List of 16 Local Government Areas in Kwara State

List of 16 Local Government Areas in Kwara State are all given in this post. Kwara State is located in North Central part of Nigeria.

The State falls amongst the middle belt States in Nigeria. Kwara State consist of people from all works of life. But, the most significant are the Yoruba’s, Nupe’s, Bariba’s and Fulani’s.

Kwara State was created in 27, May of 1967 by former Nigerian Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon.

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The State has 16 Local Government Areas, LGAs in total. The total land area of Kwara State is put at 36825square kilometers.

The population of Kwara State is put at around 2.37 million from the 2006 Population census that took place in Nigeria.

Notable higher institution of learning in Kwara State include, University of Ilorin, owned by the Federal Government of Nigeria. Kwara State University, Kwara State Polytechnic and Federal Polytechnic Offa.

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16 LGA of Kwara State:

  1. Asa Local Government Area
  2. Baruten Local Government Area
  3. Edu Local Government Area
  4. Ekiti Local Government Area
  5. Ifelodun Local Government Area
  6. Ilorin East Local Government Area
  7. Ilorin South Local Government Area
  8. Ilorin West Local Government Area
  9. Irepodun Local Government Area
  10. Isin Local Government Area
  11. Kaiama Local Government Area
  12. Moro Local Government Area
  13. Offa Local Government Area
  14. Oke Ero Local Government Area
  15. Oyun Local Government Area
  16. Pategi Local Government Area
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