Ondo State

Ondo State (Sunshine State)

 

Executive Governor


               Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu

 

 

Deputy Governor


Barister Agboola Ajayi

 


CREATION: 3 February, 1976 from the former Western State

Capital: Akure

Major Cities: Akure, Okitipupa, Ondo, Ikare, Owo, Ode-Aye, Igbotako, Ilutitun, Ile-Oluji, Ore, Ifon, Igbara-Oke, Irele, Owena, Idanre, Oka, Igbokoda, Isua, Bolorunduro, Igbekebo, Iju,Ita-Ogbolu, Oke-Igbo, Ido-Ani, Ikun, Ilara, Ijare and Oke-Agbe.

Geographic Profile: With Coordinates of 7°10′N 5°05′E; Land Area of 15,500 km2 (6,000 sq miles) and population of 3,640,877 (Population 2006 census).

Ethnic  Profile: Yoruba Sub-ethnic groups of Akoko, Akure, Ikale, Ilaje, Ondo, Owo with minorities such as Ijaw and Apoi.

Economic Profile:Basically an agrarian State with large scale production of crops like Cocoa, Yam, and huge forest reserves of about (sq km) 2008.which produces timbers for furniture, etc. Agriculture and agro products include: Cocoa, Palm produce, Kola nut, Coffee, Cashew, Rubber, Timber, Maize, Yam, Plantain, Cocoyam, Cassava, Rice, Banana.

Occupation: Farming, Trading, Logging, Fishing, Crafting, Public service.

Local Government Areas(LGAs) : 18 Local Government Areas: Akoko North, Akoko North-West, Akoko South-East, Akoko South-West, Akure North, Akure South, Ese Odo, Idanre, Ifedore, Ilaje, Ile Oluji/Okeigbo, Irele, Odigbo, Okitipupa, Ondo East

Raw Materials Distribution in Ondo State

                                                                     ONDO STATE

S/N

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

MINERAL RAW MATERIALS

AGRO RAW MATERIALS

1

AKOKO NORTH-WEST

Ball clay, Granite

Cocoa, Cocoyam, Maize, Oil palm, Plantain, Banana, Cassava, Yam, Livestock, Vegetables, Piggery, Poultry, Rice, Timber

2

AKOKO SOUTH-EAST

Granite, Ball clay

Cassava, Livestock, Piggery, Cocoyam, Maize, Oil palm, Rice, Plantain, Banana, Poultry, Timber, Vegetables  

3

AKOKO SOUTH-WEST

Gemstone

Cocoa, Palm produce, Maize, Cassava, Yam, Cocoyam, Timber, Plantain, Banana, Livestock, Rice.

4

AKURE NORTH

Ball clay

Cassava, Livestock, Cocoa, Cocoyam, Kolanut, maize, Plantain, Oil palm, Banana, Timber, Rice, Poultry, Piggery, Orange, Guava, Mango, Bamboo, Cashew

5

AKURE SOUTH

Ball clay, Charnockite, Granite, Gabbro

Cocoa, Livestock, Vegetable, Cocoyam, Yam, Coffee, Plantain, Banana, Orange, Maize, Mango, Piggery, Oil palm, Cassava, Rice, Bamboo, Timber, Cashew.  

6

ESE ODO

Ball clay, Bitumen, Silica sand, Petroleum, Salt, Quartz

Cocoyam, Fish, Maize, Oil palm, Plantain, Banana, Cassava, Livestock, Piggery, Vegetables, Yam, Poultry, Timber, Rice

7

IDANRE

Granite, Ball clay, Charnockite

Cocoa, Cocoyam, Maize, Oil palm, Plantain, Banana, Cassava, Livestock, Piggery, Yam, Vegetables, Poultry, Timber, Rice

8

IFEDORE

Ball clay, Granite, Charnockite

Cocoa, Cocoyam, Maize, Oil palm, Plantain, Banana, Cassava, Livestock, Vegetables, Yam, Piggery, Poultry, Rice, Timber

9

ILAJE

Ball clay, Bitumen, Silica sand, Petroleum, Salt, Quartz

Cocoyam, Fish, Maize, Poultry, Oil palm, Vegetables, Piggery, Timber, Raffia palm.

10

ILE-OLUJI/OKEIGBO

Ball clay, Charnockite, Granite

Cocoa, Cocoyam, Maize, Oil palm, Plantain, Banana, Cassava, Livestock, Vegetables, Yam, Rice, Piggery, Poultry, Timber

11

IRELE

Ball clay, Silica sand, Kaolin, Quartz, Bitumen

Cocoa, Cocoyam, Maize, Plantain, Oil palm, Banana, Cassava, Livestock, Vegetables, Yam, Piggery, Poultry, Rice, Rubber, Timber

12

ODIGBO

Ball clay, Bitumen, Kaolin

Cocoa, Cocoyam, Maize, Plantain, Oil palm, Banana, Cassava, Livestock, Vegetables, Yam, Piggery, Poultry, Rice, Rubber, Timber.

13

OKITIPUPA

Ball clay, Bitumen, Silica sand, Salt, Petroleum, Quartz, Kaolin

Cocoa, Bamboo, Cocoyam, Maize, Raffia palm, Palm produce, Plantain, Banana, Cassava, Livestock, Vegetables, Yam, Piggery, Poultry, Rubber, Timber

14

ONDO EAST

Ball clay, Charnockite, Granite

Cassava, Cocoyam, Maize, Oil Palm, Piggery, Vegetables, Yam, Timber, Rice, Poultry, Plantain, Banana

15

ONDO WEST

Ball clay, Charnockite, Granite

Cocoa, Cocoyam, Maize, Oil palm, Plantain, Banana, Cassava, Livestock, Vegetables, Yam, Piggery, Poultry, Timber, Mango, Tomatoes, Cashew, Guava

16

OSE

Ball clay, Charnockite, Limestone, Quartz

Cocoa, Cocoyam, Maize, Oil palm, Plantain, Banana, Cassava, Livestock, Vegetables, Yam, Piggery, Poultry, Timber, Mango, Tomatoes, Cashew, Guava

17

OWO

Ball clay, Coal, Quartz, Limestone

Cocoa, Cocoyam, Kolanut, Maize, Oil palm, Cassava, Livestock, Plantain, Banana, Poultry, Vegetables, Yam, Piggery, Timber, Rubber, Rice, Potato.  

 

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