Emohua local government area is situated in Rivers state, Southsouth geopolitical zone of Nigeria and the LGA has its headquarters in the town of Emohua. Several towns and villages make up Emohua LGA and these include Amapa, Ngbereka, Omohia, Mgbu Ika, Ehio, Umudioga, Rumuekpe, and Omuabali. The estimated population of Emohua LGA is 169,802 inhabitants with several languages such as ogoni, kalabari and Ikwerre spoken in the area. Christianity is the widely practiced religion in Emohua LGA.
Emohua LGA covers a total area of 831 square kilometres with the average temperature of the area at 25 degrees centigrade. The humidity of Emohua LGA averages 83 percent while the average wind speed in the area is 10 km/h. Emohua LGA is also home to several rivers and tributaries.
Farming is one of the major economic activities in Emohua LGA with crops such as sugarcane, plantain and banana grown in the area. Another popular occupation of the people of Emohua is fishing as the area’s rivers and tributaries are rich in seafood. Other important enterprises engaged in by the people of Emohua LGA include weaving of fishing nets, making of canoes and trade with the area being home to several markets such as the Emohua International market.
Emohua local government area was created in the year 1991.
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