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List Of The 13 Local Government Areas In Ebonyi State And Their Towns In Nigeria

JEROME MICHAEL EBRUPHIYO Wednesday, October 6, 2021 Basis

 
This post will provide information on the list of the 13 local government areas in Ebonyi state and their towns in Nigeria as well as provide answers to questions like: What are the thirteen local government in Ebonyi State? What are the local government areas in Ebonyi State? How many locals are there in Ebonyi State? What is the origin of Ebonyi State? How many languages are there in Ebonyi State? What is the meaning of Abakaliki? Who is the father of Abakaliki?

Brief History of Ebonyi State in Nigeria

It was one of the six states created in 1996 by the then federal military government of General Sani Abacha. The State of Ebonyi was created from parts of both Enugu State and Abia State, which were the Abakaliki division from Enugu State and the Afikpo division from Abia State respectively. It has three senatorial zones, the Abakaliki division make up Ebonyi North and Ebonyi Central senatorial zones, while the Afikpo, Ohaozara, Onicha and Ivo division make up the Ebonyi South senatorial zone. Ebonyi has thirteen local government areas as well as local development centres created by the state government. Ebonyi is called "the salt of the nation" for its huge salt deposit at the Okposi and Uburu Salt Lakes.

Culture and Belief of the People of Ebonyi State in Nigeria

Ebonyi is primarily an agricultural region. It is a leading producer of rice, yam, potatoes, maize, beans, and cassava, and have a notable basket market in Nigeria. Ebonyi State is in southeastern Nigeria. It is inhabited and populated primarily by the Igbo with the city of Abakaliki as its capital and largest city. Christianity is the dominant religion in this state and other ancestral and traditional practices.

List of Local Government Areas in Ebonyi State and their Towns in Nigeria

1. Abakaliki Local Government Area

It has its administrative headquarters in Nkaliki town with about 4 districts which include:
  • Abakpa
  • Amachi
  • Amagu
  • Amagu Unuhu

2. Afikpo North Local Government Area

It is located in Afikpo town with about 5 towns and villages:
  • Ohaisu
  • Itim
  • Nkpoghoro
  • Ugwuegbu
  • Amaizu

3. Afikpo South Local Government Area

It is located Nguzu Edda town with about 6 communities and towns which include:
  • Nguzu Edda
  • Owutu-Edda
  • Ebuwana-Edda
  • Etiti-Edda
  • Amangwu-Edda
  • Oso-Edda
  • Ogbu-Edda

4. Ebonyi Local Government Area

It is located in Ugbodo town with about 8 districts which include:
  • Amadi
  • Nkoleke-Achara
  • Izzi Unuhu
  • Nkaleke-Achara
  • Okpui-Tumo
  • Edda
  • Amagu
  • Ishieke

5. Ezza North Local Government Area

It is located in Ebiaji town with about 8 communities and towns which include:
  • Amagu
  • Amawula
  • Achara-Ezza
  • Amana
  • Amazu
  • Ameka
  • Amuda
  • Amudo-Ekka

6. Ezza South Local Government Area

It is located in Onueke-Ezza town with about 11 villages and towns which include:
  • Amaeka
  • Amaezekwe
  • Amagu
  • Amana
  • Amudo
  • Amuzu
  • Echare
  • Ezzama
  • Ikwuator
  • Onueke
  • Umunwagu

7. Ikwo Local Government Area

It is located in Onu-Ebonyi Achara town with about 12 districts which include:
  • Ndufu-Achara
  • Eka-Awoke
  • Ndiagu-Achara
  • Akpan-Wudele
  • Igbudu
  • Ndiagu-Amagu
  • Ndufu-Amagu
  • Etim-Ekpuitumo
  • Ndufu-Alike
  • Edua-Alike
  • Enyibichiri-Alike
  • Inyimagu

8. Ishielu Local Government Area

It is located in Ezillo town with about 14 districts which include:
  • Ezillo
  • Azuinyoba
  • Nkalaha
  • Nkolagu
  • Iyonu
  • Ntezi
  • Okpoto
  • Agba
  • Ezzagu
  • Emuhu
  • Emuhu-Ali
  • Amazu
  • Egge-Egde
  • Ebeagu

9. Ivo-Ebonyi Local Government Area

It is located in Isiako town with about 16 districts and towns which include:
  • Ishiagu
  • Akaeze Ukwu
  • Amagu
  • Amonye
  • Ihenta
  • Ogidi
  • Iyioji
  • Akaeze
  • Ndiokoro Ukwu
  • Ngwogwo
  • Obinagu
  • Okue
  • Umobo
  • Agbaja
  • Anyanwuigwe

10. Izzi Local Government Area

It is located in Iboko town with 5 districts and towns which include:
  • Agbaja
  • Ezz-Inyi-Magu
  • Igbeagu
  • Mgbala Ukwu
  • Ndiezeuzor

11. Ohaozara Local Government Area

It is located in Obiozara Uburu town with about 5 communities and villages which include:
  • Uburu
  • Ugwu-Langwu
  • Ishiagu
  • Okposi
  • Akaeze

12. Ohaukwu Local Government Area

It is located in Ezzamgbo town with about 11 districts and towns which include:
  • Ezzamgbo
  • Umuezeoka-Ogbo
  • Umuogudu-Oshia
  • Amoffia
  • Ngbo
  • Okposi-Eheku
  • Umugudu
  • Okposhi-Ngbo
  • Ekwashi-Ngbo
  • Ukwuagba-Ngbo
  • Effium

13. Onicha Local Government Area

It is located in Isu town with about 5 communities which include:
  • Oshiri
  • Abaomega
  • Onicha-Igbeze
  • Ukawu
  • Isu

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