Ekiti State (Ado Ekiti) History, Recruitment, Politics & Education

Ekiti state is a Nigerian South West state created in 1996  comprising of 16 LGAs, colleges and universities.

Ekiti is among the Yoruba states in Nigeria. Ekiti as a nation and districts of Yoruba race had her progeny in Oduduwa, the father and progenitor of Yoruba race. Just like every major subethnic division in Yorubaland.

it is one of the largest state in area and with an estimated population of nearly 4.3 million as of 2021.

Ekiti State is a state in southwest Nigeria, created on October 1, 1996. The state was created out of the territory of Ondo State and carved out of old Ondo State. On creation, it took off with sixteen (16) Local Government Areas (LGAs), having had an additional four carved out of the old ones.

Colleegs and Universities

  • Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti
  • Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti
  • Federal University, Oye-Ekiti

The Ekiti people are one of the largest historical subgroups of the larger Yoruba people of West Africa, located in Nigeria. They are classified as a Central Yoruba group, alongside the Ijesha, Igbomina, Yagba and Ifes.

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