Ewekoro

Ewekoro is a Local Government Area in Ogun State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Itori, at 6°56′00″N 3°13′00″E / 6.93333°N 3.21667°E / 6.93333; 3.21667.

Ewekro
Ewekro is located in Nigeria
Ewekro
Ewekro
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 6°56′N 3°13′E / 6.933°N 3.217°E / 6.933; 3.217Coordinates: 6°56′N 3°13′E / 6.933°N 3.217°E / 6.933; 3.217
Country Nigeria
StateOgun State
Government
 • Local Government Chairman and the Head of the Local Government CouncilKafaru Balogun[1]
Area
 • Total594 km2 (229 sq mi)
Population
 (2006 census)
 • Total55,156
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
3-digit postal code prefix
112
ISO 3166 codeNG.OG.EW

It has an area of 594 km2 and a population of 55,156 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 112.[2]

Ewekoro LGA is of great economic importance to the local economy as it being quarried for a production of cement by Lafarge (West African Portland Cement Company) Ewekoro and Dangote group. The cement has been quarried since the year 1959, which was the start of Lafarge cement in the country of Nigeria. Despite being underdeveloped, Ewekoro has the potential to be, a favorable destination to potential investments due to its proximity to the two largest cities in the south west of Nigeria.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Administration - Official Website of the Ogun State Government, Nigeria". Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2009-10-07. Retrieved 2009-10-20.


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