Oyan Dam
Oyan Dam
Oyan Dam


Things to do at Oyan Dam


Explore nature, Sightseeing,

History of Oyan Dam

This was built in 29th march, 1983.. It is notable as the primary source of raw water for Abeokuta and Lagos cities for various daily essentials.

  • The dam crosses the Oyan River, a tributary of the Ogun River.

  • During construction, 22 villages were submerged, with the displaced people moved to three settlement camps.

Built in 29th march, 1983..

The Oyan dam was built primarily to supply raw water for both Lagos city and Abeokuta. Recently, its potential for irrigation and hydroelectric power supply is under investigation.


This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to Oyan Dam, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Camera with a change of batteries.

Things to do while at Oyan Dam

These are the following things you can do while you're here:

  • Take a picture of the dam.

Best Features

It is an important structure for the people of Abeokuta and Lagos.

Most common visitors

Engineers, Government officials, Tourists.

  • Oyan dam overflows every rainy season- Ebere, a resident near Oyan dam.

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