Ughelli North is a local government area in Delta State, with administrative headquarters in the city of Ughelli. Ughelli North local government area falls under Delta Central Senatorial District alongside Ethiope East, Ethiope West, Okpe, Sapele, Udu, Ughelli South and Uvwie local government areas. Ughelli North local government area also forms a federal constituency alongside Ughelli South and Udu local government areas.
Ughelli North local government area covers an area of 818 km². It shares its borders to the north with Ethiope East and Okpe local government areas, to the east with Ndokwa West, Isoko North and Isoko South local government areas, to the south with Patani local government area, and to the west with Ughelli South local government area.
With a population of 320,687 as at the 2006 national population census, Ughelli North local government area is the largest local government area by population in Delta State.
The History Of Ughelli North
The Government Of Ughelli North
The Ughelli North local government council is in charge of public administration in Ughelli North local government area. The council is led by a chairman who is the executive head of the local government.
The Ughelli North legislative council make laws governing Ughelli North local government area. It consists of 11 Councillors representing the 11 wards of the local government area.
Wards In Ughelli North
There are 11 wards in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. The 11 wards in Ughelli local government area are:
- Agbarho i
- Agbarho ii
- Orogun i
- Orogun ii
- Ughelli i
- Ughelli ii
- Ughelli iii
The Population Of Ughelli North
The widely disputed result of the 2006 national population census put the population of Ughelli North local government area at 320,687, with 160,550 males and 160,137 females.