Agege

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Agege
LGA and suburb
Location in Lagos Metropolitan Area
Location in Lagos Metropolitan Area
Country  Nigeria
State Lagos State
Government
 • Local Government Chairman and the Head of the Local Government Council Omofunmilewa Adejombo
Population (2006)
 • Total 459,939
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
Oba Agege statute

Agege is a suburb and local government area in the Ikeja Division of Lagos State, Nigeria.

Area[edit]

The boundary of Agege from the Northern part of Lagos stretches from Dopemu road through Anu-oluwapo street to olukosi down Fagbola through Osobu street to Orile road down to Old Agege Motor Road opposite Nitel. From the Southern part of Lagos it stretches from Ashade retail market to Akilo street.[1]

From the Eastern part of Lagos it stretches from Oba ogunji road up to the by-pass to Agege Motor road by Nitel office. From the Western part of Lagos,the boundary of Agege stretches from Abeokuta express road from boundary with Ikeja Local government to Dopemu junction.[2]

Economy[edit]

When Dasab Airlines existed, its Lagos office was in Agege.[3]

History[edit]

On 3 June 2012, Dana Air Flight 992 crashed into residential buildings in Agege while attempting to land at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, killing all 153 people on board and 10 other people on the ground.[4]

Education[edit]

It includes a campus of Lagos State University.[5]

National Youth Service Corps Permanent Orientation Camp is located at Iyana-Ipaja Road,Agege.[6] Agege boost of very few industries, it is the hub of the Popular Aluminium Village which connects with the popular Abeokuta Express road. Lagooz schools MAIN BUILDING located at 11 & 12, Omotoye Estate Road, Mulero Bus Stop, Orile Agege, Lagos and a foremost Christian Worship Centre which boast of a Leadership Training Institute, POWER HOUSE CHAPEL, located at 7, Dele Ibidun Street, Mulero Bus Stop, Orile Agege, Lagos.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-01-21. Retrieved 2014-01-26. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-01-21. Retrieved 2014-01-26. 
  3. ^ "Contact Us." Dasab Airlines. 11 July 2003. Retrieved on 12 September 2011. "Lagos Office 61, Abeokuta Express Road Agege, Lagos - Nigeria"
  4. ^ Urquhart, Conal (3 June 2012). "At least 147 Killed in Nigeria Plane Crash". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 3 June 2012. 
  5. ^ http://www.tribune.com.ng/22072007/news/news9.html[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ [1][permanent dead link]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 06°37′19″N 03°19′33″E / 6.62194°N 3.32583°E / 6.62194; 3.32583