Abor, Enugu

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Abor is a town in southeastern Nigeria, located in Enugu State near the city of Enugu.

Abor is located on the Old Enugu-Nsukka Road, an important thoroughfare for travelers heading to northern Nigeria from the east. It consists of eight separate villages.

Education[edit]

Abor is home to three high schools and two Catholic parishes. Chist High School, Abor St Thereasa Girls Secondary, Abor Girls Technical School, Abor

Traditions[edit]

Umuavulu Village, one of the eight that make up Abor, is known for her industrious people. Umuavulu Village has 13 hamlets namely:Umuozor, Eziagu, Nzuko, Umuoka, Uwenu na uwani, Umuikwo, Umuezike, Amaogwu,ohemje, Aragu,Aguma,orobo, ezionyia. Each is equivalent to a town of its own. We also have Ubiekpo with six hamlets namely:Umuozor,Onuodagwu,Umudioku,Umuozi, Amaekwulu na Ebouwani, Amagu.

Industry[edit]

Umuezeani village, another of Abor's constituent villages, is home to Nigerian Breweries' Ama Greenfield brewery, the largest brewery in Nigeria.[1] The Onyeama mine of the Nigerian Coal Corporation is also located nearby.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Waiting for the Brewing Pasture of Ama Greenfield". This Day Newspaper. 2004-11-16. Archived from the original on 2008-10-13. Retrieved 2008-04-12. 

Coordinates: 6°28′30″N 7°24′30″E / 6.47500°N 7.40833°E / 6.47500; 7.40833