Townships & Alakoso(s)

OWU KINGDOM TOWNSHIPS

At present, the Owu Kingdom consists of 22 Townships within the city of Abeokuta, and numerous rural settlements that stretch as far as Sango Otta near Lagos (recently re-classified as ‘ Townships outside Abeokuta’).

Chief Femi Olafimihan

Chief Femi Olafimihan

Each of the Townships (‘ Townships Within Abeokuta’) as set up by the immediate past Olowu, Oba (Dr) Olawale Odeleye, and adopted by the incumbent Olowu is headed by an ‘Alakoso’ who is the traditional mayor of the town and a bonafide Owu Chief.

1.         Olowu Complex (Headquarters, Oke Ago-Owu)

Chief Ekundayo Opaleye

Chief Ekundayo Opaleye

2.         Amukankan

3.         Araromi

4.         Aro

5.         Apo-Owu

6.         Apomu-Owu

7.         Banjoko

8.         Elepa

Chief Aremu Adeyemi

Chief Aremu Adeyemi

9.         Erunmu

10.        Igosun

11.        Ita-Iyalode

12.        Ope-Oluwa

13.        Owu-Ogbe

14.        Owu-Dotun

Chief D.A. Adepegba

Chief D.A. Adepegba

15.        Oke-Ata

16.        Olomore

17.        Oke-Egunya

18.        Oke-Sokori

19.        Owutedo

20.        Sokori

21.        Surulere

22.        Totoro

Chief D.G. Adeife

Chief D.G. Adeife

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Chief Ganiyu Adegboyega

Chief Ganiyu Adegboyega

  • Chief Y.A.G. Lawal – Araromi
  • Chief Akin Saburi Adubi – Igbosun
  • Chief Adesina Gbogboade – Amukankan
  • Chief Aremu A. Adeyemi – Owu Totoro
  • Chief E.O. Agboola – Owu Ita-Iyalode
  • Chief D. Bamgboye – Owu Apo
  • Chief M.A. Adekanmbi – Owudotun
  • Chief Olusoji Odowu – Owu Elepa
    Chief Abayomi AdemefunChief Abayomi Ademefun

  • Chief T. Bankole – Owu Aro (Baale)
  • Chief Adewale Adejare – Owu Oke-Egunya
  • Chief Segun Fatunmbi – Ope Oluwa (Baale)
  • Chief Adisa Adewale – Owu Surulere
  • Chief Ekundayo Opaleye – Owu Erunmu
  • Chief S.O. Osunbiyi – Owu Apomu
    Ensign of the Olowu

    Ensign of the Olowu

  • Chief Ganiyu Adegboyega – Owu Sokori
  • Chief Abayomi Ademefun – Owutedo
  • Chief D.G. Adeife – Owu Olomore
  • Chief Femi Olafimihan – Owu Ogbe