Ijumu is a Local Government Area in Kogi State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Iyara. Other towns in the local government includes Ayetoro gbede, Ayegunle, Okoro gbede, Ekinrin adde, Egbeda egga, Iyamoye, Ogidi, Ikoyi etc. The people of ijumu speaks okun dialect of Yoruba language. The major occupation is farming by the men while the women engage in trade. Education is the major industry in Ijumu.
It has an area of 1,306 km2 and a population of 119,929 at the 2006 census.
The postal code of the area is 261.
The current chairman of the local government is Hon. Taufiq Isa.


Ijumu is highly linguistically diverse. Some of the local Volta–Niger languages spoken in Ijumu LGA are: