Anambra State: “Home For All”/ Light of the nation”

 

ANAMBRA STATE

Capital: Awka 

Slogan: “Home For All”/ Light of the nation”

Land Area: Total 4,844 km2 (1,870 sq mi)

Population: (2006 census) Total 4,055,048

Anambra state is the 4th state in alphabetical order of the 37 states that make up the country Nigeria however it is the 35th state when it comes to land area ranking.  it is located  in the southeastern part of the country. Its name is an anglicized version of the original ‘Oma Mbala‘, the native name of the Anambra River. The capital and seat of government is Awka. Onitsha, Nnewi, and Ekwulobia are the biggest commercial and industrial cities respectively. The state’s theme is “Light Of The Nation”, the current governor is Willie Obiano of the APGA party.

This is the first article of a 37 part series showing all the raw materials in the country Nigeria, with the aim of opening the eyes and mind of our readers to the infinite possibilities in starting Exporting , Farming and Exploration business depending on the states they find themselves.

 

MINERAL RAW MATERIALS

Clay, Iron Stone, Natural Gas, Petroleum,

Sand Stone, Kaolin,

Pyrite, Lignite


AGRO RAW MATERIALS

Oil Palm, Maize, Rice, Pigeon Pea (Siofiao), Yam, Beans (Odudu),

Cassava, Melon, Oil Palm, Poultry, Livestock, Sweet Potato,

Kolanut, Castor Oil Seed, Plantain, Banana, Mango,Citrus,

Piggery, Potato, Fruits, Cocoyam,Rabbitery, Fishery.

 

DISTRIBUTION OVER LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS

S/N LGA Raw Material
    Mineral Raw Material Agro Raw Material
1.        AGUATA ·      Clay

·      Iron Stone

·      Kaolin

·      Sand Stone

·      Cassava

·      Kola

·      Maize

·      Oil Palm

·      Piggery

·      Poultry

·      Rice

·      Yam

 

2.        ANAMBRA  ·      Clay

·      Iron Stone

·      Kaolin

·      Natural Gas

·      Petroleum

·      Sand Stone

·      Cassava

·      Fish

·      Fruits

·      Kolanuts

·      Maize

·      Melon

·      Pea (Fio–Fio)

·      Piggery

·      Potato

·      Poultry

·      Rice

·      Yam

 

3.        ANIOCHA  ·      Sand Stone ·      Banana

·      Cassava

·      Castor Oil

·      Cocoyam

·      Maize

·      Pigeon Pea     (Fio–Fio)

·      Piggery

·      Plantain

·      Poultry

·      Rice

·      Yam

 

4.        AWKA NORTH    ·      Beans

·      Cassava

·      Castor Oil

·      Cocoyam

·      Fruits

·      Piggery

·      Poultry

·      Rice

·      Yam

 

5.        AWKA SOUTH    ·      Banana

·      Cassava

·      Citrus

·      Cocoyam

·      Maize

·      Melon

·      Other Fruits

·      Pea

·      Plantain

·      Rabbitery

·      Rice

·      Yam

 

6.        AYAMELUM ·      Clay

·      Kaolin

·      Cassava

·      Cocoyam

·      Fruits

·      Maize

·      Melon

·      Rice

·      Yam

 

7.        DUNUKOFIA    ·      Cassava

·      Cocoyam

·      Fruits

·      Maize

·      Melon

·      Pea

·      Yam

 

8.        EKWUSIGWO  ·      Clay

·      Kaolin

 

·      Cassava

·      Castor Oil

·      Cocoyam

 

9.        IDEMILI SOUTH  . ·      Banana

·      Cassava

·      Castor Oil Seeds

·      Cocoyam

·      Fruits

·      Maize

·      Melon

·      Oil Palm

·      Pea

·      Pigeon

·      Plantain

·      Poultry

10.    IDEMILI WEST  ·      Lignite
·      Sand Stone
·      Banana

·      Cassava

·      Castor Oil Seeds

·      Cocoyam

·      Maize

·      Melon

·      Oil Palm

·      Plantain

·      Poultry

11.    IHIALA  ·      Clay

·      Kaolin

 

·      Banana

·      Cassava

·      Fruits

·      Maize

·      Melon

·      Oil Palm

·      Pigeon Castor Oil Seeds

·      Plantain

·      Yam

 

12.    MBAMILI  ·      Natural Gas

·      Petroleum

·      Cassava

·      Castor Oil Seeds

·      Fruits

·      Maize

·      Melon

·      Poultry

·      Rice

·      Yam

 

13.    NJIKOKA ·      Clay

·      Kaolin

 

·      Banana

·      Cassava

·      Cocoyam

·      Fruits

·      Maize

·      Melon

·      Oil Palm

·      Plantain

·      Yam

 

14.    NNEWI NORTH  ·      Lignite ·      Cassava

·      Cocoyam

·      Fruits

·      Maize

·      Melon

·      Oil Palm

·      Poultry

·      Yam

 

15.    NNEWI SOUTH  ·      Clay

·      Kaolin

·      Cassava

·      Fruits

·      Maize

·      Oil Palm

·      Yam

 

16.    OGBARU  ·      Natural Gas

·      Petroleum

·      Cassava

·      Castor Oil Seeds

·      Fish

·      Kolanut

·      Poultry

·      Rice

·      Yam

 

17.    ONITSHA NORTH  ·      Lignite

·      Pyrite

·      Sand Stone

·      Cassava

·      Fruits

·      Yam

18.    ONITSHA SOUTH ·      Lignite

·      Pyrite

·      Sand Stone

·      Cassava

·      Fruits

·      Yam

 

19.    ORUMBA NORTH  ·      Clay

·      Iron Stone

·      Lateritic Clay

 

·      Banana

·      Cassava

·      Fishery

·      Fruits

·      Melon

·      Oil Palm

·      Plantain

·      Poultry

·      Rice

 

20.    ORUMBA SOUTH  ·      Clay

·      Clay

·      Iron Stone

 

·      Cassava

·      Castor Oil Seeds

·      Cocoyam

·      Fruits

·      Maize

·      Oil Palm

·      Poultry

·      Rice

·      Yam

 

21.    OYI  ·      Pyrite

·      Sand Stone

 

·      Cassava

·      Fish

·      Maize

·      Potatoes

·      Rice

·      Yam

 

 

References

  • wikipedia.org
  • anambrastate.gov.ng
  • Raw material Research and Development Council

 

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