gbagada is under which local government
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Ifako is one of the areas in Kosofe Local Government Area known to be densely populated and highly residential. A lot of small businesses can be found along major roads running through Ifako. One of the major roads in Ifako is Diya Street which connects Ifako to Oworonshoki. Different banks like Guaranty Trust Bank, FCMB, Zenith Bank, Diamond Bank can be seen in this area. Also, there is Williams Street which connects Diya Street to the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
Churches in Ifako include; Deeper Life Bible Church, Redeemed Christian Church of God, Foursquare Gospel Church among others. Hospitals in Ifako Gbagada include Gbagada General Hospital. Some of the schools here include; Front Liners International School, Favoured Pearls School, and Emerald Schools.
List of Lagos State local government areas by population
Alimosho is a Local Government Area in the Ikeja Division, Lagos State, Nigeria. It is the largest local government in Lagos, with 1,288,714 inhabitants, according to the official 2006 Census (however, the Lagos State Government disputes the official Census figures and claims a population within the LGA of more than 2 million residents).
It has now been subdivided into several Local Community Development Areas (LCDA). The LCDA restructuring kicked off after the administration of Bola Ilori, who was the last chairman of the old single Alimosho Local Government. The six sub-divisions created out of the old Alimosho are: Agbado/Oke-odo LCDA, Ayobo/Ipaja LCDA, Alimosho LG, Egbe/Idimu LCDA, Ikotun/Igando LCDA and Mosan Okunola LCDA. The LGA contains the urban area of Egbeda/Akowonjo.
The Alimosho was established in 1945 and it was under the (then) western region. Alimosho’s population is predominantly Egbados. The area is rich in culture, prominent amongst which are the Oro, Igunnu, and Egungun annual festivals. The two main religions are Islam and Christianity. The Yoruba language is widely spoken in the community.
The first secretariat of Alimosho is a two-story building located on Council street, now in the Egbe/Idimu LCDA.
Kosofe is a Local Government Area of Lagos State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Kosofe.
It has an area of 81 km2 (31 sq mi) and a population of 665,393 at the 2006 census.
The postal code of the area is 100.
One of the major settlements in Kosofe is Ikosi.
3. Mushin, Lagos
Mushin is a Local Government Area in Lagos. It is located 10 km north of the city core, adjacent to the main road to Ikeja, and is largely a congested residential area with inadequate sanitation and low-quality housing. It had 633,009 inhabitants at the 2006 Census.
Infrastructure and demographics
After the 1960 independence from Great Britain, there were large migrations to the suburban areas. This led to intensive overcrowding. As a result, poor sanitation and inadequate housing lead to poor living conditions. However, since the rise of industrialization in Nigeria, Mushin has become one of the largest beneficiaries of the industrial expansion. Their local commercial enterprises include spinning and weaving of cotton, shoe manufacturing, bicycle, and motorized-cycle assembly, along with the production of powdered milk. Once a staple source of revenue in Nigeria, agriculture is also a large central market.
The town is home to a hospital as well educational facilities reaching the secondary school level. Mushin lies at the intersection of roads from Lagos, Shomolu, and Ikeja. Most of its inhabitants are from the Yoruba tribe and as a result, Yoruba is the most common language spoken.
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Oshodi-Isolo (Yoruba: Oṣòdì-Ìsọlọ̀) is a Local Government Area (LGA) within Lagos State. It was formed by the second republic Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande, also known as ‘Baba Kekere’ and the first Executive Chairman of the Local Government was late Sir Isaac Ademolu Banjoko. The LGA is part of the Ikeja Division of Lagos State, Nigeria. The 2006 Census had a population of 621,509 people, and an area of 45 square kilometers. Hon. KEHINDE OLOYEDE ALMAROOF has been elected for a first term into office on August 1, 2021, as the Executive Chairman.
Ikorodu is a large city in Lagos State, Nigeria. It is located to the northeast of Lagos City, along the Lagos Lagoon, and shares a boundary with Ogun State. At the 2006 census, the population was 535,619. It is the largest local government in Lagos State. Indigenous settlers of ikorodu immigrated from Sagami in Ogun state.
Geography and economy
Situated approximately 36 km north of Lagos, Ikorodu is bounded to the south by the Lagos Lagoon, to the north by a boundary with Ogun State, and to the east by a boundary with Agbowa-Ikosi, a town in Epe Division of Lagos State. The town has grown significantly in the past 40 years and is divided into sixteen or seventeen “Itunes” or minor areas. The main industries in the town are trading, farming, and manufacturing. Ijebu dialect is widely spoken in ikorodu.
