List of Local Government Areas in Imo State with Headquarters

Imo State, located in the southeastern part of Nigeria, is one of the 36 states in the country. It is known for its rich cultural heritage, natural resources, and vibrant population. The state is divided into 27 Local Government Areas (LGAs), each with its own unique characteristics and administrative headquarters. In this article, we will provide a comprehensive list of all the LGAs in Imo State and their respective headquarters.

Imo State Snapshot

  • Total land area: 5,288 Km2
  • Population: 5,766,234 (Male- 2,940,779 and Female- 2,825,455)
  • Vegetation: Tropical Savannah and Mansoon.
  • Major crops: Palm Oil, Yam, Cassava, Cocoyam and Maize.
  • Solid minerals: Rock Salt, Phosphate, Lignite, and Clay.

Main Investment Opportunities

Opportunities for investment exist in:

  • Agribusiness
  • Light Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • Tourism
  • Energy
  • Mining

Imo has 27 Local Government Areas (LGAs), each with its own unique characteristics and attributes. These LGAs play a crucial role in the governance and administration of the state. Here is a list of the 27 Local Government Areas in Imo State:

  1. Aboh Mbaise LGA
  2. Ahiazu Mbaise LGA
  3. Ehime Mbano LGA
  4. Ezinihitte Mbaise LGA
  5. Ideato North LGA
  6. Ideato South LGA
  7. Ihitte/Uboma LGA
  8. Ikeduru LGA
  9. Isiala Mbano LGA
  10. Isu LGA
  11. Mbaitoli LGA
  12. Ngor Okpala LGA
  13. Njaba LGA
  14. Nkwerre LGA
  15. Nwangele LGA
  16. Obowo/Obowu LGA
  17. Oguta LGA
  18. Ohaji/Egbema LGA
  19. Okigwe LGA
  20. Onuimo LGA
  21. Orlu LGA
  22. Orsu LGA
  23. Oru East LGA
  24. Oru West LGA
  25. Owerri Municipal LGA
  26. Owerri North LGA
  27. Owerri West LGA

List of Imo State’s 27 Local Government Areas with their Headquarters

Here is a comprehensive table listing all the LGAs in Imo State along with their headquarters:

Local Government AreaHeadquarters
Ideato NorthUrualla
Ideato SouthDikenafai
Isiala MbanoOkigwe
Oru EastOmuma
Oru WestOmuma
Owerri MunicipalOwerri
Owerri NorthOwerri
Owerri WestOwerri

It is important to note that these LGAs are significant administrative units within Imo State and play crucial roles in the governance and development of the state. Each LGA is headed by a chairman who oversees the affairs of the local government and ensures the implementation of government policies at the grassroots level.

For more information on each LGA, including their history, demographics, and notable landmarks, you can visit the official website of the Imo State Government or the respective local government websites, if available.

Imo State Government Official Website:

Imo State is a diverse and dynamic state with a rich cultural heritage. Exploring the LGAs and their headquarters will provide visitors and residents with a deeper understanding of the state’s history, traditions, and local governance.

Disclaimer: The information provided in this article is based on the knowledge cutoff of January 2024. Please verify with official sources for any recent updates or changes.


  1. Imo State Government Official Website:
  2. Imo State Local Government Areas:

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