About Ogori/magongo Local Government Area (L.G.A)

Ogori magongo LGA is situated in Kogi state, Northcentral geopolitical zone of Nigeria. The headquarters of the LGA are in the town of Akpafa with the LGA made up of several towns and villages such as Afuku, Ogbekete, Ugugu, Opakeru, Ileteju, Efan, Akonoboro, and Eku. The current estimated population of Ogori magongo LGA is put at 153,714 inhabitants with the LGA mostly inhabited by members of the Osayen and Oko ethnic affiliations. The Osayen and Oko dialects are commonly spoken in Ogori magongo LGA while the religions of Christianity and Islam are practiced in the area. Popular festivals held in Ogori magongo LGA include the Owiya Osese and the Ovia Osese festivals while the prominent traditional rulers in the LGA include the Magongo of Magongo and the Ologori of Ogori.


Ogori magongo LGA lies on a total area of 79 square kilometres and has an average temperature of 29 degrees centigrade. The LGA witnesses two distinct seasons which are the rainy and the dry seasons with the average wind speed in the area put at 10 km/h.


Trade is an important economic activity in Ogori magongo LGA with the area hosting a number of markets where a variety of commodities are bought and sold. The LGA also has a rich agricultural heritage with a wide variety of crops grown in the area. Animal rearing and hunting are some of the other important occupations of the people of Ogori magongo.



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