Ibarapa North Local Government, with headquarters at Ayete was carved out of the defunct Ifeloju Local Government on 4th December 1996. It is bounded by Iwajowa Local Government to the South, Egbado to the North, Benin Republic to the West and Ibarapa East\Iseyin Local Government respectively to the East.
According to 2006 census, the Local Government has a total population of about 101,092. The landmass of Local Government is 427,857 hectares (Jurisdictional Area of Authority). Ibarapa North Local Government comprises three major towns namely: Ayete, Tapa and Igangan. It also has several other villages and hamlets scattered all over the nooks and crannies of the Local Government Area.
By political delimitation, Ibarapa North Government presently consists of 10 political wards. The Local Government is situated in Ibadan\ Ibarapa zonal Area of Oyo State and the people of Local Government are notably food crops farmers.
The major occupation of about 70% of the population is farming while about 20% of others engage in other trading activities. The crops being produced include melon; yam, maize tomatoes and other food crops, cocoa and oil, palm are also produced in commercial quantities.
There are forty-four (44) primary schools in the Local Government area. Ayete alone has twenty-five (25) while Tapa has nineteen (19).There are four (4) secondary schools evenly distributed among Ayete and Tapa.
MAJOR INDUSTRIES IN THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA
- Gaari Processing Industry Ayete
MINERAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES IN THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA.
- Limestone Magbeje Village, Ayete.
- Precious Stone-Itumeta Village,Tapa.
- Caol-Ayete, Tapa, Igangan.
- Hardget –Idiyan, Igangan.
- Water Melon, Golden Melon, Cucumber, Orange, Pineapple
- Cassava ,Yam ,Cocoa ,palm oil
- Fishery and Poultry
- Okro and vegetables
Egungun, Oro, Sango, Obatala, Ogiyan, Ogun, Gelede
Ossa Tapa, ,Egungun, Oro, Sango, Obatala, Gelede, Esu Ikogba