Ifelodun Local Government Area (LGA) was created in 1976 with the headquarters at Share town. It shares common boundaries with Asa, Edu Isin, Ire[podun, Ilorin South, Moro and Oyun Local Government Areas. As well as Yagba West Local Government Area of Kogi State. The people of Ifelodun are Yorubas and mostly of Igbomina origin with roots in Ife, Oyo and Ketu. Much of Ifelodun domain was overtaken by the Afonja/Alimi era and annexed to the present Ilorin enclave.
Majority of the people of this Local Government Area practice subsistence farming and petty trading to earn for a living. The food crops abundantly produced include: Yam, Cassava, Maize, Rice, Soya beans, Locust-beans and Groundnut. Generally the people are very hospitable, peace-loving, accommodating and famous for their high level of self help development efforts. The popular local industries in the area include: Gari processing industries and Shea butter processing industries