Ilobu


Ilobu

      town, Osun state, southwestern Nigeria. It lies along a tributary of the Oshun River and on the road from Ogbomosho to Oshogbo. Ilobu is a trade centre for the yams, corn (maize), cassava (manioc), oil palms, pumpkins, beans, and okra grown in a savanna area mainly inhabited by the Yoruba people. It also serves as a collecting point for locally produced cash crops (cotton, tobacco, and cocoa). Cotton weaving is a traditional local industry; but the town of Oshogbo, 8 miles (13 km) southeast, is the area's most important textile centre. Ilobu is part of the Irepodun local government area. Pop. (2006) local government area, 119,497.

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