Aguata is a Local Government Area in Anambra state in Nigeria with its home office in Aguata area of the base camp places of business significant piece of which falls into the city of Ekwulobia while the littlest part falls inside Aguluezechukwu. There has been an age-long dispute on this issue between the indigenes of Aguluezechukwu and Ekwulobia with the two towns asserting the status of the central station by virtue of possession guarantee to the 'Aguata land'. This situation made the Government of Anambra State to formally pronounce that the base camp of Aguata Local Government Area ought to be Aguata the fix name of the area in which the home office of Aguata Local Government Area Offices are sited in an offer to settle the contention.
Ekwulobia, the biggest town in Aguata, is extending quickly to a population of around 100,000 individuals. It is the significant business town in the region. Most Nigerian Commercial banks keep up their branches there. It likewise gloats of an arena, a Federal Prison some portion of which falls into Ezinifite and a noteworthy market, Eke Market. A few new agrarian processing plants set up around Ekwulobia town have additionally pulled in laborers into the town. Ekwulobia is likewise a noteworthy travel center point from where voyagers can interface with other distant in Nigeria.