Ido is a Local Government Area (LGA) in Oyo state, Nigeria. Ido has its capital/headquarters located in the town of Ido. Ido Local Government was among the five in Ibadan district before it was cancelled in 1956. Other four Local Governments that were in existence at that time were Mapo, Akinyele, Ona-ara and Olode-Olojumon. Mapo was the headquarters for all the Local Governments by then, which was called Ibadan City Council (ICC).
On the account of extensive fertile soil, which is suitable for agriculture, the basic occupation of the people is farming. There are large hectares of grassland which are suitable for animal rearing, vast forest reserves and rivers. People in the area grow varieties of cash crops such as cocoa, kola nut, palm oil, timber and food crops such as maize and rice. The area is also suitable for a wide range of edible fruits. In fact, Ido Local Government can serve as the food basket of the state, if well utilized.