Egbeda Local Government was carved out of Lagelu Local Government in 1989 with the administrative headquarters at Egbeda. The Local Government Area share boundaries with Osun State to the East, Lagelu Local Government to the North, Ibadan North East Local Government to the West and Ona Ara Local Government to the South.

Our Vision

To be a Local Government that is peaceful and crime free where everyone will go about his business without fear.  To move the Local Government to an eviable height which will attract investors and developers

Our Mission

To promote economic viability of the Local Government by ensuring full participation of the indigenes through job creation.

Our Objectives

  • To Promote Unity and harmony among the people in the Local Government.
  • For betterment and upliftment of the lots of the people in the Local Government.
  • To work for peace and stability of the people among others.
  • To assist the less priviledged.

Egbeda Local Government was carved out of Lagelu Local Government in 1989 with the administrative headquarters at Egbeda.  The Local Government Area share boundaries with Osun State to the East, Lagelu Local Government to the North, Ibadan North East Local Government to the West and Ona Ara Local Government to the South.

Egbeda Local Government is dominated by the Yoruba’s with a sizeable expanse of Land for the production of livestock and arable crops.  Politically, the Local Government is in the front-line in Oyo State.  The people of the Local Government are progressives who cherish truth and admonish uprightness.  The political administration has raised the Local Government to its social and economic peaks, including the citing of a dry seaport at Erunmu by the Federal Government.

Egbeda Local Government Area offers a most conducive atmosphere for both industrial and residential development.  Since inception, new roads had been built and some of the existing ones have been maintained and indeed to meet standard.

Egbeda Local Government, because of its strategic location has grown rapidly economically and politically. This development led to the carving out of a new Local Council Development Area named Ajorosun Local Council Development Area, as approved by His Excellency, Senator Isiaq Abiola Ajimobi led administration in his repositioning, transforming and rebuilding agenda.

The Local Government Area covers almost 420 square kilometres with a relatively undulating topography of about 235 metres above sea level. Egbeda Local Government is a suburb of Ibadan Metropolis.  There are about 195 settlements in the Local Government area while over 60% of these settlements are rural in nature with a land mass of about 420 square kilometers.

In terms of distribution, the central part of the Local Government Area contains nearly 50% of all the settlements among which is the council Headquarters, Egbeda.

Egbeda Local Government has 4 wards.  Major Town includes Egbeda, Osegere, Awaye, Alakia, Adegbayi, Olubadan, Oremeji, Gbaremu, Ogungbade.

The indigenes and residents of Egbeda are predominatly Yorubas while there are also other tribes like the Hausas, Ibos, Fulanis, Urhobos, Itsekiris in minority.

Majority of the citizens and resident in the Local Government Area are predominantly farmers, public & Civil servants and artisans.  The main sources of income of the people are from agriculture, monthly wages and service charges earnings from sale of farm produce.

In Egbeda Local Government Area: there are markets that operate on daily basis; they are Bola –Ige International Market, New Gbagi, Temidire plank market, Fashade plank market, Alaakia-Adegbayi Market, Idi-Iroko Market.  Other markets which include Egbeda are operated every five days

Egbeda Local Government has a large expanse of land which is very fertile for agriculture.  However, majority of the people practice more of subsistence farming than commercial farming.   a lot of people apart from their main occupation are also into farming to produce food to supplement their meager income. Those that are into commercial farming venture are into it as a means of livelihood.

The Local Government Education Authority was established in November, 1991 through decrees 3.  The Local Government Education Authority is now called Universal Basic Education Authority (UBEC). It comprises of both teaching and non-teaching Staff with Seventy-Six (36) public primary schools with the population of 40,336 pupils and about 25 public secondary schools within the Local Government Area. There also large number of private primary and secondary schools.

Primary Health Care Centres are located throughout the Local Government Area, the existing health centres posts and maternity centres are operating under the control of the Local Government Administration, and the centres are located in the following areas; Oloya, Wakajaiye, Adogba, Apete, Egbeda, Osegere,  Alakia-Isebo,  Olode, Ogungbade,  Oremeji, Tuberculosis (TBL) centre, SDP, Awaye. There are private hospitals, located at the urban and rural parts of the Local Government Area.

The main cultural festivals are those being celebrated in Ibadan land.  The Traditional council in the Local Government are Twelve (12) in number headed by the Chairman Traditional Council who is appointed by the Olubadan of Ibadan and besides the traditional council members; there are Seventy Eight (78) other Baales within the council area headed by the Chairman either selected/appointed among themselves.

The major festival in Egbeda are:

  • Damonroko Masqurade
  • Oyii Masqurade
  • Paramon Masqurade
  • Owolewa Masqurade

The major sporting activity in Egbeda Local Government is football.  The Local Government always participate in the yearly central council of Ibadan Indigenes competition, ALGON Youth Football competitions, Governor Competition, Governor Football Competition, Female Competition the Wife of His Excellency.

