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Awka South
LGA
Awka South is located in Nigeria
Awka South
Awka South
Coordinates: 6°10′N 7°04′E / 6.167°N 7.067°E / 6.167; 7.067
Country  Nigeria
State Anambra State
Capital Awka
Population (2006)
 • Total 189,049
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Awka South Local Government Area (LGA) is made up of nine towns, namely, Amawbia, Awka, Ezinato, Isiagu, Mbaukwu, Nibo, Nise, Okpuno and Umuawulu. In the past, the people of Awka South LGA were well known for blacksmithing. Today they are respected among the Igbo people of Nigeria for their technical and business skills.

Awka is a town in Awka south local government area, It is the seat of government, And has a lot of prominent people both home and abroad while Amawbia is home to the state house i.e. Governor's lodge and the State Prisons. Nise have notable infrastructures like WEAC (West African examination council) state head office and St. Paul University college situated there.

Isiagu community is a town in Awka south local government area. It is one of the agricultural areas in the state with rich fertile soil for farming. It is believed to be one of the ancient towns in south eastern Nigeria (igbo land).

Isiagu community have had two traditional rulers till date. The current traditional ruler is Igwe Augustine Nwankwo (igwe agu 1 of Isiagu).

Isiagu has two primary schools and one secondary school. The community has a history of peaceful coinhibition and strong cultural heritage.

Schools[edit]

Here is the list of secondary schools in Awka South Local Government Area:

  • St. John Of God Secondary School, Awka
  • Igwebuike Grammar School, Awka
  • Girls Secondary School, Awka
  • Community Secondary School, Umuokpu
  • Capital City Secondary School, Awka
  • Kenneth Dike Memorial Secondary School, Awka
  • Ezi-Awka Community Secondary School, Awka
  • Community Secondary School, Okpuno
  • Nneoma * Community Secondary School, Nibo
  • Community Secondary School, Mbaukwu
  • Emeka Aghasili High School, Nise
  • Community Secondary School, Agulu-Awka
  • Community Secondary School, Amawbia
  • Union Secondary School, Umuawulu
  • Union Secondary School, Amawbia
  • Ezike High School, Nibo
  • Holy Cross High School, Umuawulu Mbaukwu
  • Community Secondary School, Isiagu

Nibo is a town in Awka South, Anambra State, Nigeria. Its geographical coordinates are 6° 10' 0" North, 7° 4' 0" East.

References[edit]



Coordinates: 6°10′N 7°04′E / 6.167°N 7.067°E / 6.167; 7.067



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AllAfrica.com
Fri, 26 Jun 2015 17:56:15 -0700

Prof Obikeze hammered on the need for the state government to graciously extend a spur to Awa-Aghommili road on the ongoing road construction from Amansi in Awka North through Ntuko in Awka South to Ndiukwenu-Awa-Ufuma all in Orumba North ...
 
AllAfrica.com
Fri, 12 Jun 2015 08:22:30 -0700

He is a second timer and former Majority Leader, Harford Oseke (Awka South II). He was nominated by Hon. Victor Jideoofor Okoye (APGA, Anambra West). His nomination was also unanimous. In her acceptance speech, Maduagwu said that the occasion ...
 
AllAfrica.com
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 20:11:15 -0700

Anayo Nebe (PDP Awka South I). Like his predecessor, Anayo Nebe was not the choice of the House. In fact, the previous day and up till 2am on the day he was elected Speaker, Hon. Ozor Ughamadu (Awka South I) was the popular choice. But the Anglican ...
 
AllAfrica.com
Fri, 19 Jun 2015 17:33:45 -0700

... two boys, Master Netochukwu Nwogbo, 12 years old and Gozzy Nwogbo, 15 years old amazed the public when they built, furnished and donated a complete primary school library to Amaenyi Community Basic School in Awka South Local Government Area ...

Daily Times Nigeria

Daily Times Nigeria
Wed, 24 Jun 2015 16:29:50 -0700

HafordOseke, representing Awka South 11 Constituency, moved a motion drawing the attention of the state government to the deplorable state of Nwakannia Bridge, linking Nibo Community and 10 communities in his constituency, saying that in the event of ...
 
AllAfrica.com
Mon, 15 Jun 2015 05:22:30 -0700

Hartford Oseke, representing Awka South II was elected as Deputy Speaker. This follows the inauguration of the 6th Assembly by Governor Willie Obiano yesterday. Addressing journalists shortly after the ceremony, Obiano governor described the day as ...

Daily Sun

Daily Sun
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:18:52 -0800

Egwuatu, who visited the Chairman of Awka South Local Government, Azubike Iloh, and the traditional rulers of Awka, Amawbia and Okpuno, with other board members, on behalf of the Managing Director, Mike Okonkwo said the Governor Obiano ...
 
DailyPost Nigeria
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 07:15:00 -0700

Dora-Akunyili- Authorities of Awka South Local Council Area of Anambra State say they have concluded arrangements to name a major street in the Awka capital city after the late former Director General of National Agency for Food Drug Administration and ...
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