Obi Local Government Area

Obi local government area was in 1996 and has its headquarters at Obarike-Ito. The local government area derives its name from the Obi stream that flows in the area and shares boundary with Ado, Otukpo and Oju local government areas of Benue State.

The people of Obi local government area speak Igede language and are predominantly farmers with maize, cassava, groundnut and yams the main farm produce.

The local government area is home of the popular Igede-Agba festival,  a colourful annual celebration  of yam harvest season in September.