Oke Ero

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Oke-Ero
Ekiti Kwara
LGA
Country  Nigeria
State Kwara State
Government
 • Type traditional(oba as king)
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Oke Ero is a Local Government Area in Kwara State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Iloffa. Other Major towns in Oke Ero are Idofin, Odo-Owa, Ekan Nla, Ayedun, Ilale, Erin Mope, others are Egosi, Imode, Idofin Odo-Ase. The first executive Chairman of oke-ero is Otunba Moses a Aforlayan and the 2nd is Bar. Kayode Towoju. The current Executive Chairman of Oke-Ero Local Government Area is Mrs Aminat Folake Yusuf.

Traditional institutions[edit]

Established traditional titles and Seats in the Local Government Area are: Allofa of Iloffa, Onidofin of Idofin Igbana, Elekan of Ekan Meje, Alota of Odo Owa, Alale of Ilale, Obajesun of Ayedun, Elegosi of Egosi, Onimode of Imode, Onimoji of Imoji and Idofin Odo-Ase.

Oke-Ero Local Government Area was carved out of the present Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State. Oke-Ero has an area of 438 km² and a population of 57,619 at the 2006 census, the population has since grown steadily.

Economy[edit]

The vegetation is tropical, hence the local economy is a hub for cash crops. The main industry of the people is in the area of agriculture as her citizens are mainly farmers. With her tropical climate, cocoa, sugar cane, bananas, oranges, cotton and jute (a soft, shiny vegetable fiber that can be spun into coarse, strong threads), are common cash crops. The oil palm is a tropical palm tree, and the fruit from it is used to make palm oil. Palm oil can be bought in all the Communities of the Local Government Area.

The postal code of the area is 252.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on October 7, 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-20.