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Enugu State Map - Local Government areas

  • Date Created April 23, 2021
  • Capital Amagụnze
  • LGA Chairman Godwin Ubagu
  • Land Area 795 km2 (307 sq mi)
  • Population 148,774 (2006 Census)
  • GDP

History of Nkanu East Local Government  Area, Enugu State

This is an area bordering Ebonyi State to the East. Its headquarters is located in the town of Amagunze. The local Council, that was formed around 1983 has not advanced the area very much in terms of basic amenities like good road network, electricity, hospitals, modern housing and schools. Akpawfu village, a town in the Local government area, is famous for its traditional masquerade (omaba), special palm wine tapping (akwuru Akpawfu), all type of palm produce (palm oil, nut and cannel) and farming.