History Of Igbo Eze North LGA, Enugu State

Igbo Eze North is a Local Government Area in the north of Enugu State, Nigeria. It borders Kogi State and Benue State. Its headquarters are in the town of Enugu-Ezike. Igbo Eze North is made up of two towns. They are Enugu Ezike and Etteh.spoken languages are Igbo,Idoma and Igala.

It has an area of 293 km2 and a population of 259,431 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 413.

The Igbo language is the most widely used language in Igbo Eze North local government area. However, the Idoma language and the Igala language are common among the minority tribes.

Government of Igbo Eze North
The Igbo Eze North local government council is in charge of public administration in Igbo Eze north local government area. The council is headed by a chairman who is also the head of the executive arm of the local government. The current chairman of Igbo Eze north local government area is Hon. Engr. William Ejike Itodo. Before being elected the Chairman of the Igbo Eze North. Comrade Uwakwe Ezeja served as the Caretaker Committee Chairman of the local government.

There are twenty (20) council wards in Igbo Eze North Local Government. The twenty council wards include Essodo 1, Essodo 11, Essodo 111, Ette 1, Ette 11, Ette central, Ezzodo, Umuitodo i, Umuitodo ii, Umuitodo iii, Umuozzi i, Umuozzi ii, Umuozzi iii, Umuozzi iv, Umuozzi ix, Umuozzi v, Umuozzi vi, Umuozzi vii, Umuozzi viii and Umuozzi x.

Each council ward is represented by a local government elected councilor. The twenty (20) councilors form the legislative arm of the local government.

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