Ijare is a town in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State, Nigeria. It lies around 20 km north-northeast of the city of Akure. A traditionally Yoruba-speaking area, the town maintains a ceremonial ruler from the pre-colonial era, the Olujare of Ijare. The town has two Secondary Schools: Anglican Grammar School (founded in 1972) and the C.A.C. Comprehensive High School. It has a Post Office (commissioned in 1969), a Community Bank, three Health Centres and had its public water supply system (commissioned in 1970)renovated in late 2006. The town is specifically noted for its growing and preservation of Kolanuts that earns it the appelative cognomen "Ijare Elewe Obi" That is, Ijare, the Kolanut city.
AGAGU ASSURES IJARE COMMUNITY. Ondo State Government. (September 3, 2006)