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Ogun State: Things To Know About Ado/Ota LGA

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The Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area is one of the 20 Local Government Areas of Ogun State, Nigeria.

It came into existence on May 19, 1989, following the merging of Ota, part of the defunct Ifo/Ota Local Government with Ado-Odo/Igbesa Areas of the Yewa South Local Government.

Ota is popular as the site of President Olusegun Obasanjo’s farm as well as the headquarters of Living Faith Church aka Winners Chapel.

Here are Things To Know About Ado/Ota LGA Of Ogun State

  1.  Ado/Ota LGA has the largest industrial area and the highest number of industries in the state, with this fact, the Local Government generates the highest IGR for Ogun state.
  2. The Local Government is populated mainly by the Awori people, a subset of the Yoruba ethnic group and the original inhabitants of the area.
  3.  There are currently eleven Traditional Obaship institutions in the Local Government Area namely: Olota of Ota, Olofin of Ado-Odo, Oloja Ekun of Igbesa, Onilogbo of Ilogbo, Alagbara of Agbara, Amiro of Ilamiro, Onikooko of Kooko Ebiye, Onikogbo of Ikogbo, Onitekun of Itekun, Onigun of Odan Abuja and Olodan of Odan Abuja Sule.
  4. The second oldest storey building in West Africa can be found in Ota, the Vicarage of the St. James Anglican Church built in 1842.
  5. The Local Government Area is the second largest in the state and has its headquarters at Ota (or Otta).

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