Welcome to Current affairs page for Ogun State — Gateway State

The state was created on February 3, 1976 by Gen. Murtala Muhammed. It is located in the South-West region of Nigeria, and there are 20 local governments with the state capital being Abeokuta.

State Capital

The state capital is Abeokuta.

State Slogan

The official state slogan is Gateway State.

Creation Date

The state was created on February 3, 1976.

State Creator

The state was created by Gen. Murtala Muhammed.


The population is 5,945,275.

Land Area

It has a land area of 16,980 square kilometres.

Number of Local Governments

There are 20 local governments here.

Geopolitical Zone

This state is situated in South-West geopolitical zone.

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