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Ogun State

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Map of Nigeria showing location of Ogun State

Quick Facts:

  • Population: 3,751,140 (2006 census figures)
  • Percentage of Nigeria’s total population: 2.67%
  • Population density: 221 people per square kilometre
  • State capital: Abeokuta
  • Current Governor: Ibikunle Amosun
Map of Ogun State showing local government areas

Local Government Areas

  • Abeokuta North
  • Abeokuta South
  • Ado-Odo/Ota
  • Ewekoro
  • Ifo
  • Ijebu East
  • Ijebu North
  • Ijebu North East
  • Ijebu Ode
  • Ikenne
  • Imeko Afon
  • Ipokia
  • Obafemi-Owode
  • Odogbolu
  • Odeda
  • Ogun Waterside
  • Remo North
  • Shagamu
  • Egbade North
  • Egbade South
Ibikunle Amosun, Governor of Ogun State

Governors and Administrators

  • Saidu Ayodele Balogun (Administrator – Military): March 1976 – July 1978
  • Harris Eghagha (Administrator – Military): July 1978 – October 1979
  • Olabisi Onabanjo (Governor – Civilian (Unity Party of Nigeria)): October 1979 – December 1983
  • Oladipo Diya (Administrator – Military): January 1984 – August 1985
  • Oladayo Popoola (Governor – Military): August 1985 – August 1986
  • Raji Alagbe Rasaki (Governor – Military): August 1986 – December 1987
  • Mohammed Lawal (Administrator – Military): December 1987 – August 1990
  • Oladeinde Joseph (Administrator – Military): August 1990 – January 1992
  • Olusegun Osoba (Governor – Civilian (Social Democratic Party)): January 1992 – November 1993
  • Daniel Akintonde (Administrator – Military): December 1993 – August 1996
  • Sam Ewang (Administrator – Military): August 1996 – August 1998
  • Kayode Olofin-Moyin (Administrator – Military): August 1998 – May 1999
  • Olusegun Osoba (Governor – Civilian (Alliance for Democracy/Action Congress)): May 1999 – May 2003
  • Gbenga Daniel (Governor – Civilian (People’s Democratic Party)): May 2003 – May 2011
  • Ibikunle Amosun (Governor – Civilian (Action Congress of Nigeria/All Progressives Congress)): May 2011 – Present