Welcome to Current affairs page for Ekiti State — Land of Honour and Integrity

The state was created on October 1, 1996 by General Sani Abacha. It is located in the South-West region of Nigeria, and there are 16 local governments with the state capital being Ado-Ekiti.

State Capital

The state capital is Ado-Ekiti.

State Slogan

The official state slogan is Land of Honour and Integrity.

Creation Date

The state was created on October 1, 1996.

State Creator

The state was created by General Sani Abacha.


The population is 3,270,798.

Land Area

It has a land area of 6,352 square kilometres.

Number of Local Governments

There are 16 local governments here.

Geopolitical Zone

This state is situated in South-West geopolitical zone.

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