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Ikeja is a local government area in Lagos State, with headquarters in Ikeja. Ikeja local government area is in Lagos West Senatorial Zone alongside Agege, Ifako-Ijaiye, Alimosho, Badagry, Ojo, Ajeromi-Ifelodun, Amuwo Odofin, Oshodi-Isolo and Mushin local government areas. Ikeja local government area also forms a federal constituency, and thus sends a representative to the House of Representatives in Abuja.

Ikeja local government area covers an area of 49.9 km².

Ikeja local government area is bounded to the north by Ogun State, to the east by Kosofe local government area, to the south by Mushin and Oshodi-Isolo local government areas, and to the west by Alimosho, Agege and Ifako-Ijaiye local government areas.

The History Of Ikeja

The Government Of Ikeja

The Ikeja local government council is in charge of public administration in Ikeja. The council is led by a chairman who is the executive head of the local government.
The Ikeja legislative council make laws governing Ikeja local government area. It consists of 10 Councillors representing the 10 wards of the local government area.

Wards In Ikeja

The 10 wards in Ikeja local government area are:

  • Adekunle village/Adeniyi Jones/Ogba
    Airport/Onipetesi/Inilekere
    Alausa/Oregun/Olusosun
    Anifowoshe/Ikeja
    GRA/Police Barracks
    Ipodo/Seriki Aro
    Ojodu/Agidingbi/Omole
    Oke Ira/Aguda
    Onigbongbon
    Wasimi/Opebi/Allen

The Culture Of Ikeja

Religions In Ikeja

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Temples In Ikeja

The Population Of Ikeja

The widely disputed result of the 2006 national population census put the population of Ikeja local government area at 317,614, with 171,782 males and 145,832 females.

Communities In Ikeja

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The Weather In Ikeja

Schools In Ikeja

Primary Schools In Ikeja

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Tertiary Institutions In Ikeja

Hospitals In Ikeja

Real Estate In Ikeja

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