Osun State

Osun State (State of the Living Spring)

 Executive Governor


 

Ogbeni Rauf Olusoji Aregbesola.


Deputy Governor
 

Otunba (Mrs.) Grace Titilayo Laoye-Tomori

 

Creation: Created August 27, 1991

Capital: Osogbo

Major Cities: Oke-Ila Orangun, Ila Orangun, Ijebu-Jesa, Ede, Iwo, Ejigbo, Modakeke, Ibokun, Ifetedo, Esa-Oke and Ilesa

Geographic Profile: Lies between latitude 7° 30′0″N and longitude 4° 30 0 E; Located in the south-western Nigeria; Bounded in the north by Kwara State, in the east partly by Ekiti State and partly by Ondo State, in the south by Ogun State and in the west by Oyo State; Situated in the tropical rain forest zone; Land area of approximately 14,875 sq km. Though a landlocked state, it is blessed with the presence of many rivers and streams which serves the water needs of the State. Population: 3,423,535 (2006 National Population Census).

Economic Profile: Agrarian; with food and cash crops. The State is famous for many prominent markets such as Owena, Sekona, Ikirun, Ifon and Odo Ori. It has many cottage industries and the railway track crossing the State also helps in the economic development through movement of goods and people.

Ethnic  Profile: The people are mainly Yoruba; composed of Osun, Ifes, Ijesas and Igbominas. Language is Yoruba but there are variations in intonation and accent across the towns and cities. English is the official language.

Local Government Area(30 LGAs): Ayedaade, Ayedire, Atakunmosa East, Atakunmosa West, Boluwaduro, Boripe, Ede North, Ede South, Egbedore, Ejigbo, Ife Central. Ife East, Ife North, Ife South, Ifedayo, Ifelodun, Ila, Ilesa East, Ilesa West, Irepodun, Irewole, Isokan, Iwo, Obokun, Odo Otin, Ola Oluwa, Olorunda, Oriade, Orolu and Osogbo.

Raw Materials Distribution in Osun State

                                                                      OSUN STATE

S/N

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

MINERAL RAW MATERIALS

AGRO RAW MATERIALS

1

AIYEDADE

Kaolin, Mica, Laterite, Ball clay, Granite, Gravel, Silica sand, Aquamarine.

Sunflower, Cassava, Maize, Plantain, Kolanut, Cocoa, Yam, Cocoyam, Oil palm, Coffee, Banana, Cotton, Beans, Soyabeans, Livestock, Cocoa, Cashew, Pineapple, Citrus, Vegetables, Timber, Mango, Guava, TaumatococcusDanielli, Coffee, Pawpaw, Oranges.

2

AIYEDIRE

Kaolin, Granite, Gravel, Silica sand, Aquamarine, Ball clay, Laterite

Cassava, Cocoyam, Yam, Maize, Beans, Bamboo, Plantain, Oil palm, Sugarcane, Millet, Kolanut, Livestock, Cashew, Pineapple, Soyabeans, Banana, Vegetables, Cotton, Mango, Guava, Pawpaw, Sunflower.

3

ATAKUMOSA- EAST

Ball clay, Laterite, Silica sand, Gravel, Kaolin, Gold, Feldspar, Talc

Cassava, Maize, Cocoa, Timber, Citrus, Cashew, Cocoyam, Guava, Fishery, Oil palm, Coffee, Banana, Kolanut, Coconut, Yam, Pineapple, Mango, Livestock, TaumatococcusDanielli, Vegetables, Oranges.

4

ATAKUMOSA- WEST

Laterite, Clay, Sand, Silica sand, Gravel, Kaolin, Granite, Gold, Feldspar, Talc.

Cassava, Maize, Cocoa, Timber, Citrus, Cashew, Cocoyam, Guava, Fishery, Oil palm, Coffee, Banana, Coconut, Pineapple, Mango, Livestock, TaumatococcusDanielli, Oranges.

