Ogun State was created from the old Western State on February 3, 1976 by the then regime of General Murtala Mohammed. It has Abeokuta as it’s capital and largest city.
Located in SOuth Western Nigeria, Ogun State covers 16,762 square kilometres. It borders Lagos State to the south, Oyo and Osun states to the North, Ondo State to the east and the Republic of Benin to the west.
Ogun State thus has the highest number of registered universities in Nigeria (nine in all) with five new private universities also in the state.
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Ibikunle AmosunExecutive Governor
Motivation:The gateway state Created: 3 February 1976 Capital:Abeokuta Political Party: APC
Museums & Parks:Abeokuta museum and Omo forrest reserve Other tourist attractions: Olumo Rock, Presidential Library, Osuuru Sping, Erifun Warm And Cold Stream, Ancient Palace Of Lake Of Egbaland, Adire Market Agriculture:Palm oil, Cotton Cassava, Plantain, Rubber, Timber Mineral Resources:Kaolin, Gypsum, Quartz, Limestone, Mica, Glass Sand, Feldspar, Clay, Bitumen and Phosphate.