Ado-Odo/Ota is a local government area in Ogun State, with headquarters in the town of Ota. Ado-Odo/Ota local government area is in Ogun West Senatorial Zone alongside Imeko Afon, Yewa North, Yewa South and Ipokia local government areas. Ado-Odo/Ota local government area also forms a federal constituency, and thus sends a representative to the federal House of Representatives in Abuja.
Ado-Odo/Ota local government area covers an area of 878 km². The local government area is bounded to the north by Yewa South and Ifo local government areas, to the east and south by Lagos State, and to the west by Ipokia local government area.
With a population of 527,242 as at the 2006 national population census, Ado-Odo/Ota local government area is the second biggest local government area by population in Ogun State, and the thirteenth biggest in Nigeria.
The History Of Ado-Odo/Ota
The Government Of Ado-Odo/Ota
The Ado-Odo/Ota local government council is in charge of public administration in Ado-Odo/Ota. The council is led by a chairman who is the executive head of the local government.
The Ado-Odo/Ota legislative council make laws governing Ado-Odo/Ota local government area. It consists of 16 Councillors representing the 16 wards of the local government area.
Wards In Ado-Odo/Ota
The 16 wards in Ado-Odo/Ota local government area are:
- Ado Odo i
Ado Odo ii
Ketu Adie Owe
The Culture Of Ado-odo/Ota
The Population Of Ado-Odo/Ota
The widely disputed result of the 2006 national population census put the population of Ado-Odo/Ota local government area at 527,242, with 261,523 males and 265,719 females.