Alimosho is a Local Government Area in the Ikeja Division, Lagos State, Nigeria. Alimosho is regarded as the largest Local Government Area in Lagos state. It has now been subdivided between several Local Community Development Areas (LCDA). The six sub-divisions created out of the old Alimosho are Agbado/Oke-odo LCDA,Ayobo/Ipaja LCDA, Alimosho LG, Egbe/Idimu LCDA, Ikotun/Igando LCDA and Mosan Okunola LCDA. The LGA contains the urban area of Akowonjo.
Alimosho was established in 1945 and it was under the then western region. Majority who dominate Alimosho were the Egbados. The area is very rich in culture, prominent amongst which are Oro, Igunnu and Egungun Festivals annually celebrated. Aside the cultural heritages, majority of the inhabitants of the council area are Islamic and Christian faithful. However, Yoruba language is widely spoken in the community.