Ogu–Bolo

Ogu–Bolo (also spelled Ogu/Bolo) is a Local Government Area in Rivers State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Ogu.

Ogu/Bolo
Nickname(s): 
Ogu Apu Tonye Mie
Motto(s): 
Unity, Service and Development
Coordinates: 4°43′26″N 7°12′06″E / 4.7238°N 7.2018°E / 4.7238; 7.2018
CountryNigeria
StateRivers State
Date created1 October 1996
SeatOgu
Government
One of the 24 designated Urban Towns carved out in 1987 by the Rivers State Government
 • Typelocal government
 • ChairmanNavy Captain (Rtd) Erasmus Victor, Executive Chairman
Area
 • Total34 sq mi (89 km2)
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

It has an area of 89 km2 and a population of 74,683 at the 2006 census. This is an area belonging to the Ogu–Bolo people.

Postal codes for the area begin with 500.[1]

VillagesEdit

Satellite villages and fishing settlements include: Tende Ama, Ada Ama I, Ada Ama II, Tamuno Ama (Ofunguru Ama), Yude Ama, New Ogu (Kporo Ama), Chuku Ama, Nemieboka Ama, Igafe Ama, Tendefe Ama, Olobulo Ama, Brown Ama, Afaka Ama, Agakien Ama, Daso Ama, Owukiri Ama, Omodarani Ama, Piri Ama, Ogobo Ama, Iwomabie Ama, Ogweinbie Ama, Owupele Ama, Fombo Ama, Siere Ama, Ogugu-Chuku Ama, Igbikiyemieari Ama, Tububie Ama, Orubie Ama, Anigoboka Ama, Atubonacheofoin-a Ama, Nyanabo Ama, Ogonotoru Ama, Ilanga/Yikabo Ama, Febie Ama, Amabara Ama, Adufe Ama, Chuku Ama II, Ikikafipiri Ama, Olomusoko Ama, Ikpokiri I, Ikpokiri II, Ikpokiri III (Wharf), Tombikuku, Owugono, Ibiorika Kiri, Ibiebele Kiri, Orabere Kiri, Yikabo Kiri, Gream Kiri, Odo Kiri, Abereniboye Kiri, Adokiye kiri, Owuapuigbiki Kiri, Kulo Kiri, Sani Kiri, Apanatibo Kiri, IpiangbafibumoKiri, Bumo Kiri, Semenibipi/Iyo Kiri, Ichi Kiri, Adolphus Nemieboka Kiri, Niniapukiri, Agakien Kiri, Otobipi Kiri, Mbi Kiri, Fulobele Kiri, Mgbemgbeboko (Fubara Kiri) and others in the Eastern Niger Delta.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 26 November 2012. Retrieved 20 October 2009.
  • Abomaye-Nimenibo,W.A.S.; Abomaye-Nimenibo, Comfort Tamunobarasinpiri; Minabere, Harry Abomaye (2017): The Socio-Economic Dilemma And Challenges Of Population Growth Of Ogu Urban Town As A Nigerian Rural Community; Global Journal of Management and Business Research, E. Marketing, Volume 17, Issue 4, Version 1.0; 23 December 2017.
  • Abomaye-Nimenibo, Williams Aminadokiari Samuel(2018):The Socio-Economic and Pathological Effects of Youth Unemployment in Ogu/Bolo Local Government Authority Area

of Rivers State, Nigeria; Global Journal of HUMAN-SOCIAL SCIENCE: E Economics, Volume 18, Issue 3 Version 1.0 Year 2018; Online ISSN 2249-460X & Print ISSN 0975-587X

[1]Assoc. Prof Abomaye-Nimenibo, W.A.S.

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