Ogbaru , Anambra State, Nigeria History

Ogbaru , Anambra State, Nigeria History

Ogbaru, Anambra, Nigeria

Ogbaru people are farmers as well as known warriors from its history; the Ogbaru people share clan lineage and boundaries with Anioma people in Delta State and Ndoni people in Rivers State.[1]

Attribute of Ogbaru people, They are welcoming people, Ogbaru people have special delicacy On NSALA soup and Pounded yam with Fresh fish

Area

Godwin Ugochukwu Nsofor Book writer and artist
Area of Ogbaru, Anambra, Nigeria445.2 km²
Population504,931
Male Population258,933 (51.3%)
Female Population245,996 (48.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015+143.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015+39.8%
Median Age21.8 years
Male Median Age22.1 years
Female Median Age21.5 years
TimezoneWest Africa Standard Tim

Ogbaru has a Nigerian naval base, an industrial river harbor, a refinery, a federal road under-construction leading to Rivers State in Nigeria. Ogbaru is a projected link road to other parts of the southeast and south zones of Nigeria with construction of more inland link roads and the construction of a Second Niger bridge.[2]

Second Niger Brigde

LocationChange Since 1975Change Since 1990Change Since 2000
Ogbaru, Anambra, Nigeria+143.5%+71.7%+39.8%
Anambra State+150.7%+73.5%+39.7%
Nigeria+186.8%+90.6%+48.3%
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 526,66926,46353,132
5-929,28627,71056,996
10-1430,73929,85960,599
15-1931,27230,72161,993
20-2426,86128,35555,216

The Ogbaru people consider the Niger-River waters that run through its region as their territorial lands. Ogbaru is surrounded by river Niger to the west, from okpoko town to Ogwu-ikpele boundary with Rivers state (west end) and the Orashi River to the East along Ogwu-aniocha and Osomari forest reserve (east end), Ogbaru boundary with Ihiala and goes up to Okija, Ihiala, Owerri Onitsha road, also borders Ozubulu, Oraifite and Oba to its northeast.

Ogbaru has also Produced a lot of well known musicians like  

  1. Chief Stephen Osita Osadebe, 
  2. Ali Nwa Chukwuma 
  3. Peter Trippy 
  4. Chinedu Ogbaru 
  5. Yung- Kumzy
  6. Omahsia
  7. Obigucci
Peter Tochukwu Obazeh from Umunankwo
Peter Trippy Songs
Ogbaru boy
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