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Ekiti state

Ekiti State Map - Local Government areas

  • Date Created December 01, 2021
  • Capital Emure Town
  • LGA Chairman Hon. Awopetu Paul O.
  • Land Area
  • Population
  • GDP

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History Of Emure

Emure local government area is located in Ekiti state, Southwest Nigeria. The LGA comprises of a number of towns and villages which include Oke Emure, Odo Emure, Ideimudu, Ogbontioro, Sasere, Owode, Owosi, and Agbanimu. The population of Emure LGA is estimated at 103,566 inhabitants with the area’s most populous tribe being the Yoruba ethnic division. The Yoruba language is extensively spoken in Emure LGA while the religion of Christianity is widely practiced in the area. Popular festivals in Emure LGA include the Ijesu festival.

Emure local government is home to a booming agricultural sector with crops such as cowpea, cocoa, pepper and plantain grown in the area. The other important economic activities in the area include bead making, cloth weaving and trade. 

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