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The former Western State of Nigeria
Nigeria
was formed in 1967 when the Western Region was subdivided into the states of Lagos and Western State. Its capital was Ibadan, which was the capital of the old region. In 1976 the state was subdivided into three new states, Ogun, Ondo and Oyo. The region now consist of nine states, across three geopolitical zones: Delta, Edo, Ekiti, Kwara, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, and Ogun States. References[edit]

Mojúbàolú Olúfúnké Okome (3 July 2013). Contesting the Nigerian State: Civil Society and the Contradictions of Self-Organization. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 239–. ISBN 978-1-137-32453-5. 

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Premiers and Governors of Western Region / Western State

Western Region Premiers

Obafemi Awolowo Samuel Akintola Moses Majekodunmi Samuel Akintola

Western Region Governors

John Dalzell Rankin Adesoji Aderemi Joseph Fadahunsi Adekunle Fajuyi Robert Adeyinka Adebayo

Western State Governors

Robert Adeyinka Adebayo Christopher Oluwole Rotimi Akintunde Aduwo Dav

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