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Afon is a district in Kwara State, North Central Nigeria.


Afon District is in Asa Local Government Area, near Ilorin in Kwara State, Nigeria. Asa is one of the sixteen Local Government Areas in Kwara State, located in the south western part of the state. Afon the headquarters is about twenty seven kilometers from Ilorin, the state capital. Afon district is about 1,525 sq km with a population of over 26,800 farming families by 2007 estimate (IADP, 2007).

It is often estimated that Asa Local Government Area has one of the largest number of rural settlements in the state and most of them are domiciled farmers. The area stretches from the peri-urban fringes of Ilorin city to the northern boundary of Oyo State.

It also shares boundary with Oyun Local Government Area in the eastern part and Moro Local Government Area towards the North .

Most inhabitants in the area are predominantly farmers and are involved in small scale/subsistence agriculture. This is especially true for the men while petty trading, pottery, weaving and assistance on farms are common among the women.

A small proportion of the women are also involved in market gardening and commercial agriculture especially in the production of sheer butter resources and locust bean processing, to service mainly the capital city, Ilorin and the neighbouring communities.

Crops like yam, cassava, maize corn and few tree crops like coffee and kola nuts are grown in the southern fringe of the Local Government Area. Afon district is characterized by tropical wet and dry sea-sons, with a monthly average temperature of about 29°C. The month of March has the highest monthly average temperature of about 32°C.

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  • Milestone hotel, Ajase Ipo Rd, Ganmo, Opposite Afon Junction, Ilorin, Kwara. Check-in: 14.00, check-out: 12.00.




Olatundun Rentals & Soft Drinks is located at Afon


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