Imo State was created on 17th March, 1976 from part of East Central State. Edited by Waka About Africa. Imo is one of the 36 States of Nigeria and is in the south east region of Nigeria. Owerri is its capital and among the largest town in the State. Its other notable towns are Orlu, Obowo, Oguta, Mbaise and Okigwe. Located in the south-eastern region of Nigeria, it occupies the area between the lower River Niger and the upper and middle Imo River.1Imo State is bordered by Abia State on the East, River Niger and Delta State to the West, Anambra State on the North and Rivers State to the South. The state lies within latitudes 4°45’N and 7°15’N, and longitude 6°50’E and 7°25’E with an area of around 5,100 sq km. Imo made up of 27 Local Government Areas
Aboh-Mbaise Local Government Area — Aboh-Mbaise LGA Secretariat, Aboh, Imo Nigeria. Aboh-Mbaise Local Government Area is one of the 27 serving LG council in the state, with headquarters in the town of Aboh, consisting of districts of Nguru-Nweke, Nguru-Ahiato and more.
2Ahiazu-Mbaise Local Government Area— Ahiazu-Mbaise LGA Secretariat, Afor Oru, Imo Nigeria. Ahiazu-Mbaise LGA is amongst the existing 27 LG councils domiciled in the town of Afor Oru, comprising of the districts of Oru-Ahiara, ogbe, Lude / Nnara-Mbia, Obodo-Ahiara, Ekwere-Azu, Obohia, umuokirika, Obodo-Ujichi, Ogwuama/Amuzi, Akobor, Nkpam, etc.
Ehime Mbano Local Government Area— Ehime Mbano LGA Secretariat, Umuezeala, Imo State Nigeria. Ehime Mbano LGA is the largest LGA and also one of the serving 27 LG council of the state sited in the town of Umuezeala, the districts that made up the local Govt area are Umezeala, Agbaja, Umueze, Umukobia, Nneoto and other which are listed below.
Ezinihitte Mbaise Local Government Area — Ezinihitte Mbaise LGA Secretariat, Itu, Imo Nigeria — Ezinihitte Mbaise Local Government Area headquarters is in the town of Itu and the districts of Itu, Amumara, Akpodim, Azuzuahia-Eziudo, Owagia-Eziudo, Ife, Obizi, Onicha, and Udo, all make up the local government area.
Ideato North Local Government Area — Ideato North LGA Secretariat, Urualla, Imo Nigeria. Ideato North LGA serving as one of the 27 existing Local Government Councils in the state has its administrative headquarters in Urualla Town & the local government area consists of the towns of Akpullu, Umualaoma, Osina, Isiokpo, Akokwa, Uzii & others.
Ideato South Local Government Area — Ideato South LGA Secretariat, Dikenafai, Imo Nigeria — Ideato South LGA is the local Government Area of the state being one of the serving 27 LG councils, and has its headquarters in the town of Dikenafai and comprises of other districts such as Ntueke, Umuchima, Ubiohia, Umuobom, Umueshi, Umuakam/Umuago etc.
7Ihitte Uboma Local Government Area — Ihitte Uboma LGA Secretariat, Isinweke, Imo State Nigeria—Ihitte Uboma LGA is a Local Government Area of Imo State amongst the 27 serving LG councils sited in the town of Isinweke with the districts of Amakoha, Umuezegwu, Ato-werem, Abuke, Umuoma, Amainyi, Awuchinumo, Umuihi, Ezimba & Onichi-Uboma.
8Ikeduru Local Government Area — Ikeduru LGA Secretariat, Along Iho-Uboakiri Road, Iho, Imo State Nigeria. Ikeduru LGA is one of the existing 27 local government councils which is located in the town of Iho consisting of the towns of Abasu, Akabo, Amaimo, Amakohia, Amatta, Atta, Avuvu, Ezima, and Owu-binubi with other autonomous communities under the LG Area.
9Isiala Mbano Local Government Area — Isiala Mbano LGA Secretariat, Umuelemai, Imo Nigeria. Isiala Mbano LGA administrative centre is in the town of Umuelemai with the districts of Umuduru, Osu-Owerre, Asu-ama, Umosu, Amausari, Amaraku, Obollo, Umunkwo, Ogbor, Uguri, Ibeme, and Oka with other autonomous communities and clans.
Isu Local Government Area — Isu Local Government Area, Umundugba, Imo Nigeria. Isu LGA is amongst the serving 27 Local Government Areas in the state with its headquarters in the town of Umundugba consisting of the communities and towns of Umuno-Ugba, Amadugba, Ekwe, Amurie-Amanze, Isunjaba, Uburu Ekwe and Oboro-Amurie with others.
1Mbaitolu Local Government Area — Mbaitolu LGA Secretariat, Along Owerri-Orlu Federal Road, Nworieubi, Imo Nigeria. Mbaitolu LGA is one of the serving Local Government Councils in Imo State headquartered in the town of Nworieubi, comprising of Eziama Obiato, Umunoha, Orodo, Afara, and Ogwa in composition of various autonomous communities and clans making up the LGA.
Ngor Okpala Local Government Area — Ngor Okpala LGA, Umuneke Ngor, Imo Nigeria. Ngor Okpala Local Government Area being one of the existing 27 serving Local Government Council is located in the town of Umuneke Ngor consisting of the districts of Nguru, Umuowa, Umukabia Ngor, Ntu, Alulu, Oburu, Obokwe, Alatia and other listed below.
