Ogba–Egbema–Ndoni

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Ogba–Egbema–Ndoni
CountryNigeria
StateRivers State
Date created1991
SeatOmoku
Area
 • Total626 sq mi (1,621 km2)
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Ogba–Egbema–Ndoni (also spelled Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni) is a Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria, with its capital at Omoku. It is part of the Ogba / Ebgema / Ndoni / Ahoada West constituency of the Nigerian House of Representatives.[1]

Population[edit]

The Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni Local Government Area is named after the three respective Igbo(id) groups who inhabit this territory, the latter of whom are a pure stock of the Ndokwa nationality, who are located in Delta State.

The indigenes are renowned as great farmers and fishermen, with a rich cultural history.

The area has produced prominent sons and daughters, including Dr Peter Odili, Chief G U Ake, chief Ibe Eresia Eke(who was the first LGA chairman after the creation of Onelga from old Ahoada LGA), Chief Oris Onyiri Agnes Okoh, Felix A. Obuah (PDP politician), The Oba of Ogba Land, HRM Nnam Chukwumela Obi, Ambassador Chief C.D. Orike, The Osanakpo family notable as industrialist and within the business & legal circle, Prof. A. Wokocha, Senator Wilson Ake, Senator F.J.Ellah, Matthew L.Onyije [2][3], Prince (Dr.) Shedrack Akolokwu, Hon. Christian Ahiakwo, Dr. (Mrs) Grace Akolokwu, Prince Uche Nnam Obi, Shedrack Chukwu, Olisa Akponor(CEO Bridgeport Support Services), Pona (Musician) Young Stunna (musician) and Victor Masi (former Minister for Finance, Nigeria),Chief William Ododo Oputa(Director of Marina Hotel,Onitsha)and Peter Paul(Olisanekwu Nduka)of Nismindisi Investment Group, Nig.,are from Ndoni area of the LGA. Social-cultural life: the three ethnic groups find in the local government has different cultures, languages, and behaviour. they have a different colorful festival with masquerades. they entertain visitors and organise different social gathering. they are good in wrestling and football. Production: The LGA is the largest oil and gas producer in Rivers State.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ogba / Ebgema / Ndoni / Ahoada West Constituency". AfDevInfo. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  2. ^ Rivers State Newspapers Corporation-Eminent Persons of Rivers State (2013)
  3. ^ Okoronkwo U- The Artist Journal Vol.2 (2018)

Coordinates: 5°20′30″N 6°39′20″E / 5.34167°N 6.65556°E / 5.34167; 6.65556

Rivers State Newspapers Corporation- Eminent Persons of Rivers State (2013)