Anambra is a state in southeastern Nigeria. Its name is an anglicized version of the original ‘Oma Mbala’, the native name of the Anambra River. The capital and seat of government is Awka. Onitsha an historic port city from pre-colonial times, has developed as by far the largest urban area in the state. The state’s theme is “Light of the nation”.

The current governor of Anambra State is Chief Willie Obiano (born August 8, 1955) is a Nigerian banker, technocrat, politician and he is the the fourth Democratic  Governor of Anambra State


Founded : August 27, 1991
Capital : Awka
Area : 4,844 km²
Governor : Willie Obiano (APGA)
Deputy Governor: Nkem Okeke
Legislature : Anambra State House Of Assembly
Area rank : 35 of 36
Demonym(s) : Anambrarian
Time zone : WAT (UTC+01)
ISO 3166 code: NG-AN