Aniocha North is a local government area in Delta State with administrative headquarters in the town of Issele Uku (or Issele Ukwu). Aniocha North local government area falls under the northern senatorial district of Delta State otherwise known as Delta North Senatorial District alongside Aniocha South, Ika North-East, Ika South, Ndokwa East and Ndokwa West local government areas. Other local government areas that share Delta North Senatorial District with Aniocha North local government area are Oshimili North, Oshimili South and Ukwuani local government areas.
Aniocha North local government area also forms a federal constituency alongside Aniocha South, Oshimili North and Oshimili South local government areas.
Aniocha local government area covers an area of 406 km². The local government area is bounded to the north by Edo State, to the east by Oshimili North local government area, to the south by Aniocha South local government area, and to the west by Ika North-East local government area.
Aniocha North local government area is predominantly inhabited by the Igbo people.
The History Of Aniocha North
The Government Of Aniocha North
The Aniocha North local government council is in charge of public administration in Aniocha North local government area. The council is led by a chairman who is the executive head of the local government.
The Aniocha North legislative council make laws governing Aniocha North local government area. It consists of 10 Councillors representing the 10 wards of the local government area.
Wards In Aniocha North
There are 10 wards in Aniocha North local government area of Delta State. The 10 wards in Aniocha North local government area are:
- Idumuje Unor
- Issele Azagba
- Issele Uku i
- Issele Uku ii
- Onicha Olona
- Onicha Ugbo
- Ukwu Nzu
The Population Of Aniocha North
The widely disputed result of the 2006 national population census put the population of Aniocha North local government area at 104,062, with 52,448 males and 51,614 females.