Ota Nigeria

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Ota Nigeria
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Ota Nigeria
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Type of Municipality Town
Date Established 1842
Area 339 sq.mi878.007 sq.km <br />216,960 Acres <br />
Elevation 150 ft45.72 m <br />
Population 163,783163,783 people <br />
Timezone UTC+1
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Ota (alternatively spelled Otta') is a town in Ogun State, Nigeria, and has an estimated 163,783 residents living in or around it Ota is the capital of the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area. The traditional leader of Ota is the Olota of Ota, Oba Adeyemi AbdulKabir Obalanlege. Historically, Ota is the capital of the Awori Yoruba tribe.

As of 1999, Ota has the third largest concentration of industries in Nigeria. It also possesses a large market and an important road junction, found just north of the tollgate on the Lagos - Abeokuta Expressway. Ota is also well known as the home of former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo's because of his farm., the Canaanland compound of the megachurch Winners' Chapel, and the Africa Leadership Forum.

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  1. The project seeks to create an instrumented, interconnected and intelligent work, social and living environment that engender positive real-time interaction of people, places, things and processes with the Covenant University community.
  2. The goal is to create a smart community through an integration of relevant emergent technologies such as Internet of things (IoT), cloud computing, ICT networks, wireless sensor networks, artificial intelligence, and Big Data analytics.
  3. The emphasis is on the creation of a model Smart City, using Covenant University as the case study.

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