|• Local Government Chairman and the Head of the Local Government Council||Justin Obafemi Edun|
|• Total||629 km2 (243 sq mi)|
|Population (2006 census)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (WAT)|
|3-digit postal code prefix||111|
|ISO 3166 code||NG.OG.ES|
Yewa South, (formerly Egbado South), is a Local Government Area in the west of Ogun State, Nigeria bordering the Republic of Benin. Its headquarters are in the town of Ilaro at in the north of the Area.
It has an area of 629 km² and a population of 168,850 at the 2006 census.
The area has 10 wards, Ilaro I, Ilaro II, Ilaro III, Iwoye, Idogo, Owode I, Owode II, Ilobi/Erinja, Oke-Odan and Ajilete.
The people speak the Yewa and Egun dialects of the Yoruba language. There are seven areas or villages headed by Obas or Royal Fathers: Ilaro, Idogo, Iwoye, Oke-Odan, Ijanna, Itoro, Owode, Erinja, Ajilete and Ilobi.
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