Burutu is a local government area in Delta State with administrative headquarters in the town of Burutu. Burutu local government area falls under the southern senatorial district of Delta State otherwise known as Delta South Senatorial District alongside Bomadi, Isoko North, Isoko South, Patani, Warri North, Warri South and Warri South-West local government areas. Burutu local government area is also a federal constituency, and thus sends a representative to the federal House of Representatives in Abuja.
Burutu local government area covers an area of 1,937 km², which is the largest of all the local government areas in Delta State. Burutu local government area is bounded to the north by Warri South-West local government area, to the east by Ughelli South and Bomadi local government areas, to the south by Bayelsa State, and to the west by the Atlantic Ocean.
The History Of Burutu
The Government Of Burutu
The Burutu local government council is in charge of public administration in Burutu local government area. The council is led by a chairman who is the executive head of the local government.
The Burutu legislative council make laws governing Burutu local government area. It consists of 11 Councillors representing the 11 wards of the local government area.
Wards In Burutu
There are 11 wards in Burutu local government area of Delta State. The 11 wards in Burutu local government area are:
- Bulou Ndoro
- Ngbilebiri i
- Ngbilebiri ii
The Population Of Burutu
The widely disputed result of the 2006 national population census put the population of Burutu local government area at 207,977, with 106,169 males and 101,808 females.