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Owerri West


Owerri West is a Local Government Area of Imo State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Umuguma. The postal code of the area is 460.

The Owerri West Local Government Council in Imo State of Nigeria was created by the Federal Government of Nigeria in 1996, with the headquarters at Umuguma. This Local Government area is located at the Rain Forest Zone about 120 kilometers North of the Atlantic Coast and Shares boundaries with Ngor Okpala Local Government in the South, Owerri Municipal Council by the East, Mbaitoli Local Government by the North, and Ohaji Egbema Local Government by the West. 

Owerri West Local Government Area, has a total population of about 250,000 people and covers an area of 15 square kilometers.


Prominent locations in Owerri West include: Federal Polytechnic NnekedeFederal University of Technology Owerri - located at Ihiagwa and EziobodoFederal Secretariat - located at Umuguma along Port Harcourt RoadState SecretariatGeneral Hospital UmugumaWorld Bank Housing Estates Umuguma, Area L, M, NFederal Housing Estate UmugumaImo State Housing Estate UmugumaConcorde Hotel

Natural & Agricultural Resources

Oil well in Okolochi
E99 Oil processing in Irete
Oil well in Emeabiam
Oil producing in Ohii
Oil producing in Nekede
Oil producing in Eziobodo
Oil producing in Amakohia-Ubi
Oil producing in Ihiagwa.

Agricultural Resources

- Ikoro Palm Kernel processing - palm, kernel oil, poultry,

   feeds - at Irete/Umuguma        

  industrial layout.
- Kanu Garri processing industry-Obinze-Garri
- Industrial Dynamics - Obinze-Palm oil, poultry feeds etc.
- Rubber processing industries, Emeabiam Latex (rubber)



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