Oyo State (Ibadan) History, Recruitment, Politics & Education

Oyo state is a South western Nigeria state created in 19876 comprising of 33 LGAs. Its capital is Ibadan.

History

It was formed in 1976 from Western State, and included Ọsun State, which was split off in 1991. Oyo State is homogenous, mainly inhabited by the Yoruba ethnic group who are primarily agrarian but have a predilection for living in high-density urban centres.

Local Government Areas:

Akinyele, Afijio, Egbeda, Ibadan North, Ibadan North-East, Ibadan North-West, Ibadan South-West, Ibadan South-East, Ibarapa Central, Ibarapa East, Ido, Irepo, Iseyin, Kajola, Lagelu, Ogbomosho North, Ogbomosho South, Oyo West, Atiba, Atigbo, Saki West, Saki East, Itesiwaju, Iwajowa.

Colleges and University

  • Ajayi Crowther University, Ibadan.
  • Lead City University, Ibadan.
  • Kola Daisi University Ibadan, Oyo State.
  • Dominican University Ibadan Oyo State.
  • Precious Cornerstone University, Oyo.
  • Atiba University Oyo.
  • Dominion University Ibadan, Oyo State.

Oyo State is homogenous, mainly inhabited by the Yoruba ethnic group who are primarily agrarian but have a predilection for living in high-density urban centres. 

The indigenes mainly comprise the Oyos, the Oke-Oguns, the Ibadans and the Ibarapas, all belonging to the Yoruba family and indigenous city in Africa.

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