Nearby major towns include Imota, Is, Liadi, Egbin, Ijede, Igbogbo, and Bayeku, all of which constitute their own Local Council Development Area with their own traditional rulers (Obas). Together these areas make up Ikorodu Division.
Ikorodu Division has a large industrial area containing several factories. The town of Ikorodu itself is home to branches of several established Nigerian banks.
Ikorodu is the fastest-growing part-exurb of Lagos metropolis, owing in part to the increasing influx of people from Ikorodu’s surrounding towns and villages attracted by the town’s proximity to Lagos.
In 2003, the existing Ikorodu LGAs were split for administrative purposes into Local Council Development Areas. These lower-tier administrative units now number 6: Imota, Igbogbo/Bayeku, Ijede, Ikorodu North, Ikorodu West, Ikorodu.
Surulere is a residential and commercial Local Government Area located on the mainland of Lagos in Lagos State, Nigeria, with an area of 23 km2 (8.9 sq mi). At the last census in the year 2006, there were 503,975 inhabitants, with a population density of 21,864 inhabitants per square kilometer. The local government area is bordered by Yaba, Mushin, and Ebute-Metta.
During the rapid urbanization of Lagos, the city expanded to the west of its lagoon, which included present-day Surulere. Families from different regions of the country have historically settled in Surulere. In addition to the local settlers of Lagos, during the nineteenth century, various emancipated African Brazilians and Cubans, who were referred to as Aguda or Saros, settled in Surulere.
Nigerians from the Northern region initially ended at Idi-Araba, while many people from the eastern part were in various quarters but predominantly at Obele, Ikate, and Aguda areas. Residents of Lagos Island who bought or leased land from the government and Aworis settled in New Lagos. In contrast, others lived in the neighborhoods of Itire, Lawanson, Ojuelegba, Animashaun, and Shitta. The New Lagos neighborhood, also known as the Surulere Re-Housing Estate, is among the first public housing projects in Nigeria. Itire, one of the quarters in Surulere has a recognized traditional authority in the Onitire of Itire.
Agege is a suburb and local government area in the Ikeja Division of Lagos State, Nigeria.
When the kola nut plantations in the Agege area started to flourish it attracted huge settlements. Agege experienced rapid development and became a powerful center of the kola nut trade. These settlements attracted different people of different backgrounds and interests such as laborers, and most of these were Hausa. Whenever the Yorubas needed laborers for jobs such as cutting trees, they would engage the services of the Hausa people. Because of this work the immediate area where the Hausas lived was named ‘Ilu Awon Ageigi’ which translates as ‘Town (Ilu) of the tree cutters’. The name Agege was thus formed out of the word Aging.
Ifako-Ijaiye is a city and local government area in Lagos, Nigeria. It has a land area of 43 square kilometers (17 sq mi) and had a population of 427,878 people in 2006.
The current Executive Chairman is Prince Usman Akanbi Hamzat
The Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government was created along with 183 other local governments on October 1, 1996, by General Sani Abacha, the then military head of state. It was carved out of Agege Local Government, with headquarters in Ifako. The 1991 census found the majority of inhabitants to be Yoruba. Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government is a border suburb town as it shares a border with Ogun State. The major settlements are Ogba-Ijaiye, Ifako, Oke-Ira, Iju-Ishaga, Obawole, Iju-Ogundimu, Fagba, Agege Pen Cinema among others.
The past leaders of the Local Government are Engr. Richard Akinpelu (late) Alh. Ma’rufdeen Adeola Adefolabi (late) Hon. Demola Doherty Hon. (Apostle) Oloruntoba Oke 2011 – 2014 Hon Akinwunmi Nurudeen Olaitan 2014 – 2016 Hon Babatunde I.Q. Rajh-Label 2016 – 2017
The Former Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode appointed Babatunde I.Q. Rajh-Label as Sole Administrator of the Local Government in June 2016. The election was held on July 22, 2017, throughout the 20 Local Government Areas and 37 Local Council Development Areas of Lagos State. Hon (Apostle) Oloruntoba Oke was duly elected and sworn in as the Executive Chairman for a second term by the former State Governor, His Excellency, Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode.
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