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

Isokan local government area is situated in Osun state, Southwest Nigeria and has its headquarters in the town of Apomu. Isokan LGA consists of several towns and villages such as Ekpomu, Aronla, Akoogun, Odofin, Ladaru, Alabamejo, Ajebamidele, Onilewo, and Sunbare. The estimated population of Isokan LGA is 87,951 inhabitants with the area’s dwellers mostly comprised of members of the Yoruba ethnic group. The Yoruba language is commonly spoken in the area while Christianity and Islam area the widely practiced religions in the area. Isokan LGA has a number of prominent traditional rulers and these include the Olukoyi of Ikoyi and the Alapomu of Apomu. Festivals held in Isokan LGA include the Osun-Ikoyi festival.


Isokan LGA covers a total area of 179 square kilometres and witnesses two distinct seasons which are the dry and the rainy seasons. The average humidity level of the area is 60 percent while the average temperature of the LGA is 28 degrees centigrade.


Farming is an important aspect of the economy of Isokan LGA with a variety of crops grown in the LGA. The area also has a vibrant trade sector and hosts a number of markets where a wide variety of commodities are bought and sold. Other important economic activities in Isokan LGA include hunting, tailoring, and blacksmithing.

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