Owan East Local Government Area is one of the local government areas in Edo State, Nigeria. It is located in the northern part of the state and is one of the eighteen local government areas that make up Edo State. The headquarters of Owan East Local Government is in Afuze. Owan East Local Government is situated in the northern part of Edo State, Nigeria. It is bordered by Akoko-Edo Local Government to the east, Owan West Local Government to the south, Etsako Central Local Government to the west, and Kogi State to the north. Administration: The local government is headed by a chairman who is elected by the residents. The chairman, along with other councillors, is responsible for the administration and development of the area. The local government provides essential services, infrastructure development, and implements policies for the welfare of the residents.