This article is a review of Ondo state biggest towns and cities.
These are towns and cities in Ondo state with highest population and clusters of people. Ondo state is one of the 36 of Nigeria and member of Yourba states in Nigeria.
Ondo state is multi religious state which Christians and Muslims are the two predominant religion in the state.
Ondo state which was created in the year 1976 borders Ekiti State to the north, Kogi State to the northeast, Edo State to the east, Delta State to the southeast, Ogun State to the southwest, Osun State to the northwest, and the Atlantic Ocean to the south.
The state is made up of 18 local government areas and over 100 autonomous communities and towns.
The people of Ondo state are predominantly civil servant, traders and farmers.
The state is one of the Yourba oil producing states in Nigeria.
Ondo state has some of the most amazing tourists sites and location.
It is state in Nigeria characterized by mountains,rocks and rivers too.
The population of Ondo state is estimated to be around 4 million residents.
The Ondo state population is scattered across all towns and cities in the state.
Demographic and development is not evenly distributed among the towns and cities in Ondo state.
Hence, some towns and cities in Ondo state are more populous and developed than others.
So, in this post, we will be listing the largest towns and most developed cities in Ondo state.
This will help those migrating to the state either for tourism or for settlement.
What are The Biggest Towns & Cities in Ondo State?
We look at the developmental indices like basic amenities, infrastructures, institutions and population in assessing town and cities in Ondo state to ascertain the major towns and cities in Ondo state that is the largest and most populous.
Here is the list of major cities and towns in Ondo state.
Akure is the largest town and one of the major cities in Ondo state.
The seat of Ondo state government is estimated to have a population of about 1.5million residents.
This population of Akure makes her the most populous city in Ondo state.
Akure is also home to some institutions of higher learning, financial institutions and majority of government offices.
The capital city also has an airport and is the most commercialised city and town in Ondo state.
The city is easily the biggest and major city and town in Ondo state.
Owo town is one of the largest towns in Ondo state.
It is one of the major cities in Ondo state outside Akure the state capital.
The town is under the leadership of a traditional ruler known as Oluwo of Owo.
It is the second biggest city in Ondo state with significant level of development both in infrastructure and human resources.
Akoko is a city in Ondo state which is considered one of the biggest towns in Ondo state.
Akoko region in Ondo state span across 4 LGA areas which shows how large the town is in Ondo state.
Local government areas in Ondo state that make up Akoko includes: Akoko Northeast, Akoko Northwest, Akoko Southeast and Akoko Southwest.
Okitipupa is a town and local government area in Ondo state.
It is considered one of the Ondo state largest towns and cities.
It is in this town that Ondo State University of Science and Technology is located at.
The town how clusters of industries and a notable government institution, the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
It is one of the most popular towns in Ondo state, Nigeria.
Ikare is one of the major cities in Ondo state which is ranked among the top 10 largest towns and cities in Ondo state.
Ikare lies in the Yoruba Hills, at the intersection of roads from Owo, Okene, Kabba, and Ado-Ekiti.
It is one of the major agriculture inclined towns in Ondo state.
Odigbo is unarguably one of the major largest towns in Ondo state.
Odigbo is widely known for its agriculture potentials and produce.
It is in this city that Ore town is located at. Odigbo is not just a city but a local government area as well.
It’s headquarters is Ore which is one of the most popular towns in Ondo state.
It is strategically located long Benin- Ondo expressway.
Others Major Towns in Ondo State
Below is the list of other major towns in Ondo state which can be considered among the top largest towns and cities in Ondo state.
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Try and do your research well. There is no town called Akoko. It is a subtribe of Yoruba like the Ijebus, Egbas, Ondos, Ijeshas.
Secondly Ondo city is the second biggest town next to Akure the state capital. Then you have Owo, Ikare, Okitipupa in that order.