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BAYELSA

BAYELSA

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Travel Information

State capital:      Yenagoa  

NDSP4 LGAs:   Yenagoa, Sagbama & Nembe

 

 

Yenagoa

 

Sagbama

 

Nembe

 

Special Remark

Approx. distance from State capital

1-3km within Yenagoa (capital)

63.1km

31.3km

 

Approx. travel time from State capital

30mins

  • 1hr 30mins (land)
  • 1-2hrs (water)
  • 1hr 15 mins (land)
  • 1hr 20 mins (water)

 

Road condition

Good within capital with bad spots outside capital

Good with bad spots that may increase travel time

Road under construction from Ogbia, sandy and difficult

 

Transport type

Land/water

Land/Water

Land/Water

 

Approx. travel time within LGA

  • 30-40mins (land)
  • 30mins – 2hrs (water)

 

  • 30mins to 2hrs by water

 

Delay Expected

Yes, due to bad roads to communities

Delay expected due to heavy traffic at Zarama junction on especially Firidays arising from market activities

Delay expected due to construction work on parts of the road (Emeyal-kolo-Ogbia)

 

Alternative Routes by road

  • 225.9km from Asaba (4hrs)
  • 116.5km from P/Harcourt (2.15hrs)

 

No

 

Other relevant information

  • Land area:            1,698km2
  • Population:            353,344 (2006 census)
  • Headquarters:            Yenagoa
  • Land area:           945km2
  • Population:          187,146 (2006 census)
  • Part of the LGA is within the Bayelsa National Forest
  • Land area:           760km2
  • Population:          130,931 (2006 census)
  • Most of the LGA is occupied by the Edumanom National Forest