History of Ajaokuta Local Government in Kogi State.


The History of Ajaokuta – The Tribe That Owns Ajaokuta Local Government is Ebira Tribe. See reasons and the history below.

Before creation of kogi State, Ebira (Ebira Tao & Ebira Koton, Okun, Kakanda and other minority ethnic groups with Ajaokuta and Lokoja were in Kwara state, while Igala are in Benue state before amalgamation and creation of Kogi State in 1991.
How come a former Benue indegene now claiming an old Kwara Lands (lokoja, ajaokuta, etc).

Table of Contents
Historical Background of Ajaokuta.

Geography of Ajaokuta Local Government Area.

Climate Of Ajaokuta Local Government Area.

Population of Ajaokuta Local Government Area.

Administrative Districts and Settlements of Ajaokuta

Occupation of Ajaokuta People

Infrastructural Development of Ajaokuta

Did Igala People Own Ajaokuta?

Historical Background of Ajaokuta.
Ajaokuta Local Government was created from Okene Local Government Area on 27th August, 1991 and has it’s headquarters at Adogo. The Local Government is in the Central Senatorial District of Kogi State and covers a landmass of 1,088 square kilometers.

Geography of Ajaokuta Local Government Area.
Ajaokuta Local Government is bounded to the North East by Lokoja LGA, Bassa Local Government to the North West, Ofu Local Government to the East and South-West by Okene and Adavi Local Government Areas respectively.

Climate Of Ajaokuta Local Government Area.
Ajaokuta LGA is located in the tropical zone, influenced by two climatic conditions namely: rain and dry seasons. The rainy season starts from April to October, while the dry season starts from November to April. The dominant vegetation of Ajaokuta Local Government Area by virtue of lying on the fingers of the equator, is interspaced with erect and numerous trunks of trees.

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