Warri South is a local government area in Delta State with administrative headquarters in the city of Warri. Warri South local government area falls under the southern senatorial district of Delta State otherwise known as Delta South Senatorial District alongside Bomadi, Burutu, Isoko North, Isoko South, Patani, Warri North and Warri South-West local government areas. Warri South local government area also forms a federal constituency alongside Warri North and Warri South-West local government areas.
Warri South local government area has an area of 633 km². It is bounded to the north by Warri North local government area, to the east by Sapele, Okpe and Uvwie local government areas, to the south by Udu and Warri South-West local government areas, and to the west again by Warri South-West local government area.
Warri South local government has a multi-ethnic indigenous population comprising of the Ijaw, the Urhobo and the Itsekiri.
The History Of Warri South
The Government Of Warri South
The Warri South local government council is in charge of public administration in Warri South local government area. The council is led by a chairman who is the executive head of the local government.
The Warri South legislative council make laws governing Warri South local government area. It consists of 12 Councillors representing the 12 wards of the local government area.
Wards In Warri South
The 12 wards in Warri South local government area are:
The Culture Of Warri South
Religion In Warri South
Churches In Warri South
Mosques In Warri South
Temples In Warri South
The Population Of Warri South
The widely disputed result of the 2006 national population census put the population of Warri South local government area at 311,970, with 158,402 males and 153,568 females.