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Ogbomosho

(ōbo͞o`môshô, ŏgbōmō`shō), city (1991 pop. 644,000), SW Nigeria. It is the trade center for a farming region. Yams, cassava, corn, and tobacco are grown. Cotton is grown and used to weave cloth. Ogbomosho was founded in the 17th cent. It resisted FulaniFulani
, people of W Africa, numbering approximately 14 million. They are of mixed sub-Saharan African and Berber origin. First recorded as living in the Senegambia region, they are now scattered throughout the area of the Sudan from Senegal to Cameroon.
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 invasions in the early 19th cent. and grew by absorbing refugees from towns destroyed by the Fulani. A teachers college is in the city.

Ogbomosho

 

a city in Nigeria, in the Western Region. Population, 387,000 (1971). Highway junction. There is trade in cacao beans and in the products of oil-bearing palms. Ogbomo-sho has a footwear factory and cottage-industry production of fabrics.

Ogbomosho

a city in SW Nigeria: the third largest town in Nigeria; trading centre for an agricultural region. Pop.: 959 000 (2005 est.)
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Corresponding author: Ogundiran Mathew Akinloye, Department of Pure and Applied Biology, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, PMB 4000, Ogbomoso, Nigeria, Tel: +2348034237739; E-mail: mogundiran@lautech.
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Odaibo, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria, Department of Zoology, Parasitology Unit, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, OyoState, Nigeria.
The aim of this study was therefore to determine the prevalence of hypertension and the associated factors and to find out the level of awareness of hypertensive status among the health workers of the Baptist Medical Centre Ogbomoso, Nigeria.
Evaluation of some Heavy Metals in Soils along a Major Road in Ogbomoso, South West Nigeria.
The support of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria through Senate Research Grant is appreciated.
Department of Mental Health, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso, Oyo, Nigeria
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Moses Layiwola Adeoti, Department of Surgery, College of Health Sciences, Lautech Teaching Hospital, Lautech, Ogbomoso, Nigeria.
The author is dean of the Postgraduate School, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria.
1) College of Health Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso 4000, Nigeria