Abeokuta South is a local government area in Ogun State, with headquarters in the city of Abeokuta which also functions as the capital of Ogun State. Abeokuta South local government area is in Ogun Central Senatorial District alongside Abeokuta North, Odeda, Ifo, Ewekoro and Obafemi Owode local government areas. Abeokuta South local government area also forms a federal constituency, and thus sends a representative to the House of Representatives in Abuja.
Abeokuta South local government area covers an area of 71.0 km². Abeokuta South local government area is bounded to the north and west by Abeokuta North local government area, to the east by Odeda local government area, and to the south by Obafemi Owode local government area.
The History Of Abeokuta South
The Government Of Abeokuta South
The Abeokuta South local government council is in charge of public administration in Abeokuta South. The council is led by a chairman who is the executive head of the local government.
The Abeokuta South legislative council make laws governing Abeokuta South local government area. It consists of 15 Councillors representing the 15 wards of the local government area.
Wards In Abeokuta South
The 15 wards in Abeokuta South local government area are:
- Ago Egun/Ijesa
Sodeke/Sale Ijeun i
Sodeke/Sale Ijeun ii
The Culture Of Abeokuta South
Religions In Abeokuta South
Churches In Abeokuta South
Mosques In Abeokuta South
Temples In Abeokuta South
The Population Of Abeokuta South
The widely disputed result of the 2006 national population census put the population of Abeokuta South local government area at 250,295, with 119,977 males and 130,318 females.