Oshodi-Isolo

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Oshodi-Isolo
LGA and suburb
Location in Lagos
Location in Lagos
Country  Nigeria
State Lagos State
Area
 • Total 17 sq mi (45 km2)
Population (2006)
 • Total 621,509
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Oshodi-Isolo is a Local Government Area (LGA) within Lagos State. It was formed by the second republic Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande, also known as 'Baba Kekere' and the first Executive Chairman of the Local Government was late Sir Isaac Ademolu Banjoko. The LGA is part of the Ikeja Division of Lagos State, Nigeria. At the 2006 Census it had a population of 621,509 people, and an area of 45 square kilometres. Hon. Bolaji Muse Ariyoh, a business man, was recently elected for three-year term as the Executive Chairman. The area includes two constituencies of the National House of Representatives. As of 2009, Hon. Moruf Akinderu Fatai also known as 'MAF' by his constituents and supporters, of the Action Congress (AC) represented Oshodi-Isolo I, and Hon. Joseph Ajatta (AC) represented Oshodi-Isolo II.[1] From 1999-2007, Mudasiru Oyetunde Hussein of the Alliance for Democracy party represented Oshodi-Isolo.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MEMBERS". The House of Representatives, Federal Republic of Nigeria. Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2009-09-20. 
  2. ^ "AC Senatorial Candidate boasts: I'll flush Adeleke out of Senate". The Daily Sun. August 28, 2008. Retrieved 2009-09-20. 

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