Agulu is a large town in Anambra State, Nigeria. It is located in Anaocha Local Government Area. Agulu is under the Anambra Central Senatorial District.[2] It is home to the Agulu Lake.[3] Agulu community has prominent men and women in politics, industries, academia and the government. The community also has produced a Governor in Anambra State in the person of Mr Peter Obi. Agulu is also known for the Agulu-Nanka erosion sites.[4] Agulu comprises twenty villages. These are: Nwanchi, Nneohia, Okpu, Ama-Ezike, Odidama, Amorji, Isiamaigbo, Ukunu, Uhueme, Obeagu, Obe, Nkitaku, Okpu-Ifite, Umubialla, Amatutu, Umuowelle, Umunnowu, Ifiteani, Umuifite, and Nneogidi.

Agulu Lake
Agulu Lake
Agulu is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 6°07′N 7°04′E / 6.117°N 7.067°E / 6.117; 7.067
Country Nigeria
StateAnambra State
 • IgweIgwe Innocent Obodoakor [1]
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
National languageIgbo

Notable people edit

Notable people from Agulu include:

The South-East Region Office of the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).[6]

Climate edit

Agulu's wet season is warm, oppressive, and overcast while the dry season is hot, muggy, and partly cloudy. For a period of years, the temperature normally changes from 65 °F to 87 °F.[7]

References edit

  1. ^ About Agulu
  2. ^ "Anambra Central Senatorial District". Centre for Community and Rural Development. Retrieved 2022-03-19.
  3. ^ "Agulu Lake… An emerging paradise". The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. 2016-07-09. Retrieved 2022-03-19.
  4. ^ Egboka, B. C. E.; Okpoko, E. I. (1984). "Gully erosion in the Agulu-Nanka region of Anambra State, Nigeria". Challenges in African Hydrology and Water Resources: Proceedings, Harare Symposium, July 1984 / Edited by D.E. Walling, S.S.D. Foster, P. Wurzel.
  5. ^ Abimbola, Oluwakemi (2018-10-12). "Five things you should know about Peter Obi". Punch Newspapers. Retrieved 2023-06-11.
  6. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 7 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-20.
  7. ^ "Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Agulu Nigeria".