The Legacy of a Great Future, built together Since 1976.
The state is strategically located, bordered to the East by Ondo State, in the North by Oyo and Osun States and in the South by Lagos State and the Atlantic Ocean and in the West by Republic of Benin, which makes it an access route to the expansive markets of the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS).
The legacy of a great future.
Our vision summarises the kernel of our Agenda, which is to give Ogun State focused and qualitative governance and to create an enabling environment for a public- private sector partnership, which is fundamental to reliable economic development and individual prosperity of the people of Ogun.
– Prince Dapo Abiodun, MFR.
The State is a major economic hub. It has one of the largest concentration of industries in the country and serves as the major corridor for transportation of goods, services and people between the nation’s commercial center Lagos, and the rest of the country as well as the large West African markets.
Ogun State is the cradle of education in Nigeria and has very high literacy rate coupled with a skilled workforce. There are 21 tertiary institutions both public and private, in the State, making it the highest in the country. Out of the State’s total projected population of 7.1 million people as at 2014, fifty-seven (57) percent are of working age. Its people are very industrious and are found in all walks of life.
The State has abundant natural resources that include forest and water bodies as well as large quantities of mineral deposits, such as limestone, phosphate, granite stone, gypsum, bauxite, bitumen, feldspar, clay, glass sand, kaolin, quartz, tar sand, gemstones and crude oil are available in commercial quantities. The State is the largest producer of cement in the country with 13 million metric tonnes per annum.