CHAIRMAN                                               –      HON. SADIQ AKEEM AKINTUNDE

HEAD OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT

ADMINISTRATION (HLGA)                    –        DR AWOLOLA KOLAWOLE AYODEJI

DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION

AND GENERAL SERVICES                    –       MRS LADEPO OMOLARA

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND              –       MR WILLIAMS AKINADE

SUPPLIES

DIRECTOR OF WORKS                           –       ENGR ADISA TIRIMISIYU OLATUNJI

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION &

SOCIAL SERVICES                                 –       DEACONESS ADEJUWON GRACE

DIRECTOR OF AGRICULTURE             –        MR AKANDE ISIAKA MOSOBALAJE

DIRECTOR OF BUDGET, PLANNING

RESEARCH & STATISTICS                   –      ALH. AJIBOLA M.O

AG PRIMARY HELATH CARE

COORDINATOR                                      –     MRS OGUN O.O.

DIR. OF ENVIRON./HEALTH               -MRS ABIDAKUN

 

HEADS OF UNIT

 

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF ADMIN &

GENERAL SERVICES                           –       MRS OLUWAFEMI A.R.

 

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF FINANCE &

SUPPLIES                                               –       MR ADERIBIGBE ISIAKA ADEDAYO

HEAD OF ESTATE                     –       MR AKANO S.A

INTERNAL AUDITOR                        –       MISS MERCY ADAGHO

DEPUTY/DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION

& SOCIAL SERVICES                              –       MRS KOLADE

HEAD OF INFORMATION UNIT     –        MRS YETUNDE ADEYEMO

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF WORKS             –        MR EMMANUEL OLOYEDE

LIST OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACHIEVEMENTS DURING THE ADMINISTRATION OF HIS EXCELLENCY, THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF OYO STATE {MAY 2011 TO DATE}

 

S/NO DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT LOCATION OF PROJECT YEAR OF EXECUTION OF PROJECT
1 Construction of hydraulic structures, Earthwork and Asphaltic Tarring Onideure/Kajola Road October’11 – February 2012
2 Construction of hydraulic structures, Earthwork and Asphatic Tarring Olodo-Odan Elekan October’11 – February 2012
3 Construction of hydraulic structures, Earthwork and Asphatic Tarring Elelu/Timileyin November’12 – February 2013
4 Construction of hydraulic Structures, Earthwork and Asphatic Tarring Hope junction Petrol November’12 – February 2013
5 Construction of hydraulic structures Earthwork and Asphatic Tarring Afro/Atarere-Ife Road November’12 – February 2013
6 Construction of hydraulic structures Earthwork and Asphatic Tarring Orisunmibare/Acess Church November’12 – February 2013
7 Construction of hydraulic structures,Earthwork Tarring Aba-Ode/Airport November’12 – February 2014
8 Construction of 6 six unit of block of open market shop 12 per unit 72 shops at Temidire Market February 2014
9 Construction of Block of Three (3) Classroom with Homes Office, Store, and Toilet Seventh day Primary School Erunmu Ward 1 February 2014
10 Construction of Block of three (3) Classroom with Homes office store and Toilet Seventh day Primary School Owobale/Ibiti Ward 3 February 2014
11 Construction of Hydraulic structure, Earthwork and Asphatic Tarring Idi-Osan/Olaogun November’14 –February 2015
12 Construction of hydraulic structures, Ogungbade-Aremo-Oki November 2014 –

February 2015

13 Rehabilitation of hydraulic structures, Earthwork and Asphatic Tarring Molade-Academy November’14 – February 2015
14 New cat Grader Machine 2014
15 New cat Bulldozer Machine 2014
16 New lowbred truck 2014
17 Installation of 300KVA/33 Olukeye Village
18 Construction of Maternity/Health Care Centre Gbagi Market 2014
19 Construction of Modern Public/VIP Toilets and Drilling of Boreholes Erunmu,Egbeda,Temidire,Monatan Markets,Wema Bank,Old SDP Secretariat;

Gbagi Market

2014

 

 

2012

20 Drilling of Motorized and Hand Pump Boreholes Local Government Maternity & Helath Centre, Wakajaye 2014
21 Construction/Supply of Desks and Benches to various Primary Schools Primary Schools in Egbeda Local Government 2014
22 Supply of Exercises Booksand instructional Materials Primary Schools in Egbeda Local Government 2014
23 Purchase and Installation of 200KVA Transformer Ifelodun Olodo Community Ifesowapo,Community,

Orinsunbare Community

Alaaka Sogunro Community

Anuoluwapo Ologede

Community Olodo Area,

Oganla Elewe Omolaso,

Ogo Oluwa/Adekola

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24 Construction of Maternity/Health Care Centre Kajorepo, Omolaso, Olodo Pagun and Oloya Communities 2013
 

 

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WORLD BANK ASSISTED PROJECTS

 

Through Oyo State Community and Social Development Agency:

i.Construction of Police;

Construction of Health Centre

Construction of a Block of 3 Classrooms

 

Ii  Construction of Health Centre

Construction of Line drainage

Construction of a Block of 3 Classrooms

Purchasing and Installation of Transformer

 

Iii Construction of Health Centre

Installation of Electricity Transformer

 

 

iv.  Construction of Health Centre

Construction of Line drainage

Purchaseand Installation of Transformer

 

v.  Construction of Health Centre

Re-construction of bridge and drainage

Reticulation of water

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Oganla Elewe-Omolaso Communities

 

 

 

 

 

Kumapayi community

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ajowa/Adegbayi Communities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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26 Star children in conjuction with the Local Government distributed wheel chairs, walking sticks and crouches to the physically challenged people in all wards of the Local Government

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