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New: The Position of the People of Ilorin Emirate on the Land Policy of the Kwara State Government

Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive UnionĀ  (IEDPU) is the mother of all Unions and Associations in the Ilorin Emirate. It is also the umbrella Union of all indigenes of Ilorin Emirate both at home and abroad. The union has her members and executive members spread all over the five Local Government Areas in the Emirate (Asa, Ilorin East, Ilorin South, Ilorin West and Moro Local Government) Areas and has branches all over the world.

Emir of Ilorin's Palace

The union was formed in 1941 by a group of people before Ilorin Division was dissolved into five differenct Local Government Areas.

The followings are the summary objectives of the union:-

  • To foster and promote unity; progress and mutual understanding among the indigenes of Ilorin Emirate;
  • Promote better understanding with other communities;
  • Participate in socio-economic development of the community.



  1. Ilorin Emirate Descendants Demand Abolition of Kwara Land Use Act
  2. Eid Ground Sale: IEDPU Slams Allegation Against Govt
  3. National Honours: IEDPU Advises Baraje, Akanbi, Others
  4. IEDPU to Hold Economic Summit, Sept. 15
  5. Land tussle: Kwara Assembly Speaker offers to heal govt, IEDPU rift
  6. IEDPU flays Kwara Govt's land policy
  7. Eid Ground Sale: IEDPU Slams Allegation Against Govt
  8. IEDPU warns Ahmed over 'elitist' land grab

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There is no doubt that the Ilorin Emirate Descendant Progressive Union (IEDPU) has remained a potent force for the mobilization, encouragement and consolidation of the more

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