
Osun Olorunda Balogun 2
Osun Olorunda Ilie 11
Osun Olorunda Oba Oke 10
Osun Olorunda Oba-Ile 9
Osun Olorunda Owode I 6
Osun Olorunda Owode Ii 7
Osun Olorunda Owoope 5

27. Oriade Local Government Area

 History of Oriade Local Government Area

Oriade is a fairly large Local Government Area in Osun state. It is predominantly occupied by the Ijesa people and houses some tourist sites, one of them being Oluminrin water falls. The Local Government Area has an area of 465km² and has mat weaving as the major occupation of its indigenes.

Location of Oriade Local Government Area

Oriade Local Government Area occupies the eastern axis of Osun state.

Chairman of Oriade Local Government Area:

Hon. Taiwo Fatiregun

Wards in Oriade Local Government Area

Osun Oriade Apoti Dagbaja 8
Osun Oriade Erin-Ijesa 2
Osun Oriade Erin-Oke 1
Osun Oriade Erinmo/Iwaraja 12
Osun Oriade Ijebu-Jesa 3
Osun Oriade Ijeda Iloko 11
Osun Oriade Ijeji Arakeji/Owena 7
Osun Oriade Ikeji-Ile 5
Osun Oriade Ipetu Ijesa I 9
Osun Oriade Ipetu-Ijesa Ii 10
Osun Oriade Ira 6
Osun Oriade Iwoye 4

28. Orolu Local Government Area

History of Orolu Local Government Area

Orolu Local Government Area in Osun state has its headquarters in Ifon town and covers an area of 80km². With a population of 103,077 in 2006, this Local Government Area is quite populated.

Location of Orolu Local Government Area

Orolu Local Government Area shares borders with Irepodun and Egbedore Local Government Areas. It occupies the northern axis of Osun state.

Chairman of Orolu Local Government Area:

Hon Bayo Oregbemi

Wards in Orolu Local Government Area

Osun Orolu Olufon Orolu ‘J’ 10
Osun Orolu Olufon Orolu ‘A’ 1
Osun Orolu Olufon Orolu ‘B’ 2
Osun Orolu Olufon Orolu ‘I’ 9
Osun Orolu Olufon Orolu ‘C’ 3
Osun Orolu Olufon Orolu ‘D’ 4
Osun Orolu Olufon Orolu ‘E’ 5
Osun Orolu Olufon Orolu ‘F’ 6
Osun Orolu Olufon Orolu ‘G’ 7
Osun Orolu Olufon Orolu ‘H’ 8

29. Oshogbo Local Government Area

History of Oshogbo Local Government Area

Oshogbo Local Government Area is the smallest as well as the most developed Local Government Area in Osun state. It covers an area of 47km² and has an elevation of 320m. According to the 2006 census, Osogbo Local Government Area has a population of 156,694.

Location of Osogbo Local Government Area

Osogbo Local Government Area is bordered by Atakumosa west, Ede North, Boripe and Obokun LGAs.

Wards in Osogbo Local Government Area

Osun Osogbo Alagba 7
Osun Osogbo Are-Ago 8
Osun Osogbo Ataoja ‘A’ 1
Osun Osogbo Ataoja ‘B’ 2
Osun Osogbo Ataoja ‘C’ 3
Osun Osogbo Ataoja ‘D’ 4
Osun Osogbo Ataoja ‘E’ 5
Osun Osogbo Baba Kekere 11
Osun Osogbo Ekerin 15
Osun Osogbo Eketa 13
Osun Osogbo Jagun ‘A’ 9
Osun Osogbo Jagun B’ 10
Osun Osogbo Otun Balogun ‘A’ 14
Osun Osogbo Otun Hagun B 6
Osun Osogbo Otun Jagun ‘A’ 12

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