Nigeria // //

Ademola Adeleke

Executive Governor

Kola Adewusi

Deputy Governor


Lies between latitude 7° 30′0″N and longitude 4° 30 0 E; Located in the south-western Nigeria; Bounded in the north by Kwara State, in the east partly by Ekiti State and partly by Ondo State, in the south by Ogun State and in the west by Oyo State; Situated in the tropical rain forest zone; Land area of approximately 14,875 sq km. Though a landlocked state, it is blessed with the presence of many rivers and streams which serves the water needs of the State. Population: 3,423,535 (2006 National Population Census).

Economic Profile

Agrarian; with food and cash crops. The State is famous for many prominent markets such as Owena, Sekona, Ikirun, Ifon and Odo Ori. It has many cottage industries and the railway track crossing the State also helps in the economic development through movement of goods and people.





Major Cities

Ethnic Profile
The people are mainly Yoruba; composed of Osun, Ifes, Ijesas and Igbominas. Language is Yoruba but there are variations in intonation and accent across the towns and cities. English is the official language.
Local Govt Areas
Ayedaade, Ayedire, Atakunmosa East, Atakunmosa West, Boluwaduro, Boripe, Ede North, Ede South, Egbedore, Ejigbo, Ife Central. Ife East, Ife North, Ife South, Ifedayo, Ifelodun, Ila, Ilesa East, Ilesa West, Irepodun, Irewole, Isokan, Iwo, Obokun, Odo Otin, Ola Oluwa, Olorunda, Oriade, Orolu and Osogbo.