Ogbomoso North Local Government Area, Oyo State, Nigeria

The present Ogbomoso North Local Government Area with its Administrative Headquarters at Kinnira was carved out of the Old Ogbomoso Local Council on the 27th September, 1991, the Old Ogbomoso Local Council was however established on 1st of April,1973.

The Local Government being an urban area is strategically located and serves as link to Northern part of the country.

It covers total land mass of 207978 square kilometres and using the growth rate of 3.2% from 2006 census, the 2010 estimated population, the Local Government Area is put at 225,408. The Local Government Area is bounded by Ogbomoso South, Orire and Surulere Local Government Areas to the West and East respectively.

The predominate religions are Christian and Islam. The indigenes of the Local Government Area are well known for subsistent farming; Ogbomoso North Local Government comprises multiethnic Tribes in their great numbers with the Yorubas, constituting the largest percentage.

Availability of various favourable investment indices such as financial institutions, hotels of international standard, Teaching, General and Private Hospitals, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH); make the Local Government area an urban settlement.

The presence of Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) and appreciable larger population couple with good road network are suitably on ground to complement required factors for location of industry.

The Local Government is blessed with sizable number of tourist attractions like Soun’s Palace, Ogunlola site and Ladoke Akintola (Former Premier of Western Region) building.

The Local Government is blessed with notable illustrious sons and daughters who had and still playing pivotal voles in the Nation so – political, economic, security, and education parlance.

Amongst these important personalities are late S.L. Akintola (Former Premier of Western Region), Late Ibrahim Taiwo (former military Governor of Kwara State), War veteran Brigadier – General Benjamin Adekunle (the Black Scorpion) RTD Inspector General of Police, Asiwaju Sunday Adewusi and others too numerous to mention.

Moreover, the Local Government is endowed with markets situated at various locations being patronized by business men and women

Presently, the Local Government is among the thirty three (33) Local Government Administration in the state being admin stared by a transition committee headed by HON OLAMIJUWONLO ALAO (JP) He is aided by his personal assistants namely- Oyediran Abiola and Abdullahi Muktar Bello