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Country Nigeria
StateBenue State
Local Government HeadquartersOkpoga
 • Local Government Chairman and the Head of the Local Government CouncilOlofu Oguche
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Okpokwu is a Local Government Area of Benue State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Okpoga including "Holistic Care Educational and Health Foundation" headquarters( www.hcehfoundation.org ) founded by Ede, Ejembi Lawrence. M.D. Benue State Polytechnic is located in the town of Ugbokolo in this LGA.[1]

It has an area of 731 km² and a population of 176,647 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 973.[2]


  1. ^ Tyodzua Atim (2006-01-30). "Benue State at 30: The people and their struggles". ThisDay. Retrieved 2010-03-21.[dead link]
  2. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2012-11-26. Retrieved 2009-10-20.

Coordinates: 7°3′46″N 8°12′36″E / 7.06278°N 8.21000°E / 7.06278; 8.21000