human settlement in Edo State, Nigeria

Okpekpe is in South South Nigeria.


Okpekpe Township is situated in Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State, Nigeria. It is located about 25 km north east of Auchi.

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By planeEdit

  • 1 Benin Airport   BNI IATA is and airport serving Edo State and environs with a few daily flights from Kano, Lagos and Abuja, with Arik Air offering the most flights. At the airport premises, taxis are available for a drop inside the Benin metropolis where you can board a bus going to Okpekpe.

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Get aroundEdit

Map of Okpekpe



  • Okpekpe Road Race. The Okpekpe Road Race invites world-class runners from around the world in a tradition to intermix local recreational and up and coming runners with the best of the best. The event, the first road race in Nigeria nay West Africa to be granted a label by World Athletics and designated as one of the leading road races around the world, is a 10-km race.    






You would most likely find a reliable coverage of the 2G/3G mobile networks in most locations in Okpekpe. The signal strength of 4G is relatively inadequate in the town, and you are less likely to experience network outage for any of the mobile phone service providers in any of the areas east. Bear in mind that different networks tend to be more stable and reliable in different locations of the city at different times, though all will almost perform satisfactory well in any location.

MTN, 9Mobile, Airtel (Zain) and GLO are all available service providers. So if you are planning a visit to Edo State, you might not have to be so much concerned about the service provider to choose from as they all are reasonably reliable.

In villages and rural areas in most parts of the state, Glo offers a more reliable presence in villages than others.

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