|State||Cross River State|
|• Total||972 km2 (375 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (WAT)|
|3-digit postal code prefix|
|ISO 3166 code||NG.CR.OG|
Ogoja is a Local Government Area in Cross River State, Nigeria. Its headquarters is Ogoja town in the northeast of the area near the A4 highway at.
Cross River is a state in South Nigeria, bordering Cameroon to the east. Its capital is Calabar, and its name is derived from the Cross River (Oyono), which passes through the state. English, French, Bekwarra, Ejagham and Efik are major languages of this state.
Nigeria, officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a federal republic in West Africa, bordering Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the west. Its coast in the south is located on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean. The federation comprises 36 states and 1 Federal Capital Territory, where the capital, Abuja, is located. The constitution defines Nigeria as a democratic secular country.
The A4 highway is a highway in Nigeria. It is a north-south route from the south coast to inland in the east of the country.
It has an area of 972 km² and a population of 171,901 at the 2006 census.
Its St. Benedict’s Cathedral is the episcopal see of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ogoja.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Ogoja is a suffragan Latin diocese in the Ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Calabar in southeastern Nigeria, yet still depends on the missionary Roman Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.
The postal code of the area is 550.
The town was one of the provinces during pre-colonial times. It consists of many tribal units, including Ishibori (this village has different clans such as Uhmuria, Ikaptang, Ikajor, Ishinyema, Ikariku, Imerakorm) and Igoli as the central town. Mbube, being one of the major tribes, comprises different villages, including: Odajie, Adagum, Ekumtak, Idum, Ojerim, Egbe, Nkim, Ogberia Ogang & Ogberia Ochoro, Oboso, Benkpe, Edide, Bansan, Aragban, etc. Their major source of livelihood is subsistence agriculture, basically farming of cassava, yams, palm oil, palm wine etc. Ekajuk, is one of the major clan in Ogoja Local government area. Divided into Ward I and Ward II, and includes major communities such as Nwang, Ekpogrinya, Esham, Egbong, Nnang, Ewinimba and Bansara (which are collection of a group of villages.)
Currently, Ogoja has three arms of government, namely: executive, legislature and judiciary. The executive arm is made up of an elected Chairman and a deputy chairman and supervisors appointed by the chairman and confirmed by the legislature. The previous chairman was Madam Rita Atom from 2013 to 2016,An election has not be conducted, while the Vice Chairman is Mr. John Orim still remains in sit. The legislative arm comprises ten Councillors who represent the ten wards in Ogoja. The leader of the legislature is Mr Austin Ayungbe - Ekajuk ward II, while the deputy leader is Mr Thomas Ori - Mbube east ward II. Others are; Ms Sarah Amu - Mbube east ward I, Mr Tom Egbang - Mbube west ward I, Mr Peter Odu - Mbube west ward II, Mr Vincent Uga - Nkum-Irede ward, Mr Iyang Nnang - Nkum-Iborr ward, Mr Paul Aganyi - Ekajuk ward I, Mr Anthony Ntaji - Urban ward I, Mr Wogor Umari - Urban ward II. All the officials in the executive and legislative arms are members of the People's Democratic Party (PDP). Their tenure expires in December 2016. The judiciary is headed by the Chief Judge of Ogoja. Ogoja is a town of many reputable families such as:The Egabe's ,The Ogabi's,The Aggrey's,The Ukpo's, The Uga-ifu's. Ogoja is home to the Federal College of Science.
The People's Democratic Party (PDP) is a major contemporary political party in Nigeria. Its policies generally lie towards the centre-right of the political spectrum. It won every Presidential election between 1999 and 2011, and was until the 2015 elections, the governing party in the Fourth Republic although in some cases, amid a few controversial electoral circumstances. Currently, PDP controls 14 states out of 36 states in Nigeria.
Bebi Airport, a small airstrip, is close to Ogoja.
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