5

BOLUWADURO

Kaolin, Granite, Gravel, Silica sand, Aquamarine, Ball clay, Laterite

Cassava, Cocoyam, Yam, Maize, Beans, Bamboo, Plantain, Oil palm, Sugarcane, Millet, Kolanut, Livestock, Cashew, Potato, Fishery, Timber, Pineapple, Soyabeans, Banana, Vegetables, Cotton, mango, Guava, Pawpaw, Sunflower, TaumatococcusDanielli

6

BORIPE

Mica, Kaolin, Granite, Laterite, Gravel, Ball clay, Aquamarine, Silica sand

Cassava, Cocoyam, Yam, Maize, beans, bamboo, Plantain, Oil palm, Sugarcane, Millet, Kolanut, Fishery, Livestock, Cashew, Pineapple, Soyabeans, Banana, Vegetables, Cotton, Mango, Guava, Pawpaw, Sunflower, TaumatococcusDanielli

7

EDE NORTH

Granite, Kaolin, Ball clay, Laterite, Silica sand, Gravel  

Cassava, Cocoyam, Yam, Maize, Beans, Bamboo, Plantain, Oil palm, Sugarcane, Millet, Kolanut, Livestock, Cashew, Pineapple, Soyabeans, Vegetables, Cotton, Citrus, Guava, Pawpaw, Sunflower, TaumatococcusDanielli, Fishery, Oranges, Mango.

8

EDE SOUTH

Granite, Kaolin, Ball clay, Laterite, Silica sand, Gravel

Cassava, Cocoyam, Yam, Maize, Beans, Bamboo, Plantain, Oil palm, Sugarcane, Millet, Kolanut, Livestock, Cashew, Pineapple, Soyabeans, Vegetables, Cotton, Citrus, Guava, Pawpaw, Sunflower, TaumatococcusDanielli, Fishery, Oranges, Mango

9

EGBEDORE

Granite, Kaolin, Ball clay, Laterite, Silica sand, Gravel

Cassava, Cocoyam, Yam, Maize, Beans, Bamboo, Plantain, Oil palm, Sugarcane, Millet, Kolanut, Livestock, Cashew, Pineapple, Soyabeans, Vegetables, Cotton, Citrus, Guava, Pawpaw, Sunflower, TaumatococcusDanielli, Fishery, Timber, Oranges, Mango.

10

EJIGBO

Granite Rocks, Kaolin, Ball clay, Laterite, Silica sand, Gravel

Cassava, Cocoyam, Yam, Maize, Beans, Bamboo, Plantain, Oil palm, Sugarcane, Millet, Kolanut, Livestock, Cashew, Pineapple, Soyabeans, Vegetables, Cotton, Citrus, Guava, Pawpaw, Sunflower, TaumatococcusDanielli, Fishery, Timber, Oranges, Mango

11

IFE-CENTRAL

Gold, Laterite, Granite, Kaolin, Ball clay, Talc, Feldspar, Gravel, Sand

Cassava, Yam, Bamboo, Vegetables, Cocoa, Plantain, Banana, Timber, Kolanut, Maize, Cocoyam, Oil palm, Cashew, Coconut, Pineapple, Citrus, Mango, Guava, Coffee, TaumatococcusDanielli, Livestock, Oranges

12

IFE-EAST

Mica, Feldspar, Kaolin, Laterite, Ball clay, Silica sand, Gravel, Granite

Cassava, Yam, Maize, Cocoa, Cashew, Kolanut, Pineapple, Citrus, Cocoyam, Beans, Soyabeans, Oil palm, Bread fruit, Plantain, Banana, Vegetables, Cotton, Timber, Mango, Guava, Pawpaw, Bamboo, Sunflower, Coffee, TaumatococcusDanielli, Livestock, Fishery

13

IFE-NORTH

Mica, Feldspar, Kaolin, Laterite, Ball clay, Silica sand, Gravel, Granite

Cassava, Yam, Maize, Cocoa,, Cashew, Kolanut, Pineapple, Citrus, Cocoyam, Beans, Soyabeans, Oil palm, Bread fruit, Plantain, Banana, Vegetables, Cotton, Timber, Mango, Guava, Pawpaw, Bamboo, Sunflower, Coffee, TaumatococcusDanielli, Livestock, Fishery

14

IFE-SOUTH

Ball clay, Laterite, Gold, Feldspar, Talc, Kaolin, Granite, Silica sand, Gravel

Cassava, Cocoyam, Bread fruit, Pineapple, Plantain, Kolanut, Cocoa, Palm produce, Timber, Citrus, Banana, Cashew, Vegetables, Coconut, Mango, Guava, Coffee, TaumatococcusDanielli, Livestock, Fishery.

