About Owo Local Government Area (L.G.A)

Owo local government area is domiciled in Ondo state, South-west geopolitical zone of Nigeria. The LGA is made up of several towns and villages which include Iyere, Idasen, Uso, Upenmen, Isuada, Ipele, and Owo. The current estimated population of Owo LGA is put at 213,280 inhabitants with the area primarily populated by members of the Yoruba ethnic group. The Yoruba language is commonly spoken in the LGA while the religions of Christiniaty and Islam are practiced in the area. The paramount traditional ruler in Owo LGA is the Olowo of Owo while the notable landmarks in the LGA include the Owo Museum and the palace of the Olowo.


Owo LGA falls within the Tropical Savannah Climate zone and has an average temperature of 28 degrees centigrade. The LGA is surrounded by several hills with the area having an estimated average wind speed of 11 km/h.


Owo LGA is in a semi-urban settlement and hosts a number of banks, institutions of learning, industries, and government owned establishments. The LGA is also known for food processing, lumbering, and farming with crops such as cocoa, pepper, cotton, maize and cassava grown in the area.                   

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