Abeokuta North

Abeokuta North is a Local Government Area in Ogun State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Akomoje, near Abeokuta. It has an area of 808 km2 and a population of 201,329 at the 2006 census.

Abeokuta North
Abeokuta North is located in Nigeria
Abeokuta North
Abeokuta North
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 7°12′N 3°12′E / 7.200°N 3.200°E / 7.200; 3.200Coordinates: 7°12′N 3°12′E / 7.200°N 3.200°E / 7.200; 3.200
Country Nigeria
StateOgun State
Government
 • Local Government Chairman and the Head of the Local Government CouncilFolarin Suraj Olakunle[1]
Area
 • Total808 km2 (312 sq mi)
Population
 (2006 census)
 • Total201,329
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
3-digit postal code prefix
110
ISO 3166 codeNG.OG.AN

The local government area includes the Oyan Dam, an important source of water to the cities of Lagos and Abeokuta. Communities who rely on the Oyan lake for fishing and water supply show high levels of urinary Schistosoma infection.[2]

The postal code of the area is 110.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://ogunstate.gov.ng/administration/
  2. ^ O. P. Akinwale; G. C. Oliveira; M. B. Ajayi; D. O. Akande; S. Oyebadejo & K. C. Okereke. "Squamous Cell Abnormalities in Exfoliated Cells from the Urine of Schistosoma haematobium-Infected Adults in a Rural Fishing Community in Nigeria". World Health & Population, 10(1) 2008: 18-22. Retrieved 2010-05-22.
  3. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 7 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-20.