Bende, Abia

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Ndi Bende
LGA and town
Bara Alagi Uru
Bende is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 5°34′N 7°38′E / 5.567°N 7.633°E / 5.567; 7.633Coordinates: 5°34′N 7°38′E / 5.567°N 7.633°E / 5.567; 7.633
Country Nigeria
StateAbia State
 • Bende Town Union (BTU)Chief Engr Kalu Offor (BTU) Abuja Branch
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Bende is a Local Government Area in Abia State, Nigeria.

People from Bende include Arunma Oteh, the former Director-General of Nigeria's Security Exchange Commission and the World bank Treasurer cum Vice President; the former governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu.[1] Amaozara is a village located in Bende.


  1. ^ , Chief Dr Sam Eke Igwe (Samek), the former Abia State Governorship Aspirant under the defunct SDP (Social Democratic Party) in the 1992 General Election. Day Kalu hosted Ohanaeze Ndigbo[permanent dead link] Nigeria Tribune, 31st Aug. 2007