Ipetu-Ijesha is a town in Oriade local government area of Osun State, Nigeria. It is located in the western part of Nigeria, about 40 km from Ile-Ife and 37 km from Akure (capital of Ondo State). The people are of the Yoruba ethnic group. The title of the traditional king of Ipetu-Ijesha is Ajalaye of Ipetu-Ijesa. The present Oba(King) is HRM. Oba Adekunle Baderin, Afinbiokin 111 The area borders various cities and towns, including parts of Ijebu-Jesa, Erinmo, Erin-Ijesa, Erin-Oke, Ikeji-Arakeji, Ikeji-Ile, Ira-Ikeji, Omo-Ijesa and Ile Oluji.The women of Ipetu-Ijesa are renowned for their mat weaving. The mats are made from a local long grass, called "Eni" in the local dialect. The men are mostly farmers.
At the inception of the primacy of the Most Revd. Peter J. Akinola, CON. in the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion a new niche was carved for our Church with Special Vision and Mission statements which culminated into actionable and attainable goals. These have geared the Church of Nigeria to a new horizon and a higher pedestal which the entire Anglican Communion and the Church (worldwide) now look up to in sound theological formulation, right ethical proponent, pure spiritual livelihood and light-speed evangelical drive.This is the Church of which Ijesa North East Diocese is a functional part Inaugurated on Sunday November 15,2009 The literature on the ‘Vision of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) remains the main Reference Article for the new Diocese.Ijesa North East Diocese was carved out of Ilesa Diocese where the following Bishops had served in diverse capacities:
The entire roof of the St Mary's Church Ipetu Ijesa collapsed recently.
The unfortunate incident occured on Tuesday 8 January 2013 at about 9:15pm. The entire
Ipetu Ijesa CAN met for New year Universal Week of prayer early in the morning of the same day,
so we praise God for averting a major disaster.
Our website has been revamped. We felt it was about time to give our website, first developed three years ago a make over. So with the help of Prestosolutions Nigeria, a Lagos based Company run by an Ipetu Ijesha Indigene, we've developed a new, more interactive website.
You will now be able to get the latest news, events and updates as they happen.
We are always happy to here your feed back so kindly contact the web master for your thoughts on how to improve the site
We always have several projects ongoing and are always in need of funds. We have the schools projects which is rapidly expanding into different tiers, the womens programme and several other projects within the community aiming to empower and enrich lives.
You can contact us at anytime, through mail or phone if you are interested in contributing to our projects
Ijesa North East Diocese was carved out of Ilesa Diocese where the following Bishops had served in diverse capacities:
The Rt. Revd. J.A.I Falope
The Rt. Revd. G.I.O Olajide
The Rt. Revd. E.Adebola Ademowo
The Rt.Rev Dr.Samuel Olubayo Sowale