Edo State is referred to as the “heartbeat of Nigeria” and is located in the South-South geo-political zone of Nigeria. Edo State is an oil-producing state, and is one of the nine Niger-Delta states in Nigeria. It has a rich rainforest vegetation interspersed with hills as well as a rich cultural heritage that makes it a tourist destination. Edo State is also endowed with a wide variety of mineral resources and arable land for cash crops.

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Edo State Snapshot

  • Total land area: 17,802 Sq. Km
  • Local Government Areas: 18 LGAs: Akoko-Edo, Egor, Esan Central, Esan North-East, Esan South-East, Esan West, Etsako Central, Etsako East, Etsako West, Igueben, Ikpoba-Okha, Oredo, Orhionmwon, Ovia North-East, Ovia South-West, Owan East, Owan West and Uhunmwonde.
  • Population: 3,233,366 (Male- 1,633,946 and Female- 1,599,420)
  • Vegetation: Fresh Water Swamp, Lowland Rain Forest and Derived Savanna.
  • Major crops: Rubber, Oil Palm, Cassava, Rice, Cocoa.
  • Mineral Resources: Crude oil, Limestone, Granite, Quartz, Marble, Gold.


Main Investment Opportunities

Opportunities for investment exist in:

  • Agribusiness
  • Light Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Tourism
  • Energy
  • Mining

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Edo state Gov.