|Oju, Benue State|
Oju local government was part of the defunct Idoma divisional status following the creation of more states and local governments by Late Murtala Muhammed.Since then, the geographical location had remained the same until 1996, twenty years later, when Obi local government was carved from it.
With one third of the total population carved out, the local government has over two hundred and fifty thousand people (250,000) as projected. The local government has eleven council wards.The main topographical feature of Oju local government is the long range of highlands stretching from Oloko River in Amaka-Owo through Andibilla Hills towards Owokwu mountains to Udi Hills in Ebonyi State.
In the heart of the community erects the College of Education:
They are seepage pools formed when the water table meets the ground surface. At this stage of the dry season they are heavily polluted and a source of many diseases including guinea worm.
With time, this community would smile.