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Osun State

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Quick Facts:

  • Population: 3,416,959 (2006 census figures) - 19th of 37
  • Percentage of Nigeria’s total population: 2.4%
  • Population density: 379 people per square kilometre
  • Landmass: 8,700 square kilometres
  • State capital: Oshogbo
  • Local Government Areas: 30
  • Current Governor: Rauf Aregbesola

Local Government Areas:

  • Aiyedaade
  • Aiyedire
  • 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
  • Osogbo

 

Governors and Administrators:

  • Leo Segun Ajiborisha (Administrator - Military): August 1991 - January 1992
  • Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke (Governor - Civilian (Social Democratic Party)): January 1992 - November 1993
  • Anthony Udofia (Administrator - Military): December 1993 - August 1996
  • Anthony Obi (Administrator - Military) August 1996 - August 1998
  • Theophilus Bamigboye (Administrator - Military) August 1998 - May 1999
  • Adebisi Akande (Governor - Civilian (Alliance for Democracy)) May 1999 - May 2003
  • Olagunsoye Oyinlola (Governor - Civilian (People's Democratic Party)) May 2003 - Nov 2010
  • Rauf Aregbesola (Governor - Civilian (Action Congress of Nigeria)) Nov 2010 - Present