Abia State

Abia State

The state is located in the South East Geo-Political Zone of Nigeria. It was carved out of the old Imo state on August 1991. The state capital is Umuahia and Aba is the major commercial centre. Mineral resources found in the state include petroleum, natural gas, lead and zinc. The major tourist attractions are the National war Museum and Azumiri Blue River. The State is called God's Own State. In the 2006 Population and Housing Census, Abia state is made up of 1,430,298 males and 1,451,082 females

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