Igbo Eze North

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Igbo Eze North
Igbo Eze North is located in Nigeria
Igbo Eze North
Igbo Eze North
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 6°59′N 7°27′E / 6.983°N 7.450°E / 6.983; 7.450Coordinates: 6°59′N 7°27′E / 6.983°N 7.450°E / 6.983; 7.450
Country Nigeria
StateEnugu State
Area
 • Total293 km2 (113 sq mi)
Population
 (2006 census)
 • Total259,431
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
3-digit postal code prefix
413
ISO 3166 codeNG.EN.IN

Igbo Eze North is a Local Government Area in the north of Enugu State, Nigeria. It borders Kogi State and Benue State. Its headquarters are in the town of Enugu-Ezike. Igbo Eze North is made up of two towns. They are Enugu Ezike and Etteh.

It has an area of 293 km² and a population of 259,431 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 413.[1]

The Igbo language is the most widely used language in Igbo Eze North local government area. However, the Idoma language and the Igala language are common among the minority tribes.

Government of Igbo Eze North[edit]

The Igbo Eze North local government council is in charge of public administration in Igbo Eze north local government area. The council is headed by a chairman who is also the head of the executive arm of the local government. The current chairman of Igbo Eze north local government area is Comrade Uwakwe Ezeja. Before being elected the Chairman of the Igbo Eze North, Comrade Uwakwe Ezeja served as the Caretaker Committee Chairman of the local government.[2]

There are twenty (20) council wards in Igbo Eze North Local Government.[3] The twenty council wards include Essodo 1, Essodo 11, Essodo 111, Ette 1, Ette 11, Ette central, Ezzodo, Umuitodo i, Umuitodo ii, Umuitodo iii, Umuozzi i, Umuozzi ii, Umuozzi iii, Umuozzi iv, Umuozzi ix, Umuozzi v, Umuozzi vi, Umuozzi vii, Umuozzi viii and Umuozzi x.

Each council ward is represented by a local government elected councilor. The twenty (20) councilors form the legislative arm of the local government.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2009-10-07. Retrieved 2009-10-20.
  2. ^ "Ezeja: Igbo-Eze North Charter of Equity intact - The Sun News". The Sun News. 2017-08-21. Retrieved 2018-04-18.
  3. ^ "National Real-Time Result Monitoring and Collation System | Wards". integrity.com.ng. Retrieved 2018-04-20.