Epe is a town and local government area in Lagos State, Nigeria. It is located on the eastern part of Lagos State, and it is known for its agricultural activities, fishing, and tourism.
Agriculture is the mainstay of Epe’s economy, and it is known for its production of cassava, maize, vegetables, and fruits. The town is also known for its fish market, where different types of fish are sold. The fish market attracts tourists from different parts of the country.
Epe is also home to several tourist attractions, including the Epe Mangrove, a protected forest reserve that is home to a variety of wildlife, including monkeys, birds, and reptiles. The mangrove is also a popular spot for boat rides and fishing.
Other tourist attractions in Epe include the Oluwo’s Palace, a historical site that serves as the traditional seat of the Oluwo of Epe, and the Epe Resort and Spa, a luxurious resort that offers a range of recreational activities, including golfing, swimming, and spa treatments.
In recent years, Epe has witnessed significant development, with the construction of new roads, bridges, and other infrastructure. The town is also home to several educational institutions, including primary and secondary schools, as well as a campus of the Lagos State University.