By Chieyine Francis
The States and Local Government that comprises the Eastern Region includes;
Aba North, Aba South, Arochukwu, Bende, Ikwuano Isiala-Ngwa North, Isiala-Ngwa South, Isuikwuato, Obi Ngwa, Ohafia, Osisioma Ngwa, Ugwunagho, Ukwa East, Ukwa West, Umuahia North, Umuahia South, Umu-Nneochi.
Aguata, Anambra East, Anambra West, Anaocha, Awka North, Awka South, Ayamelum, Dunukofia, Ekwusigo, Idemili North, Idemili South, ihiala, Njikoka, Nnewi North, Nnewi South, Ogbaru, Onitsha North, Onitsha South, Orumba North, Orumba South, Oyi
Abakiliki, Afikpo North, Afikpo South, Ezza North, Ezza South, Ikwo, Ishielu,Ivo, Izzi, Ohaozara, Ohaukwu,, Onicha.
Aninri, Awgu, Enugu East, Enugu North, Enugu South, Ezeagu, Igbo-Etiti, Igbo-Eze North, Igbo-Eze South, Isi-Uzo, Nkanu East, Nkanu West, Nsukka, Oji-River, Udenu, Udi, Uzo-Uwani.
Aboh-Mbaise, Ahiazu-Mbaise, Ehime-Mbano, Ezinihite, Ideato North, Ideato South, Ihitte/Uboma, Ikeduru, Isiala Mbano, Isu, Mbaitoli, Ngor-Okpala, Njaba, Nwangele, Nkwerre, Obwo, Oguta, Ohaji/Egbema, Okigwe, Orlu, Orsu, Orlu East, Orlu West, Owerri-Municipal, Owerri North, Owerri West, Unuimo.
The South Eastern States, it is important to note, are predominantly the Igbo speaking nation, who are traditionally governed by Obi, Igwe, Eze, Nze and Ozor, Naija Politico reports.