Ngor Okpala local government area is situated in Imo state, South-east geopolitical zone of Nigeria and has its headquarters in the town of Umuneke Ngor. Towns and villages that make up Ngor Okpala LGA include Umuohiagu, Alulu, Eziama, Imerienwe, Ngali, Oburu, Ntu, and Nnorie. The estimated population of Ngor Okpala LGA is put at 188,543 inhabitants with the vast majority of the area’s dwellers being members of the Igbo ethnic group. The Igbo language is commonly spoken in the area while the religion of Christianity is widely practiced in the area. A number of festivals such as the Iri ji festival are held in Ngor Okpala LGA while notable landmarks in the LGA include the Sam Mbakwe Airport.
Ngor Okpala LGA covers a total area of 561 square kilometres and has an average temperature of 27 degrees centigrade. The LGA witnesses two distinct seasons which are the dry and the rainy seasons while the average humidity level in the area is put at 65 percent.
Farming is an important aspect of the economy of Ngor Okpala LGA with the area known for thr cultivation of a variety of crops such as oil palm, Cassava, and cocoyam. Trade also flourishes in Ngor Okpala LGA with the area hosting several markets such as the Orie Okpala market where a variety of commodities are bought and sold. Ngor Okpala LGA also hosts a few banks, hotels, and industries.
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