Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Towns And Villages
Ogba–Egbema–Ndoni (also written Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni) is a Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria (Old Ahoada LGA) under the Rivers West Senatorial District, with its capital located at Omoku.
It is bordered by Imo, Delta, Bayelsa, Abia, and Akwa Ibom states, as well as Ahoada West, Ahoada East, and Emohua Local Government Areas of Rivers State, with a population of around 258,700 as of the 2006 census.
Below is the complete list Of Towns And Villages In Ogba- Egbema- Ndoni Local Government, Rivers State, Nigeria:
- Akputa Waterside
- Alinso -Okenu
- Ekpe -Aggah
- Ekpe -Mgbede
- Onuesi -Ogu
- Adiai – Obiofu
- Ase – Imonita
They are part of the Igbo-speaking areas of Rivers State, with Ogba as the major tribe with 12 legislative wards and Egbema and Ndoni with 2&3 wards respectively.
It’s mostly upland and has the most upstream oil and gas exploration/exploitation activity in the state since the 1960s, with 12 mining/producing fields managed by Agip, Total, and Shell/NPDC and several reserve/untapped fields. It’s part of the Nigerian House of Representatives’ Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni/Ahoada West constituency.
The Ancient Traditional Stools of the Area are the Oba of Ogbaland, the Nze-Obi of Egbema Kingdom, and the Awor of Ndoni. Recently, the Eze Egi of Egi Kingdom in Ogbaland was adopted and raised to First-Class Status, joining the previous.
From the local government, it’s simple to reach Onitsha World market across River Niger. Local government has arable and fertile land for agriculture and industry.
The Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni Local Government Area is called after the three Igbo sub-groups who live there: the Ogba, the Egbemas, whose brothers live in Ohaji/Egbema in Imo State, and the Ndoni, who have brothers in Ukwuani, Delta State, and Ogbaru, Anambra State.
The natives are superb farmers and fishers with a rich culture.
The three local ethnic groups have diverse cultures, dialects, and behaviours. Each celebration has masquerades. They host guests and parties. Wrestling and football are their strengths. LGA is Rivers State’s biggest oil and gas producer.