Osun state is reputed for cultural heritage, and hospitality

The state of osun was created on August 27,  1991 by the then regime of General Ibrahim Babangida. Known as the state of the living spring, osun state is composed of Ifes, Ijesas, oyos and the Igbominas;they speak Yoruba language with variations in intonation and accent in and across the towns and cities. Its major towns are; Osogbo, Ife, Ilesha, Ede, Ikirun, Iwo, Ikire, Ila-Orangun, Okuku, Modakeke, Ire and Esa-Oke. The major traditional rulers in the state of the living spring either practice Islam or Christianity faith.
The state of osun as recently changed to by the incumbent Governor of the state, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, from osun state, was carved out of the old Oyo state on August 27, 1991 during the regime if General Ibrahim Babangida, the state capital is Osogbo.
Osun, whose name is derived from the River Osun, a deified natural spring where annual traditional festivities are held, will clock 25 years of its creation this year;and is one of the six states that formed the south-west geographical zone of the country.
According to the 2006 National Population Cencus, the population of the state is put at 3, 423, 535 and the people of Osun are predominantly Yoruba.
The state enriched in cultural heritage is divided into three federal senatorial districts, each of which is composed of two administrative zones and Osun consists of thirty Local Government Areas, the primary (third tier) unit of government in Nigeria.

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