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Abia State

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Map of Nigeria showing Abia State

Quick Facts:

  • Population: 2,845,380 (2006 census figures) - 28th of 37
  • Percentage of Nigeria’s total population: 2.0%
  • Population density: 578 people per square kilometre - 4th of 37
  • Landmass: 4902.3 square kilometres - 35th of 37
  • State capital: Umuahia
  • Local Government Areas: 17
  • Current Governor: Okezie Ikpeazu
Map of Abia State, Nigeria showing local government areas

Local Government Areas:

  • Aba North
  • Aba South
  • Arochukwu
  • Bende
  • Ikwuano
  • Isiala Ngwa North
  • Isiala Ngwa South
  • Isuikwuato
  • Obi Ngwa
  • Ohafia
  • Osisioma Ngwa
  • Ugwunagbo
  • Ukwa East
  • Ukwa West
  • Umuahia North
  • Umuahia South
  • Umunneochi
Dr Victor Ikpeazu, Abia State Governor

Governors and Administrators:

●   Frank Ajobena (Administrator – Military): August 1991 – January 1992

●   Ogbonnaya Onu (Governor – Civilian (National Republican Convention)): January 1992 – November 1993

●   Chinyere Ike Nwosu (Administrator – Military): December 1993 – September 1994

●   Temi Ejoor (Administrator – Military): September 1994 – August 1996

●   Moses Fasanya (Administrator – Military): August 1996 – August 1998

●   Anthony Obi (Administrator – Military): August 1998 – May 1999

●   Orji Uzor Kalu (Governor – Civilian (People’s Democratic Party/Progressive People’s Alliance)): May 1999 – May 2007

●   Theodore A. Orji (Governor – Civilian (Progressive Peoples Alliance)): May 2007 – May 2015

  • Dr Victor Ikpeazu ( Governor - Civilian ( People's Democratic Party)): May 2015- Present.