Omoku

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Omoku
city
Nickname: 
Oil City 3
Omoku is located in Nigeria
Omoku
Omoku
Location of Omoku in Nigeria
Coordinates: 5°20′31″N 6°39′22″E / 5.342°N 6.656°E / 5.342; 6.656Coordinates: 5°20′31″N 6°39′22″E / 5.342°N 6.656°E / 5.342; 6.656
StateRivers State
Local Government AreaOgba/Egbema/Ndoni
Government
 • GovernorEzenwo Nyesom Wike PDP
Area
 • Total52 km2 (20 sq mi)
 • Land52 km2 (20 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total160,000
 estimated [1]
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (CEST)

Omoku is a town in Rivers State, Nigeria with a population of about 200,000 people. It Is located in the southern part of the state, near the boundary with Delta State and Imo State. It is the headquarters of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area and one of the major cities of the Ogba people and Rivers State of Nigeria. It is also the capital seat of the Oba of Ogba land. The indigenes speak the Ogba dialect of the Igbo language.

Oil companies which operate there include Shell Petroleum Development Company, Total Exploration & Production Nigeria and Nigerian Agip Oil Company. The city's infrastructure has been improved with the construction of dual carriageway roads, a power generation plant and banks.

Omoku enjoys relatively stable power supply. But lately,[when?] the oil companies that provide these services free of charge face a lot of challenges in providing this service. This may not be unconnected to the rapid growth and unchecked development on this social service. Nigeria.[citation needed]

Sports[edit]

Go Round F.C.The football club play in the top-flight Nigerian Premier League from 2018. its a football club based in Omoku, Rivers state, Nigeria. They play their home game at Krisdera Hotel Stadium. They are currently playing in the second tire of the Nigerian professional football league. The club is owned by Felix A. Obuah and coached by Ngozi Elechi.[citation needed]

Notable People[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""The World Gazetteer"". Archived from the original on 2013-02-09. Retrieved 2012-09-07.

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