Ukwuani is a local government area in Delta State with administrative headquarters in the town of Obiaruku. Ukwuani local government area falls within the northern senatorial district of Delta State otherwise known as Delta North Senatorial District alongside Aniocha North, Aniocha South, Ika North-East, Ika South, Ndokwa East, Ndokwa West, Oshimili North and Oshimili South local government areas. Ukwuani local government area also forms a federal constituency alongside Ndokwa East and Ndokwa West local government areas.
Ukwuani local government area covers an area of 409 km². The local government area is bounded to the north, east and south by Ndokwa West local government area, to the south-west by Ethiope East local government area, and to the west by Edo State.
The History Of Ukwuani
The Government Of Ukwuani
The Ukwuani local government council is in charge of public administration in Ukwuani local government area. The council is led by a chairman who is the executive head of the local government.
The Ukwuani legislative council make laws governing Ukwuani local government area. It consists of 10 Councillors representing the 10 wards of the local government area.
Wards In Ukwuani
There are 10 wards in Ukwuani local government area of Delta State. The 10 wards in Ukwuani local government area are:
- Obiaruku i
- Obiaruku ii
The Population Of Ukwuani
The widely disputed result of the 2006 national population census put the population of Ukwuani local government area at 119,034, with 58,890 males and 60,144 females.