Khana, Rivers

Khana is a Local Government Area in Rivers State, Nigeria. Its administrative seat is in the town of Bori.

Khana
Bariton
Motto: 
Ka-aleneBari
Khana is located in Nigeria
Khana
Khana
Coordinates: 4°42′N 7°21′E / 4.700°N 7.350°E / 4.700; 7.350
CountryNigeria
StateRivers State
Date created1992
SeatBori
Government
 • Local Government ChairmanBariere Thomas (PDP)
 • Deputy Local Government ChairmanIbrahim Nugbenekpugi (PDP)
 • Local Government CouncilWard 1: Kpae Dumale James (PDP)
Ward 2: Ika Meesua Daniel (PDP)
Ward 3: Joseph Kaborloobari Joy (PDP)
Ward 4: Nkana Lesor (PDP)
Ward 5: Agbuzi Clinton Lekia (PDP)
Ward 6: Teeh Bariledum (PDP)
Ward 7: Nwazim Clever Barikui (PDP)
Ward 8: Nordee Robinson Nule (PDP)
Ward 9: Barigbome Amos (PDP)
Ward 10: Sorle Ikolebabari (PDP)
Ward 11: Baridakara Harrison (PDP)
Ward 12: Suale Faith Tigiri (PDP)
Ward 13: Ipia Prince Barisua (PDP)
Ward 14: Gobari Deebom (PDP)
Ward 15: Numdaere Micah Dickson (PDP)
Ward 16: Barinee Monday Nwigbara (PDP)
Ward 17: Emmanuel Barisi Mercy (PDP)
Ward 18: Nyobah Neeka (PDP)
Ward 19: Isaiah Waale Goodness (PDP)
Area
 • Total220 sq mi (560 km2)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total294,217
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

It has an area of 560 km2 and a population estimated about 294,217 at the 2006 census. The local language is the Khana language.

The postal code of the area is 504.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2009-10-07. Retrieved 2009-10-20.

Khana has three Districts Namely, Nyokhana, Kenkhana and Babbe. This three districts form part of the Six kingdoms in Ogoni.

Some of the villages in Nyokhana are Bunu-Bangha, Nyobe-Bangha, Lumene-Bangha, Kabangha, Kere-Bangha, Koro-Bangha, Luekue-Bangha, Bionu-Bangha, Opuoko, Kalaoko, Bianu, Taabaa, Kpong, Beeri, Nyokuru, Sogho, Okwale, Lueku, Lorre, Yae, Daen, etc.

Some of the villages in Kenkhana are Bane, Kono, Kwawa, Buan, Luubara, Duburo, Pue, Kpean, Baen, Eweh, Bane, Wiiyaakara, Kaani etc.

Some of the villages in Babbe are Boue, Kaa, Sii, Zaakpon, Kanni-Babbe, Gwara, Eeeken, Betem, Luawii, etc.

  • Notable names from the area in no ranking are: Prof. Don Baridam, Prof. L.C Micah, Dr. Owen Wiwa, Rear Admiral Bakpo, Sir. O.B Deemua, Prof. Sam Nwideeduh, Monsgr Pius Kii, Prof. JB Kinanee to mention but few.
  • Major government institution: Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic (formerly, Rivers State Polytechnic), Bori

Nigeria Postal Service, Bori General Hospital, Bori Nigeria Police Force, Division and Area Command Rivers State Judiciary (High Court), Bori

  • Major occupation: Farming
  • Markets: Dumua, Dusor, DuBori

Reference: Nwisane, Clifford Bariton