Political Structure

Political Structure

Kogi State consist of three senatorial districts viz Western Senatorial district, Central Senatorial district and Eastern Senatorial district. It also consists of nine Federal Constituencies viz Oken/Ogori-Magongo; Ajaokuta; Okehi/Adavi; Kabba-bunu/Ijumu; Yagba; Lokoja/Koton-karfi; Idah/Igala-mela/Ofu; Dekina/Bassa and Ankpa/Omala/Olamaboro.

It also has twenty-one Council Areas: Adavi, Ajaokuta, Ankpa, Bassa, Dekina, Ibaji, Idah, Igalamela/Odolu, Ijumu, Kabba-Bunu, Kogi, Lokoja, Mopamuro, Ofu, Ogori-Magongo, Okene, Okehi, Olamaboro, Omala, Yagba-East, and Yagba-West.

These LGAs are:

LG Area Table

Name Status Census Population
Census 1991-11-26
Population
Census 2006-03-21
Population
Projection 2016-03-21
Kogi State 2,147,756 3,314,043 4,473,500
Adavi Local Government Area 157,092 217,219 293,200
Ajaokuta Local Government Area 97,904 122,432 165,300
Ankpa Local Government Area ... 266,176 359,300
Bassa Local Government Area 88,496 139,687 188,600
Dekina Local Government Area 177,513 260,968 352,300
Ibaji Local Government Area ... 127,572 172,200
Idah Local Government Area ... 79,755 107,700
Igalamela-Odolu Local Government Area ... 127,572 172,200
Ibaji Local Government Area ... 147,048 198,500
Ijumu Local Government Area 66,603 118,593 160,100
Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area ... 144,579 195,200
Kogi Local Government Area 82,483 115,100 155,400
Lokoja Local Government Area ... 196,643 265,400
Mopa-Muro Local Government Area ... 43,760 59,100
Ofu Local Government Area 108,095 191,480 258,500
Ogori/Magongo Local Government Area ... 39,807 53,700
Okehi Local Government Area 146,264 223,574 301,800
Okene Local Government Area ... 325,623 439,500
Olamaboro Local Government Area 104,705 158,490 213,900
Omala Local Government Area ... 107,968 145,700
Yagba East Local Government Area 88,780 147,641 199,300
Yagba West Local Government Area 76,936 139,928 188,900
Nigeria Federal Republic 88,992,220 140,431,790 193,392,500