15

IFEDAYO

Kaolin, Granite, Gravel, Silica sand, Laterite, Ball clay, Mica

Cashew, Pineapple, Citrus, Cocoyam, Mango, Soyabeans, Banana, Plantain, Timber, Guava, Pawpaw, Bamboo, TaumatococcusDanielli, Livestock, Fishery, Cassava, Yam, Maize, Beans, Cotton, Cocoa, Oil palm, Kolanut, Groundnut, Vegetables

16

IFELODUN

Granite, Silica sand, Gravel, Ball clay, Talc, Dolomite, Aquamarine, Mica, Ilmenite, Feldspar, Quartz, Kaolin

Cassava, Yam, Cocoa, Palm produce, Kolanut, Vegetables, Plantain, Banana, mango, Cashew, Pineapple, Citrus, Cocoyam, Potato, Maize, Beans, Soyabeans, Fishery, Cotton, Timber, Guava, Pawpaw, Bamboo, Sunflower, TaumatococcusDanielli, Livestock.

17

ILA

Silica sand, Gravel, Laterite, Granite, Talc, Ball clay, Dolomite, Feldspar, kaolin, Quartz.

Cassava, Yam, Maize, Cocoa Cashew, Kolanut, Pineapple, Citrus, Cocoyam, Beans, Soyabeans, Oil palm, Bread fruit, Plantain, Banana, Vegetables, Cotton, Timber, Mango, Guava, Pawpaw, Bamboo, Sunflower, Coffee, TaumatococcusDanielli, Livestock, Fishery, Oranges

18

ILESA-EAST

Ball clay, Laterite, Granite, Silica sand, Gravel, Feldspar, Gold, Talc, Dolomite, Quartz

Yam, Cocoa, Rice, Rubber, Timber, Kolanut, Vegetables, Pineapple, Citrus, Cocoyam, Oil palm, Bread fruit, Plantain, Banana, maize, Cotton, Mango, Guava, Coffee, TaumatococcusDanielli, Livestock, Fishery, Oranges

19

ILESA-WEST

Ball clay, Laterite, Granite, Silica sand, Gravel Feldspar, Gold, Talc

Cocoa, Timber, Vegetables, Pineapple, Citrus, Cocoyam, Plantain, Banana, Timber, Mango, Guava, Coffee, TaumatococcusDanielli, Livestock, Fishery, Oranges

20

IREPODUN

Feldspar, Mica, Granite, Silica sand, Gravel, Laterite, Ball clay

Cassava, Maize, Potato, Millet, Kolanut, Cashew, Pineapple, Citrus, Yam, Cocoyam, Beans, Soyabeans, Oil palm, Plantain, Banana, Cotton, Timber, Mango, Guava, Pawpaw, Bamboo, Sunflower, Livestock, Fishery, Oranges

21

IREWOLE

Kaolin, Granite, Aquamarine, Mica, Laterite, Ball clay, Silica sand, Gravel

Cashew, Pineapple, Citrus, Cassava, Yam, Cocoyam, Beans, Soyabeans, Oil palm, Bread fruit, Plantain, Banana, Cotton, mango, Guava, Pawpaw, Bamboo, Sunflower, Coffee, TaumatococcusDanielli, Livestock, Fishery, Maize, Kolanut, Cocoa, Timber, Vegetables

