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Which Local Government Does Maitama Abuja Fall Under?

Maitama is one of the most well-known districts in Abuja. It is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Abuja, and we don’t have to think too hard about why.

Overview of Maitama District In Abuja

Local government or the Abuja Municipal Area Council is located in Maitama. AMAC, as it is also known, is one of Abuja’s local government areas, the finest in Nigeria and the wealthiest in terms of revenue generation.

District Maitama is in Phase 1. You are already aware of what this signifies. Each district in Phase 1 has been completely developed. Maitama is a fully developed and one of the most expensive neighborhoods in Abuja, and the majority of its residents live in opulence. The district’s living expenses are prohibitively expensive for individuals in the middle and lower income brackets.

Maitama contains some of the finest clubs, restaurants, hotels, and stores in Abuja. This district contains some of the most recognizable landmarks. Among them are Millenium Park, the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Minister’s Hill, the Sheraton Hotel, and the IBB Golf Club. Are you searching for some of Nigeria’s most luxurious hotels? Maitama is the location. The majority of diplomatic missions, including high commissions and embassies, are also located in this district.

Maitama’s infrastructure is of the highest quality, making it ideal for the predominant types of residents in the district. There are an abundance of parks and open, green spaces for relaxing strolls. The district is predominantly residential, but commercial activities are increasing.

Getting Around

Some other well-known neighborhoods in Abuja surround the district, towards the north of the district is Mpape, where you will find the popular Mpape Crushed Rock. Towards the south is the Abuja Central Area, which is also known as the Central Business District. Towards the southwest is Wuse, one of the most lively districts in Abuja. And towards the west is Katampe, a pleasant neighborhood in Abuja. Some of the major roads servicing the district include Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Murtala Muhammed Expressway, Shehu Shagari Way, and Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway.

Land and Houses

The quality of life in the district is something that anybody can wish for. The environment is serene and there is the telltale sign of affluence everywhere you turn. So the cost of living is quite expensive, as I have mentioned earlier.

As an exclusive area in Abuja, many of the most expensive properties in Abuja are in the district. So if you are looking to get property in the district, know that you are going to be spending an upward of 100 million naira and this price could go as high as 2 billion naira. A factor that determines the price of land is what it is going to be used for. Land for commercial purposes does not cost the same as land for residential purposes.


Maitama is an affluent district in the Abuja Municipal Area Council. It is in Phase 1 of Abuja and it is a very sought-after neighborhood in Abuja by, obviously, the wealthiest. Did you enjoy this article, leave a thought in the comment section and follow abujabuzz.com for more updates.

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