Ibeju-Lekki

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Ibeju-Lekki
LGA
Ibeju-Lekki shown within the State of Lagos
Ibeju-Lekki shown within the State of Lagos
Country  Nigeria
State Lagos State
Principal city Lekki
Area
 • Total 455 km2 (176 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 117,481
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Ibeju-Lekki is a local government area in the Epe Division of Lagos State, Nigeria. The administrative centre was formally at Akodo and was later moved to Igando Oloja due to the creation of Lekki Council Development Area. The name of the Local government was derived from two autonomous communities, Ibeju and Lekki.

The people of the area are mainly Yoruba speaking natives, there are many other people from different parts of the country and around the world residing, working and investing in the local government. The area also attracts massive amount of tourism as it is endowed with beautiful lagoon and gorgeous ocean fronts.

The development in the area is rapid and ongoing, some would even refer to the area as the New Lagos. in fact the commercial Hub of Lagos state is shifting towards the area with many investment been done to develop industries and infrastructures.

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Coordinates: 6°25′00″N 2°53′00″E / 6.4167°N 2.8833°E / 6.4167; 2.8833