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


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.

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


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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