Logo local government was created out of Katsina-Ala local government on 5th December 1996 by the Late Gen. Sani Abacha administration amongst five others in Benue State. It derives its name from Logo, a River which traverse the local government area from the east to the west. The local government has a total population of about 100,000 from the 1991 national census. There is no gain saying that the vast expanse of land of the local government is fertile as it constitutes one of the major local governments that earn Benue states its name of the ‘Food Basket of the Nation.’
The local government comprises of two major blocks namely; Ugondo and Gaambe-Tiev, with ten council wards. These are Mbayam, Mbadyul, Mbater, Yongo, Nenzev council wards in Ugondo and Tombo, Turan, Ukemberagya/Tswarev, Mbagber and Mbavuur council wards in Gaambe-Tiev.
Logo local government is predominately an agrarian local government with grains and root crops as major farm produce. Also, River Logo from which the local government derives its name provides good economic opportunities for fishing while salt is tapped in large quantities. Rivers Mchambe and Kin are sizeable and have considerable rainy season flows during which fishing activities also take place. Minerals like salt limestone exist in the local government.
Some of the agro industrial projects that can be established in the area include; rice milling industry, garri processing industry, animal farms, salt mining etc. Groundnut yams, cassava, up and low land rice and livestock etc are produced in large commercial quantities. The local government has a functional garri processing factory established by Family Support Programme (FSP).
The local government has existing infrastructural facilities while the present council is making concerted efforts to expand existing ones to facilitate good agro-allied industrial environment. Supply of portable water in adequate quantity is of vital importance to the health, welfare and productivity of the people. The Benue State Water Board has completed a water project at Anyiin. There is also on-going water project at Ugba. The local government, on her part, has dug out bore-holes in various locations in the local government area.
Also, Ugba the headquarters of the local government enjoys full electricity from the National Electricity Power Authority (NEPA). In addition, the local government has acquired generating plants to supplement electricity supply in the local government. This administration has the intention of extending electricity supply to Anyiin and Abeda Mbadyul. Contacts have been made with necessary agencies on the matter, the overall objective being to stimulate an enabling environment for investment in areas like cottage industries and mining.