Lagos state

Lagos State Map - Local Government areas

  • Date Created August 03, 2020
  • Capital Ojo
  • LGA Chairman Surakat Olorunkemi
  • Land Area 182 sq km (70 sq mi)
  • Population 609,173
  • GDP

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History Of Ojo

Ojo Local Government is one of the 20 local government areas in Lagos State. It was created during the military administration of General Ibrahim Babangida on August 27, 1991. The establishment of local governments was part of a nationwide initiative to decentralize governance and bring government services closer to the grassroots.

Ojo Local Government, like many areas in Lagos State, has undergone significant urbanization and development over the years. It is characterized by a mix of residential, commercial, and industrial areas. The local government is home to diverse communities, and its strategic location makes it an essential part of the economic activities within Lagos State.

The history of Ojo Local Government is closely tied to the broader history of Lagos State and Nigeria as a whole. Over the years, the region has experienced demographic changes, infrastructure development, and socio-economic transformations.

For more specific and recent information, you may want to visit the official website of Ojo Local Government, consult local historical archives, or contact local authorities for detailed records and updates.


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