Akoko North-West

Akoko North-West is a local government area in Ondo State, Nigeria. Its headquarters is in the town of Okeagbe.

Akoko North-West
Country Nigeria
StateOndo State
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

It has an area of 512 km2 and a population of 213,792 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 342.[1][2]

Town and villagesEdit

Towns in the local government area include Iye, Ese, Okeagbe, Ikaram, Arigidi, Erusu, Ibaram, Iyani, Ase, Irun, Ogbagi, Ajowa, Afin, Oyin, Eriti, Igasi.

Iye Akoko is the one of the villages in Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo State. Surrounded with some rocky hills. Iye Akoko comprises six quarters and six recognized high chiefs. It is located 25 km from Arigidi Akoko, with a population of ten thousand people as of the last census. There major works are teaching and farming. The Royal title of the community is called "Oniye of Iye Akoko".

Traditional rulersEdit

Traditionally, the towns and villages have monarchs who rule over local municipalities. They are the Elese of Ese, the Ajana of Afa-Okeagbe, the Oluyani of Iyani, Akala of Ikaram, Zaki of Arigidi, Osula of Erusu, Owa of Ogbagi, Olubaram of Ibaram, Oniye of Iye, Oludotun of Iludotun Ajowa, Olugedegede of Gedegede and Onirun of Irun, Alase of Ase, Oloyin of Oyin, Owage of Oge-Okeagbe, Oludo of Ido-Okeagbe, Ewi of Aje-Okeagbe, Olojo of Ojo Ajowa, Elesuku of Esuku Ajowa, Oludaja of Daja Ajowa, Olora of Ora Ajowa, Elefifa of Efifa Ajowa, Oluro of Uro Ajowa, Oloje of Igasi-Akoko, Alafin of Afin-Akoko.[3]


Languages of Akoko North–West LGA:[4]

Notable peopleEdit

  • Prince Adetokunbo Kayode (SAN), Former Minister of Defense, Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • T. B. Joshua, televangelist
  • Chief Dr. J. O Sanusi, formal Central Bank of Nigeria governor
  • Engineer Awe Gboyega, the CEO of Damatol group of companies
  • The Owa of Ogbagi Akoko, HRM Oba Adetona Odagbaragaja


  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 7 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-20.
  2. ^ "Nigeria". Ethnologue. Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  3. ^ "List of All Obas In Ondo State". Ondo State Government. Archived from the original on 26 February 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2016.
  4. ^ Blench, Roger (2019). An Atlas of Nigerian Languages (4th ed.). Cambridge: Kay Williamson Educational Foundation.

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