Ohafia is a town and a Local Government Area (LGA) in Abia state, Nigeria. It is an Igbo speaking region. The ancestral capital of Ohafia clan is the centrally located village of Elu. Ohafia Local Government Area is an administrative jurisdiction assigned by the Nigeria Government, which covers the entire Ohafia villages and other clans such as Abiriba and Nkporo, with its Administrative Headquarters at Ebem Ohafia. Ohafia is home to the third largest military base in Nigeria, named Goodluck Jonathan Barracks.
It houses the headquarters of the newly established 14 Brigade and 145 Battalion office complex. Typically, Ohafia encompasses over twenty-six hometowns. Ohafia people today are a people of brave achievement, erudite scholars, great business entrepreneurs and professionals in many fields of human endeavours. They could be found virtually anywhere and everywhere human life exists. At home, many are hardworking and successful subsistent farmers and traders. Education is one of the most cherished industries in Ohafia.
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