22

ISOKAN

Beryl, Kaolin, Granite, Mica, Laterite, Ball clay, Silica sand, Gravel

Cocoa Cashew, Pineapple, Citrus, Cassava, Yam, Cocoyam, Beans, Soyabeans, Oil palm, Bread fruit, Plantain, Banana, Cotton, Mango, Guava, Bamboo, Sunflower, Coffee, Livestock, Maize, Fishery, Kolanut, Timber, Vegetables, Oranges

23

IWO

Beryl, Kaolin, Granite, Feldspar, Laterite, Ball clay, Silica sand, Gravel

Millet, Cocoa, Cashew, Pineapple, Citrus, Cassava, Yam, Cocoyam, Beans, Soyabeans, Oil palm, Sugarcane, Plantain, Pawpaw, Banana, Cotton, Mango, Guava, Bamboo, Sunflower, Livestock, Maize, Fishery, Kolanut, Timber, vegetables, Oranges.

24

OBOKUN

Kaolin, Granite, Gold, Limestone, Laterite, Ball clay, Silica sand, Gravel

Cassava, Maize, Cashew, Pineapple, Citrus, Yam, Cocoyam, Beans, Soyabeans, Oil palm, Sugarcane, Plantain, Banana, Cotton, mango, Guava, Pawpaw, Bamboo, Sunflower, Coffee, TaumatococcusDanielli, Livestock, Kolanut, Timber, Vegetables, Fishery, Oranges.

25

ODO-OTIN

Kaolin, Sand, Granite, Aquamarine, Mica, Laterite, Ball clay, Gravel

Potato, Millet, Cashew, Pineapple, Citrus, Cassava, Yam, Cocoyam, Beans, Soyabeans, Sugarcane, Oil palm, Bread fruit, Plantain, Banana, Cotton, Mango, Guava, Pawpaw, bamboo, Sunflower, Coffee, TaumatococcusDanielli, Livestock, Fishery, Maize,, Kolanut, Cocoa, Timber, Vegetables, Oranges.

26

OLA-OLUWA

Granite, Mica, Laterite, Ball clay, Feldspar, Silica sand, Gravel

Cashew, Pineapple, Citrus, Cassava, Yam, Cocoyam, Potato, Beans, soyabeans, Oil palm, Plantain, Banana, Cotton, Mango, Guava, Pawpaw, Bamboo, Sunflower, Coffee, TaumatococcusDanielli, Livestock, Fishery, Maize, Kolanut, Cocoa, Timber, Vegetables

27

OLORUNDA

Granite, Mica, Laterite, Ball clay, Silica sand, Gravel, Feldspar

Cassava, Cashew, Pineapple, Citrus, Yam, Cocoyam, Beans, Soyabeans, Potato, Oil palm, Bread fruit, Plantain, Banana, Cotton, mango, Guava, pawpaw, Bamboo, Sunflower, Coffee, TaumatococcusDanielli, Livestock, Fishery, Maize, Kolanut, Cocoa, Timber,, Vegetables.

28

ORIADE

Kaolin, Granite, Gold, Laterite, Ball clay, Silica sand, Gravel

Potato, Cashew, Pineapple, Citrus, Cassava, Yam, Cocoyam, Beans, Soyabean, Oil palm, Plantain, Banana, Cotton, Mango, guava, Pawpaw, Bamboo, Sunflower, Livestock, Fishery, Maize, Kolanut, Cocoa, Timber, Vegetables

29

OROLU

Granite, Feldspar, Mica, Laterite, Ball clay, Gravel

Yam, Cashew, Pineapple, Citrus, Cassava, Yam, Cocoyam, Beans, Soyabeans, Oil palm, Plantain, Banana, Cotton, Mango, Guava, Pawpaw, Bamboo, Sunflower, Livestock, Fishery, maize, Kolanut, Cocoa, Timber, Vegetables

30

OSOGBO

Kaolin, Granite, Mica, Laterite, Feldspar, Beryl, Ball clay, Silica sand, Gravel

Yam, Cashew, Pineapple, Citrus, Cassava, Cocoyam, Beans, Soyabeans, Oil palm, Sunflower, TaumatococcusDanielli, Livestock, Fishery, Maize, Kolanut, Cocoa, Timber, Vegetables, Oranges.             

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