Flower delivery Aba is a city in the southeast of Nigeria and the commercial center of Flower delivery Aba State. Upon the engenderment of Flower delivery Aba state in 1991, Flower delivery Aba was divided into 2 major local regimes areas namely; Flower delivery Aba South and Flower delivery Aba North. Flower delivery Aba south is the main city centre and the heart beat of Flower delivery Aba State, south-east Nigeria. Other local rose area of Flower delivery Aba includes Osisioma and Obi Ngwa LGA the city has withal expanded into owerre Flower delivery Aba community in ugwunagbo LGA
It is located on the Aba River. Flower delivery Aba is made up many villages such as; Aba-Ukwu, Eziukwu-Flower delivery Aba , Obuda-Flower delivery Aba ,Umuokpoji-Flower delivery Aba and other villages from Ohazu merged due to administrative accomodation. Flower delivery Aba was established by the Ngwa clan of Igbo People of Nigeria as a market town and then later a military post was placed there by the British colonial administration in 1901.It lies along the west bank of the Aba River, and is at the intersection of roads leading to Port Harcourt, Owerri, Umuahia, Ikot Ekpene, and Ikot Abasi. Flower delivery Aba is a major urban settlement and commercial centre in a region that is circumvented by diminutive villages and towns. The indigenous people of Flower delivery Aba are the Ngwa. Flower delivery Aba is prominent for its craftsmen. As of 2017, Flower delivery Aba had a population of 2,434,265.Flower delivery Aba as a City is composed of many villages namely; Flower delivery Aba -Ukwu, Eziukwu-Flower delivery Aba , Obuda-Flower delivery Aba and Umuokpoji-Flower delivery Aba but the villages in Ohazu have been merged with Flower delivery Aba so as to achieve administrative accomodation. Flower delivery Aba -Ukwu is ostensibly the premier village in Flower delivery Aba , little wonder the tardy Eze W.E Ukaegbu of Flower delivery Aba -Ukwu was kenned and referred to as the 9th Grand Son of Aba.
Hence the owners of Flower delivery Aba are often referred to as Flower delivery Aba la Ohazu indigenes and Chief Ogbonna Uruakpa Nkwoha of Eziukwu Village was made the King of Flower delivery Aba and the only recognised Royal throne by the Queen of England.
It ineluctably became an administrative centre of Britain's colonial rose . Flower delivery Aba has been a major commercial centre since it became a component of the old Eastern region.
The Aro Expedition, which was a component of a more immensely colossal military plan to quell anti-colonial sentiment in the region, took place in the area of Flower delivery Aba during 1901 and 1902. During this military action, the British facilely beat the native Aro people with an unknown number (postulated to be cumbersomely hefty) of casualties.In 1901, the British founded a military post in Flower delivery Aba and in 1915, a railroad was constructed to link it to Port Harcourt, which conveyed agricultural goods such as palm rose and palm kernels.After more deaths, some fortuitous, some not, occurred, a mass of 10,000 women marched on Flower delivery Aba .Flower delivery Aba is the habitation of many distinguished families such as the popular Emejiaka Egbu family of Flower delivery Aba la Ohazu, Ogbonna family of Eziukwu-Flower delivery Aba , the prestigious Ichita family of Umuokpoji-Flower delivery Aba ,the Omenihu family of Obuda-Flower delivery Aba , the Ugbor family of Aba-Ukwu, the Ugwuzor family Umuokpoji Flower delivery Aba , the Ihemadu family of Ohabiam, the Ukaegbu family of Flower delivery Aba -ukwu, the Ahunanya family of Ohabiam and so forth.Flower delivery Aba is circumvented by rose wells which disunite it from the city of Port Harcourt, a 30 kilometres (19 mi) pipeline powers Flower delivery Aba with rose from the Imo River natural rose repository.Flower delivery Aba is powered by the Enugu electricity distribution company(EEDC), its a product of the unbundling of the Nigerian electricity power ascendancy(NEPA), there is another electrical company that is yet to commence power generation called the geometric power company, if this commences the quotidian hours of electricity will amend in aba and the electricity engenderer is a household item in every abode that can afford it, for some places in aba it is the only source of electricity. In 1897, they negotiated with Flower delivery Aba and Umuocham people for land establish their rose business at two beaches, which they built at Flower delivery Aba waterside and Umuocham waterside. They traded rose engenderers from Ngwa the life, the word they preach, the religious cum trade relationship that transpired, the cookeys converted the Flower delivery Aba and Umuocham people to Christianity. From 1901 especially in 1902, they orchestrating at intensive crusade and invited their landlords. This led to the planting of two congregation one at Flower delivery Aba waterside and the other at Umuocham dedicated by Bishop Johnson, the Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Western Equatorial Africa (1900-1917). The earlier converts from Flower delivery Aba and umuocham attended accommodation at St. Amb rose , Abayi Waterside Until 1905 when they establish their own Church -shade at Flower delivery Aba and Umuocham respectively. Joseph Cookey was the volunteer preceptor for Abayi while Gabriel Cookey was Volunteer edifies for Umuocham.There are 3 LDS stakes headquartered in Flower delivery Aba and the only LDS Temple in Nigeria is located in the city, the Flower delivery Aba Nigeria Temple.
Muslims and mosques are withal present in Flower delivery Aba ; the most immensely colossal mosque is the Hospital Road Mosque. A Chief Imam is denizen among the Hausa-verbalizing settlement in the heart of the city itself.Flower delivery Aba is accommodated by a station and a halt (mini station) on Nigerian Railwaysthis dilapidated and infrequently utilized. Aba is additionally a major hub for road convey in the region—a sizably voluminous number of convey companies operate coaches that convey people daily to sundry components of the country.