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Otolo is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 6°1′N 6°55′E / 6.017°N 6.917°E / 6.017; 6.917Coordinates: 6°1′N 6°55′E / 6.017°N 6.917°E / 6.017; 6.917
CountryFlag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
StateAnambra State
 • ChiefHis Royal Highness Chief Ofili Chukwuemeka Nwosu

Otolo is a town in Nnewi North, Anambra State, Nigeria.[1] Otolo is the premier quarter in Nnewi among the four quarters of Nnewi town. Others are Umudim, Uruagu and Nnewichi.This is true in terms of population, seat of political power and, apparently even, concentration of wealth.[2] Otolo is ruled by a monarchy, the Nwosu family which is a part of a larger nwakanwa family has ruled Otolo for centuries. The current traditional ruler Chief Chukwuemeka Ofili Nwosu is the son of the late chief A.B.C Nwosu, former lawyer and general in the now deposed Biafran army. Chief Ofili Nwosu has three children with his first wife Chief Mrs Ebele Nwosu. Next in line to the throne of Otolo is the first son of Chief Ofili Nwosu and heir apparent to the throne, Prince Nwosu Chukwudumebi obidimma, Princess Adanna Nwosu who is the first daughter of Chief Ofili and also the ADA of Otolo, Prince Chukwukamso Nwosu who is the last child of the three children. The Nwosu family is a very large and dense family which is also part of the even larger Nwakanwa family which is also part of an even larger Obiuno family.


  1. ^ Onwutalobi, Anthony-Claret. "The Official Nnewi City Portal". www.nnewi.info. Retrieved 2015-09-17.
  2. ^ Onwutalobi, Anthony-Claret. "History of Otolo Nnewi by Anthony-Claret Onwutalobi". Retrieved 2015-09-17.