History Of Ihiala LGA, Anambra State

Ihiala is a city in Nigeria, located in the southern part of Anambra State and within the region known as Igboland. It has long served as the local administrative capital of Ihiala Local Government Area. The Local Government Area has a population of about 87,796.

Ihiala is the largest city in Ihiala Local Government Area which also consists of several other towns like Amorka, Azia, Lilu, Okija, Mbosi, Isseke, Orsumoghu, Ubuluisuzor and Uli. It lies in the agricultural belt of the state.

Ihiala is currently represented in the Federal House of Representatives by Honorable Ifeanyi Chudy Momah The Current Oluoha of Ihiala (Traditional Ruler) is Igwe Thomas Ikenna Amuta Obidiegwu.

People from Ihiala

  • Dr. Chinwoke Mbadinuju, former Anambra governor.True son of Uli
  • Ebuka Obi-Uchendu lawyer, former reality star on television and popular media personality. True son of Okija
  • Olaudah Equiano, 18th-century African who gained freedom from slavery in the colonies, and became a prominent abolitionist in Great Britain.
  • Ifeanyi Chudy Momah Politician, Lawyer, and Legislator. True son of Okija
  • Allen Onyema, CEO of Air Peace Airlines, True son of Mbosi
  • Odera Olivia Orji, actress, film director and film producer

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