Ogba Egbema Ndoni LGA is situated in Rivers state, South-south geopolitical division of Nigeria. The headquarters of the LGA are in the town of Omoku with the LGA made up of several towns and villages which include Agwe, Isara, Ugbaja, Ogbeogene, Ogu, Oruku Ikiri, Obakata and Elehia. The estimated population of Ogba Egbema Ndoni LGA is put at 274,562 inhabitants with the area mostly inhabited by members of the Ogba, Edema, and Ndoni tribes which double as the major towns in the LGA. The Ogba, Egbema, and Ndoni dialects are spoken in the LGA while the religion of Christianity is widely practiced in the area. A number of colourful festivals such as the Egwu Ogba and Nchaka festivals are held in Ogba Egbema Ndoni LGA.
Ogba Egbema Ndoni LGA covers a total area of 1,621 square kilometres and has an average temperature of 24 degrees centigrade. The LGA hosts a number of Rivers and tributaries and has an average humidity level of 79 percent. The LGA is also heavily forested.
Ogba Egbema Ndoni LGA is rich in deposits of crude oil and natural gas and the activities of oil mining firms within and around the LGA contribute immensely to the economy of the LGA. Fishing is another popular enterprise amongst the people of Ogba Egbema Ndoni LGA with the area’s rivers and tributaries being rich in seafood. Other important economic activities in the LGA include trade and lumbering.
Ogba Egbema Ndoni LGA was created in the year 1991.
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