Local Government Area

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Local Government Area

In Nigeria, a political subdivision approximately equivalent to a municipality.
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Udoh, represented by Mr Boco Ekong, INEC's Executive Secretary in the state said the distribution exercise would commence on September 2 across the eight local government areas of the state.
The Kano State Government has confirmed the death of 31 people and destruction of more than 10,000 houses during the recent flood disaster in 15 Local Government Areas of the state.
Local government areas come and go, but historic counties remain the same, just as they did for centuries before the invention of county councils in 1888.
It could be recalled that Governor Ugwuanyi had mandated stakeholders in the 17 local government areas that make up the state to nominate qualified persons from their localities for appointment as commissioners.
The Executive Secretary Anambra State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) Chief Paul Odenigbo, gave the advise on Saturday, during an early warning interactive sensitization meeting for Ayamelum and Awka North Local Government Areas, held in Umumbo, Ayamelum LGA.
The beneficiaries were drawn from the eight local government areas of the district.
Babagana Zulum of Borno on Friday briefed President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday's Boko Haram attacks on villages in Gubio and Magumeri Local Government Areas of the state.
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