Welcome to Current affairs page for Imo State — Eastern Heartland

The state was created on February 3, 1976 by Gen. Murtala Muhammed. It is located in the South-East region of Nigeria, and there are 27 local governments with the state capital being Owerri.

State Capital

The state capital is Owerri.

State Slogan

The official state slogan is Eastern Heartland.

Creation Date

The state was created on February 3, 1976.

State Creator

The state was created by Gen. Murtala Muhammed.


The population is 4,927,563.

Land Area

It has a land area of 5,530 square kilometres.

Number of Local Governments

There are 27 local governments here.

Geopolitical Zone

This state is situated in South-East geopolitical zone.

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