Ohaji/Egbema is a Local Government Area (LGA) in Imo state, Nigeria. It is an area which is known to be rich in oil and it has its headquarters in Mmahu-Egbema. The LGA was created on August 27, 1991 during Ibrahim B. Babangida's administration from the former Ohaji/Egbema/Oguta L.G.A.Â Ohaji/Egbema L.G.A lies in the south/western part of Imo State and shares common boundaries with Owerri in the East, Oguta in the North and Ogba/Egbema/Ndomi in Rivers state in the South West.
Ohaji/Egbema comprises of three districts, namely: Ohaji East, Egbema North and Ohaji West. The people of Ohaji/Egbema are blessed with vast fertile land for agriculture and wildlife, most of them therefore are farmers, hunters, fishermen. A good number of them are also in public service. Oil Palm production is another area the LGA specializes on due to their endowment with a suitable soil for the growth of palm tree. Ohaji/Egbema people are mainly Christians but good number are also heathens.