A wonder to the world, a pride to us. Its main campus is located at Osogbo and branch campuses in each of the geopolitical zones of the State to ensure that quality university education is decentralised and taken as close to all parts of Osun State as possible. The return to democracy again in 1999 has emboldened more states to design new flags and symbols eg Cross River, Osun and Bayelsa. The Palm Tree: signifies the rich agricultural endowment of the State. Osun State is bounded in the West by Oyo State, Ondo and Ekiti States in the East, Kwara State in the North and Ogun in the South. According to Ajimobi, the galaxy of stars on the logo symbolizes the 33 local government areas of the state and the green fields, with a harvest of agricultural produce, while the last symbol stands for the arable land mass of the state.
This Assembly was dissolved in 1993 by General Sani Abacha. At that time, the present senatorial districts namely Osun West, Central and part of Osun East were subordinate towns under the administration of Ibadan District Native Authority but in there determination to get independence, traditional rulers and citizens of Osun Area submitted a petition to the British Colonial Administration in Nigeria demanding autonomy for Osun Division, with Osogbo proposed as the headquarters To realise their aim, they pursued this agenda further in 1951, when a Commission Of Inquiry was set up the Colonialists, headed by H. History of Osun State — Conclusion! The fight for the creation of Osun State Nigeria started in the 1950s. The lion stands for Yoruba nobility, dignity and courage while its cushion of ferns represents the traditional lair of an African Lion and the richness of our land. They wanted to create an autonomy for Osun State. It represents the colour of the earth and tone of the skin.
In 1980, he joined Leadway Assurance Company Limited as Area Manager and worked there till 1987. Osun State Today Today Osun State consists of 30 Local Government Areas! It was created by the General Ibrahim Babangida. The state consists of thirty local government namely: aiyedaade, aiyedire, atakunmosa east, atakunmosa west, boluwaduro, boripe, ede north, ede south, egbedore, ejigbo, ife central, ife east, ife north, ife south, ifedayo, ifelodun, ila, ilesa east, ilesa west, irepodun, irewole, isokan, iwo, obokun, odo otin, ola oluwa, olorunda, oriade, orolu and osogbo. The Timber symbolizes the vegetation as a rain forest zone with the Indigo colour Aro of the upper part of the shield representing the common Adire wear in Yorubaland while the Ruby Red colour Alaari of the lower part of the shield stands for nobility. Through the help of God we have had great success in minimizing the fighting and bullying pattern that exists in other schools. It served as the first House of Assembly.
The Timber represents the vegetation as a rain forest zone. Annual traditional festivities and invocations of the Osun goddess are held along the banks of the river bearing her name into which — according to Yoruba Oratory traditions — she transformed. His reign lasted only 23 months. Current Anambra State coat of arms. Functional and relevant Staff development programmes shall be put in place through deliberate efforts at allocating at least 2. He managed to assist in the state creation between August 1991 and January 1992.
Osun is predominantly a Yoruba State and has a rich cultural history. Prince Olagunsoye controlled the State up until the 26th of November 2010. Osun State coat of arms. Barrister Dr Mojeed Olujinmi Alabi emerged the Speaker of the 26 member legislative arm of the State government. The State is blessed with vast human resources and an articulate, intelligent and aggressive workforce.
We are proud business and craft men who travel around the world doing business. Ile-Ife, Ilesa, Ikirun, Iwo, Ede, Ila-Orangun and Ikire. Osun State is also known as Land of Service. Additionally, the rebranded state came with a new flag with elements that had unique meanings. The cash crops include tobacco and palm produce. He proceeded to the prestigious University of Lagos where he bagged a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Insurance in 1978.
Ajiborisa is the first head in the political history of Osun State. Their military valour, diplomatic dexterity and trade mastery created wealth and resulted in their expansive kingdom. The Shark: the aquatic mastery and strength of the people. The New Dawn The New Dawn symbolizes Ekiti's place as the emerging land of opportunities. The Y on the shield represents River Niger and Benue which shows the link between the state and the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Symbolise our prosperity in agriculture and a hearty and cheerful people. They were known for their military courage, diplomatic dexterity and trade mastery which were known to have created wealth and resulted in their expansive kingdom.
Ekiti State logo The Woven Cord The woven cord depicts the culturally homogenous nature of the Ekiti people. By its establishment, the Osun State College of Technology, Esa-Oke rose from the ashes of the erst-while Esa-Oke satellite campus of the Polytechnic, Ibadan, founded in 1981 to become an autonomous Institution. The state has a considerable number of highly urbanized settlements. The First Assembly of Osun State Nigeria was inaugurated in 1992. The people of the State are highly enterprising and could be found engaged in trading all over the country. The blue colour represents the abundance of waters and their inherent resources.