Anambra State

Anambra State (Home For All)

 Executive Governor

 

 Chief (Dr.) Willie Obiano


 Deputy Governor


Dr Nkem Okeke

Creation: Created on 27 August 1991

Capital: Awka

Major Cities : Onitsha and Nnewi, Ogidi, Obosi, Ihiala, Amichi, Uga

Geographic Profile: The State covers an area of 4,416sq km, has tropical rain forest vegetation, humid climate with a temperature of about 87F and a rainfall of between 152cm- 203cm. It is situated on rolling flat land on the eastern plains of the River Niger, the State has a population of 4,055,048 people, according to the 2006 census and it shares boundaries with Abia, Delta, Enugu, Imo and Kogi States.

Economic Profile: Natural gas, crude oil, bauxite, ceramic and has an almost 100 percent arable soil.

Occupation: Trading and handworks

Ethnic profile: The indigenous ethnic group in Anambra state are the Igbos (98% of population) and a small population of Igala (2% of the population) who live in the North Western part of the state.

Local Government Area (LGAs): Anambra State has 21 local Government Areas, as listed below:
Aguata; Awka North; Awka South; Anambra East; Anambra West; Anaocha; Ayamelum; Dunukofia; Ekwusigo; Idemili North; Idemili South; Ihiala; Njikoka; Nnewi North; Nnewi South; Ogbaru; Onitsha North; Onitsha South; Orumba North; Orumba South; Oyi.

Raw Materials Distribution in Anambra State

ANAMBRA STATE 

S/N

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

MINERAL RAW MATERIALS

AGRO RAW MATERIALS

1

AGUATA

Clay, Kaolin.

 

Maize, Rice, Piggery, Yam, Cassava, Poultry, Kola, Palm produce

2

ANAMBRA EAST

Kaolin, Clay, Natural gas, Petroleum.

Cassava, Potato, Rice, Yam, Pigeon Pea (Fio-fio), Fishery, Melon, Kolanuts, Maize, Fruits, Poultry, Piggery

3

ANAMBRA WEST

Natural gas, Petroleum

Rice, Yam, Cassava, Maize, Melon, Castor oil seeds, Fruits, Poultry.

4

ANIOCHA

 

Rice, Cassava, Cocoyam, Yam, Beans, Castor oil seeds, Fruits, Poultry, Piggery

5

AWKA SOUTH

 

Cassava, Yam, Cocoyam, Rice, Maize, Pigeon Pea, Melon, Plantain, Banana, Citrus, Rabbitery.

6

AYAMELUM

Clay, Kaolin

Rice, Yam, Cassava, Maize, Cocoyam, Melon, Fruits

7

DUNUKOFIA

 

Yam, Cassava, Cocoyam, Melon, Fruits, Pigeon Pea.

8

EKWUSIGO

Kaolin, Clay

Cassava, Cocoyam, Castor oil seeds.

9

IDEMILI NORTH

Lignite

Maize Cassava, Cocoyam, Palm produce, Melon, Castor oil seeds, Plantain, Banana, Poultry.

10

IDEMILI SOUTH

 

Cassava, Cocoyam, Palm produce, Melon, Castor oil seeds, Plantain, Banana, Poultry.

11

IHIALA

kaolin, Clay

Palm produce, Cassava, Yam, Melon, Maize, Pigeon, Castor oil seeds, Plantain, Banana, Fruits.

12

NJIKOKA

Kaolin, Clay

Yam, Maize, Cassava, Melon, Palm produce, Plantain, Banana, Fruits, Cocoyam.

13

NNEWI NORTH

Lignite

Yam, Palm produce, Cassava, Cocoyam, Maize, Melon, Fruits, Poultry

14

NNEWI SOUTH

Kaolin, Clay

Palm produce, Yam, Maize, Cassava, Fruits.

15

OGBARU

Natural gas, Petroleum

Rice, Yam, Cassava, Fishery, Castor oil seeds, Kola nut, Poultry.

16

ONITSHA NORTH

Lignite, Pyrite

Yam, Cassava, Fruits

17

ONITSHA SOUTH

Lignite, Pyrite

Yam, Cassava, Fruits

18

ORUMBA NORTH

Laterite clay

Rice, Palm produce, Cassava, Melon, Fruits, Plantain, Banana, Poultry, Fishery.

19

ORUMBA SOUTH

Laterite clay

Rice, Palm produce, Yam, Cassava, Maize, Cocoyam, Fruits, Poultry, Castor oil seeds.

20

OYI

Pyrite

Rice, Yam, Cassava, Maize, Potatoes, Fishery.


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