Oshimili South is a Local Governement Area (LGA) in Delta state, Nigeria. It has its headquarters in the state capital Asaba. The LGA has a land area of approximately 500 square kilometres and a population of about 143,000 people who are mainly farmers and fishermen. It is situated along the bank of the River Niger, whose many tributaries make up the Niger Delta. The sandy beaches of the river presents a beautiful sight and is a good ground for recreation and tourism. The Niger Bridge links Asaba with Onitsha in Anambra State. Asaba, whose people are Igbo, is also the seat of a major traditional ruler, the Asagba of Asaba. Other communities are Oko and Okwe.