Emohua is a local government area in Rivers State, Nigeria.[1] Its headquarters are in the town of Emohua.

Emohua
LGA and town
Emohua is located in Nigeria
Emohua
Emohua
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 4°53′0″N 6°52′0″E / 4.88333°N 6.86667°E / 4.88333; 6.86667Coordinates: 4°53′0″N 6°52′0″E / 4.88333°N 6.86667°E / 4.88333; 6.86667
CountryNigeria
StateRivers State
Date created1991
SeatEmohua Town
Government
 • Local Government ChairmanLloyd Chidi (PDP)
 • Deputy Local Government ChairmanNyeche Edna (PDP)
 • Local Government CouncilWard 1: Promise Alison (PDP)
Ward 2: Gift Enyi (PDP)
Ward 3: Wodu Achinike (PDP)
Ward 4: Obichukwu Chinda (PDP)
Ward 5: Henry Eferebo (PDP)
Ward 6: Love Nyenke (PDP)
Ward 7: Emenike Wokoma (PDP)
Ward 8: Bright Green (PDP)
Ward 9: Sylvanus Ekwueme Dike (PDP)
Ward 10: Clement Dimkpa (PDP)
Ward 11: Beauty Ogbuji (PDP)
Ward 12: Kingsley Oba (PDP)
Ward 13: Andrew Uchendu (PDP)
Ward 14: Success Okporo (PDP)
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Emohua consists of fourteen political wards[citation needed]. Emohua LGA has fertile land that favours primary production such as farming. The presence of water bodies gives room for activities of primary production such as sand dredging and fishing. Furthermore, the presence, popularity and proximity of its markets favour secondary production such as oil milling, cassava processing rice processing, yam processing, meat processing (abattoir) and wood milling and poultry.

It has an area of 831 km2 (321 sq mi) and a population of 201,901 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 511.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cultists behead disbanded vigilante leader in Rivers, severe body". The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. 2021-07-28. Retrieved 2022-03-04.
  2. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2009-10-07. Retrieved 2009-10-20.