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Do You Know Where The Name “Ikeja” Originated From?

How Well Do You Know The History Of Ikeja?

How well do you know the history of the awesome city of Ikeja? Historically, Ikeja, the capital of Lagos consists of 78 communities. The earliest settlers in the area and its environs were Aworis who migrated from Ota-an Awori town in Ogun state which is about 24km north of Ikeja township.


The name “Ikeja” is actually an abbreviation for “Ikorodu And Epe Joint Administration”. The colonial masters coined the name for ease of administration.




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