YABA LOCAL COUNCIL

ORIGIN OF YABA LOCAL COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT AREA.

Yaba Local council development area as it is today has its secretariat at 198, Herbert Macaulay Street, Yaba. It was carved out of the old Lagos Mainland local government which was created in 1977 as a separate Local government following the national reform of Local government in September 1976. Lagos Mainland carved out of Lagos city council which administered the Lagos Metropolitan city; this consists of Lagos Island and Lagos Mainland. So with the creation of of three more Local government on the 27th August 1991, the former lagos mainland was re-constituted with Surulere carved out of it.

Yaba Local council Development area as one of the Thirty Seven (37) newly created Local council Development areas was created out of Lagos Mainland by the administration of Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu after the state assembly passed a law creating new local council Development areas.

The present Yaba local council area wears an urban setting; some part however mirrored rural features and these areas are simply reffered to as blighted areas like Makoko and Iwaya. Nonetheless, Yaba Local council development area is the commercial nerve centre for all regardless of their political and cultural affiliations.

Yaba Local council area is host to the largest number of Tertiary Institutions of all Local Governments in the whole federations. It houses Yaba College of Technology, University of Lagos Akoka, Federal College of Education (Technical) Akoka, Lagos state College of Health Technology Harvey Road Yaba among many others.

         

          

                                                   

                                 The Newly Renovated Yaba Local Council Development Area Secretariat

 

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5 Comments for “ORIGIN OF YABA LOCAL COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT AREA.”

  1. Baderinwa R ukayat

    I give kudos to whoever came up with this idea(to open an official web page for the LCDA), Well done. I,m from this LCDA and would really like to get information on the total population and ever married individuals population of the LCDA for a term paper. I would really appreciate it, if my request is granted. Thanks

  2. Baderinwa R ukayat

    I give kudos to whoever came up with this idea(to open an official web page for the LCDA), Well done. I,m from this LCDA and would really like to get information on the total population and ever married individuals population of Iwaya for a term paper. I would really appreciate it, if my request is granted. Thanks

  3. Danlami

    Pls give us data on your population, on your male and female and the map of your local government.

  4. Adesina oluwabukola

    please, i need the total population of the dwellers of the area. the numbers of wards in the local government.

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