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Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru

Executive Governor

Patricia Obila

Deputy Governor


Latitude: 6° 15′ 18″ N, Longitude: 8° 05′ 55″ E; Land Area – 5,533 sq.kms.

Economic Profile

Mainly agricultural producing region. Produces rice, yams, solid minerals.


Agriculture is the major occupation of the people of the state. It is a leading producer of rice, yam, potatoes, maize, beans, and cassava in Nigeria. Rice and yams are predominantly cultivated in Edda, a region within the state. Ebonyi has several solid mineral resources, including lead, crude oil, and natural gas



Major Cities

Ethnic Profile
Mainly Igbo speaking peoples but with a little non Igbo speaking; Official Language: English; Population – 1.7 Million.
Local Govt Areas
Abakaliki, Afikpo North, Afikpo South, Ebonyi, Ezza North, Ezza South, Ikwo, Ishielu, Ivo, Izzi, Ohaozara, Ohaukwu and Onicha