Live in Festac ? Mile 2 ? and environs of Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area ? How well Do you know your Local Government ?
Today , i would be sharing with you 10 Facts that you should know about Amuwo Odofin LGA
- Amuwo Odofin is created out of the old amuwo Odofin Local Government on 27 th october 2003.
Amuwo Odofin covers a mass area of 100q.K M
3. There is the Upland and Riverine areas
The Local Government is divided into three Geo-political zones, that is, the Riverine, the Middle Belt and the Upper Belt. The Riverine area comprises Towns and Villages such as Tomaro, Ilado, Okun Glass, Sankey, Igbo Alejo, Igbologun etc.
The middle belt begins with the Local Government boundary adjacent to Apapa Local Government through the Tincan Coconut area, Beach-land Estate.
The Upper belt comprises Amuwo Odofin Estate, Raji Rasaki Estate, Amuwo Odofin New Town, Festac Town , Abule Ado, Trade-fair Complex among others
5.shares its boundaries with Ajeromi and Ifelodun Local Government in the East, Oriade Local Government in the West, the Badagry Creek to the South and Isolo/Igando Local Government to the North.
6.The indigenous dwellers of Amuwo Local Government are mainly the Aworis.
7.There are twenty seven Community Development Associates operating within Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area.
8.As a sizeable number of inhabitants live across the lagoon,
9.Equally, there are military formations such as the Ojo Military Cantonment and Navy Base located within the Local Government area. The State Security Service (SSS), Customs, Immigration, Prisons Service and National Drug Law Enforcement Agency are all represented in the Local Government area.
10. Coordinates: 6°27′N 3°16′E
Local Government Chairwoman and the Head of the Local Government Council Modupe Ojodu
Agboju , Alakija , Amuwo Odofin, Etegbin, Ibese , Ilado Odo ,Masamasa , Old Ojo Road, Oluti , Owode