Lagos State

Lagos State (Centre of  Excellence)

 

 

Executive Governor

 
Mr Akinwumi Ambode

 

 

Deputy Governor
 

Dr  Idiat Oluranti Adebule

 

 

Creation: May 27,1967

Capital: Ikeja

Major Cities: Agege, Mushin, Ikorodu, Epe, Badagry.

Geographic Profile: Lagos State is located in the South western part of Nigeria; Coordinates: 6°35′N 3°45′E; Land Area - 3,474 km2 (1,341 sq ml).

Economic Profile: The Port of Lagos is Nigeria's leading port and one of the largest and busiest in Africa. The Port of Lagos is Nigeria's leading port and one of the largest and busiest in Africa. The port has seen growing amounts of crude oil exported, with export figures rising between 1997 and 2000. Oil and petroleum products provide 14% of GDP and 90% of foreign exchange earnings in Nigeria as a whole.

Ethnic Profile: The State is essentially Yoruba-speaking; a socio-cultural melting pot, attracting both Nigerians and foreigners alike. Indigenous inhabitants include the Aworis and Eguns in Ikeja and Badagry Divisions respectively, with the Eguns being found mainly in Badagry. There is also an admixture of other pioneer settlers collectively known as the Ekos. The indigenes of Ikorodu and Epe Divisions are mainly the Ijebus with pockets of Eko-Awori settlers along the coastland and riverine areas.

Local Goverment Area(LGAs): Alimosho, Ajeromi-Ifelodun,  Kosofe, Mushin, Oshodi-Isolo, Ojo, Ikorodu, Surulere, Agege Ifako-Ijaye,Shomolu, Amuwo-Odofin,Lagos Mainland, Ikeja, Eti-Osa, Badagry, Apapa, Lagos Island, Epe, Ibeju-Lekki

Raw Materials Distribution in Lagos State

LAGOS STATE

S/N

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

MINERAL RAW MATERIALS

AGRO RAW MATERIALS

1

AJEROMI / IFELODUN

 

Coconut, Maize, Sugarcane, Vegetable, Fish

2

ALIMOSHO

Clay, Laterite.

Maize, Cassava, Neem Tree, Fruits, Vegetables, Palm Produce, Plantain, Livestock, Mango, Guava, Pawpaw, Citrus

3

AMUWO – ODOFIN

Laterite.

Cassava, Livestock

4

APAPA

Silica Sand, Gravel, Ball Clay.

Fishery

5

BADAGRY

Ball Clay, Silica Sand, Petroleum

Coconut, Oil Palm, Rice, Timber, Neem Tree,  Plantain, Maize, Cassava, Soya Beans, Oyster Shell, Cashew Nut, Livestock, Raffia Palm, Fishery, Sea Food

6

EPE

Ball Clay, Silica Sand, Bitumen

Maize, Cassava, Cowpea, Neem Tree, Rice, Vegetable, Oil Palm, Plantain, Livestock, Fishery, Timber, Pawpaw, Mango, Citrus

7

ETI – OSA

Silica Sand, Bitumen, Ball clay

Coconut, Cassava, Raffia Palm, Fishery, Maize, Snail, Plantain, Rice, Oil Palm, Livestock, Neem Tree, Oyster Shells, Timber

8

IBEJU/ LEKKI

Silica Sand, Bitumen

Maize, Cassava, Neem Tree, Coconut, Plantain, Fishery, Livestock, Oil Palm, Rice, Oyster Shells, Timber.

9

IFAKO / IJAYE

 

Livestock, Vegetable

10

IKEJA

Ball Clay, Silica Sand

Maize, Cassava, Vegetable, Oil Palm, Plantain, Livestock, Mango, Pawpaw, Citrus, Banana.

11

IKORODU

Ball Clay, Silica Sand

Maize, Cassava, Oil Palm, Fishery, Livestock, Neem Tree, Rubber, Coconut, Plantain, Timber, Citrus, Mango, Pawpaw

12

KOSOFE

Gravel, Ball Clay

Cassava, Maize, Plantain

13

LAGOS ISLAND

Bitumen, Silica Sand

Maize, Cassava, Neem Tree, Fishery, Livestock

14

LAGOS   MAINLAND

Ball Clay

Vegetables, Maize, Cassava, Fruits, Fishery, Mango Citrus

15

MUSHIN

Ball Clay

Vegetables, Fruits, Plantain, Maize, Hides & Skin, Banana, Mango, Guava, Citrus

16

OJO

Silica Sand, Ball Clay

Maize, Cassava, Neem Tree, Plantain, Fishery, Coconut, Raffia Palm, Oil Palm, Snails, Mango, Citrus, Vegetables, Livestock

17

OSHODI / ISOLO

Ball Clay.

Maize, Cassava, Neem Tree, Plantain, Livestock, Bamboo, Citrus, Mango, Pawpaw.

18

SHOMOLU

Ball Clay

Maize, Cassava, Vegetables, Plantain, Banana, Livestock, Mango, Guava, Piggery.

19

SURULERE

 

Maize, Cassava, Neem Tree, Plantain, Livestock, Fishery, Banana.

 

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