Ijumu

Ìjùmú is a Local Government Area in Kogi State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Iyara. Other towns in the local government include Ayetoro Gbede, Iyah-Gbede, Ayegunle Gbede, Araromi Gbede, Ayeh Gbede, Okoro Gbede, Odokoro Gbede, Ekinrin adde, Egbeda egga, Iyamoye, Ogidi, Ikoyi, Otungba, Oton-Ade, Origa, etc. The people of Ìjùmú speak okun dialect of Yoruba language. The major occupation is farming by the men while the women engage in trade. Education is the major industry in Ìjùmú.
It has an area of 1,306 km² and a population of 119,929 at the 2006 census.
The postal code of the area is 261.
The current chairman of the local government is Hon. Taufiq Isa. The current National President of the Ijumu Development Union is Mr Kayode Olorunmaiye. He was elected during the IDU Annual Congress at Iyara in December 2020 for a term of two years, taking over from the previous National President, Mr Taiye Atibioke
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