Njaba Local Government Area— Njaba Local Government Area Secretariat , Nnenasa, Imo Nigeria. Njaba LGA is a local Government Area of Imo State amongst the 27 existing LG council located in the town of Nnenasa with the districts of Umuaka, Okwudor, Amucha and Attah consisting of numerous autonomous communities and clans making up the LGA.
Nkwerre Local Government Area –Nkwerre LGA, Nkwerre Town, Imo State Nigeria. Nkwerre LGA is one of the serving 27 Local Government Councils in the state with headquarters in the town of Nkwerre, having the composition of the districts of Nkwerre, Owerre-Nkworji, Eziama Obaire, Amaokpara, Umudi, Umuezeanoruo, Umunwala & more.
Nwangele Local Government Area — Nwangele LGA Secretariat, Amaigbo, Imo Nigeria. Nwangele LGA serves as one of the existing 27 Local Government Councils of Imo State domiciled in the town of Amaigbo consisting the districts of Abbe, Isu, Umuozu and Abajah, each comprising of numerous autonomous communities making up the LGA.
Obowo Local Government Area — Obowo LGA Secretariat, Otoko, Imo Nigeria. Obowo LGA is located in the town of Otoko and functions as one of the 27 LG councils in the state and consist of districts of Avutu, Ehume, Umuariam/Achara, Alike Obowo, Amuzi-Obowo, Ikwuato, Umunachi, Umuokeh, Umuosochie and Umungwa.
Oguta Local Government Area — Oguta LGA Secretariat, Oguta, Imo Nigeria. Oguta LGA is one of the serving 27 Local Government Councils in the state located in the town of Oguta with the composition of the districts of Oguta, Orsu Obodo, Egwe, Nnebukwu, Egbuoma, Awa, Akabor, Mgbelle, Ezi Orsu, Nkwesi, and Izombe.
Ohaji-Egbema LGA — Ohaji-Egbema LGA Secretariat, Mmahu-Egbema, Imo Nigeria. Ohaji-Egbema LGA is headquartered in the town of Mmahu-Egbema consisting the districts of Nwari-Agwa, Egbema, Ohoba, Assa, Obile, Umuokanne, Awara-Ikwerede, Mgbirichi, Umuopu & more and each of the districts further consists of its communities.
Okigwe Local Government Area — Okigwe LGA Secretariat, Okigwe Town, Imo Nigeria. Okigwe LGA is located in the town of Okigwe and has districts of Otanzu, Amuro, Umulolo, Ihube, and Otan-Chara, and the districts further consists of other communities which form the local government area.
Onuimo Local Government Area — Onuimo LGA Secretariat, Okwe, Imo Nigeria. Onuimo LGA is one of the serving 27 Local Government Councils in the state with headquarters in the town of Okwe and contains the districts of Okwe, Ofeahia, Umuanumeze, Okwelle and Umucheke under the administration of the council.
Orlu Local Government Area — Orlu LGA Secretariat, Orlu, Imo State Nigeria. Orlu LGA being one of the 27 Local Government Councils is sited in the town of Orlu & consist of the districts of Umuzike, Umuowa, Umutanze, Umuna, Umudioka, Okporo, Orlu, Ogberuru, Obibi-Och, Mgbee, Ihitte-Owerre, Ihioma, Ebe, Eziachi, Amaike & more.
Orsu Local Government Area — Orsu LGA Secretariat, Awo-Idemili, Imo Nigeria. Orsu LGA being one of the existing 27 serving Local Government Councils in the State is located in the town of Awo-Idemili consisting the districts of Amaruru, Assa-Ubirielem, Awo-idemili, Ebenator, Eziawa, Ihitte-Nasa, Ihitte-Ukwu, Umuhu-Okaiba.
3Oru East LGA — Oru East LGA Secretariat, Omuma, Imo State Nigeria. Oru East LGA is one of the Local Government Areas in Imo State domiciled at the town of Omuma with the districts of Akatta, Akuma/Amagu, Amiri, Ofekatai, Omuma, Eziawo, and Awo – Omama and each is made up of many autonomous communities making up the LGA.
Oru West LGA — Oru West LGA Secretariat, Mgbidi, Imo Nigeria. Oru West LGA is in the town of Mgbidi serving as one of the existing local government councils in the state made up with the districts of Amaofuo, Eleh, Aji, Mgbidi, Ibi Asoebe, Nempi Otulu, Ohakpu, Ubulu and Ozara.
Owerri Municipal LGA — Owerri Municipal LGA Secretariat, Owerri Town, Imo State Nigeria. Owerri Municipal LGA is the most developed council located in the heart of the city of Owerri and consist of the districts of Owerri Urban and New Owerri.
Owerri North LGA — Owerri North LGA Secretariat, Orie Uratta, Imo Nigeria. Owerri North LGA is one of the serving 27 existing councils in the state which has its headquarters in Orie Uratta Town, and consisting of the districts of Egbu, Ulakwo, Emekuku, Emii, Agbala, Naze, Awaka, Azaraubo, Amakohia Uratta, Ezimba and Orji.
Owerri West LGA — Owerri West LGA Secretariat, Umuguma, Imo Nigeria. Owerri West LGA is a local government area in Imo State with its headquarters in the town of Umuguma with the districts of Avu, Nekede, Ihiagwa, Obinze, Umunwoha, Okukuv (Obogwu), Okolochi, Eziobodo and Oforola.
This is the list of names and head quarters of the 27 Local Government Areas in Imo State, Nigeria. Imo State was created on 17 March 1976 from part of East Central State as edited by Waka About Africa.