Kebbi State

Kebbi State (Land of Equity)

 

Executive Governor

 

Atiku Bagudu 

 DEPUTY GOVERNOR

 

 

 

Creation: Created 27 August 1991

Capital: Birnin Kebbi

Major Cities: Birnin Kebbi, Argungu, Yauri, Zuru, Bunza, Arewa Alero

Geographic Location: Coordinates - 11°30′N 4°00′E, Kebbi State is bordered by Sokoto State, Niger State, Dosso Region in the Republic of Niger and the Republic of Benin. It has a total area of 36,800 km².

Economic Profile: Agriculture is the main occupation of the people especially in rural areas. Crops produced are mainly grains. Animal rearing and fishing are also common.

Occupation: Agriculture is the main occupation of the people especially in rural areas.

Ethnic  Profile: The State has a total population of 3,137,989 people as projected from the 1991 census. Kebbi State is mainly populated by Hausa people, with some members of Bussawa, Dukawa, Kambari and Kamuku ethnic communities.

Local Government Area( 21 LGAs): Aleiro, Arewa Dandi, Argungu, Augie, Bagudu, Birnin Kebbi, Bunza, Dandi, Fakai, Gwandu, Jega, Kalgo, Koko/Besse, Maiyama, Ngaski, Sakaba, Shanga, Suru, Wasagu/Danko, Yauri, Zuru

Raw Materials Distribution in Kebbi State

KEBBI STATE

S/N

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

MINERAL RAW MATERIALS

AGRO RAW MATERIALS

1

AREWA–DANDI

 

Maize, Rice, Cowpea, Beans, Gum Arabic, Mango, Millet, Sorghum

2

ARGUNGUN

 

Millet, Rice, Beans, Millet, Sorghum, Onions, Cowpea, Sheanut, Bagaruwa, Mango, Wheat, Vegetable, Livestock, Fishery

3

AUGIE

 

Maize, Rice, Millet, Sorghum, Onions, Cowpea, Sheanut, Bagaruwa, Groundnut, Livestock.

4

BAGUDU

Kaolin, Bauxite, Gold, Feldspar, Manganese

Maize, Beans, Mango, Millet, Sorghum, Rice, Cowpea, Cotton, Groundnut, Wheat, Sheanut.

5

BIRNIN–KEBBI

 

Maize, Beans, Mango, Millet, Sorghum, Rice, Onions, Cowpea

6

BUNZA

Salt

Maize, Beans, Mango, Sorghum, Rice, Fruits, Livestock

7

DANDI

 

Maize, Beans, Mango, Millet, Sorghum, Rice, Cowpea, onions, Gum Arabic

8

FAKAI

 

Sorghum, Millet, Maize, Cotton, Groundnut, Cowpea, Tomatoes, Gum Arabic, Rice, Pepper, Spices, Vegetables

9

GWANDU

 

Maize, Beans, Mango, Millet, Sorghum, Rice, Sugarcane, Pepper, Spices, Livestock.

10

JEGA

Sodium Nitrate, Limestone

Maize, Beans, Mango, Millet, Sorghum, Rice, Sugarcane, Fruits, Vegetables, Onions, Livestock.

11

KALGO

 

Rice, Millet, Cowpea, Onion, Sorghum, Maize, Vegetables, Livestock

12

KOKO/BESSE

 

Maize, Beans, Mango, Millet, Sorghum, Rice, Cowpea, Cotton, Groundnut, Wheat, Soya beans, Sheanut Poultry

13

MAI–YAMA

 

Maize, Beans, Mango, Millet, Sorghum, Groundnut, Livestock, Spices.

14

NGASKI

Gold.

Sorghum, Millet, Cotton, Groundnut, Cassava, Cowpea, Tomatoes, Spices, Vegetables, Livestock.

15

SAKABA

 

Sorghum, Maize, Groundnut, Cotton, Rice, Millet, Cowpea, onions, Vegetables

16

SHANGA

 

Maize, Sorghum, Sheanut, Cotton, Rice, Soyabeans, Pepper, Cotton, Tomatoes, Groundnut, Cassava, Millet, Livestock

17

SURU

Bauxitic Clay, Kaolin

Maize, Beans, Mango, Millet, Sorghum

18

WASAGU / DANKO

Quartz, Kaolin

Maize, Beans, Mango, Millet, Sorghum, Rice, Tomatoes, Pepper, Spices, Vegetables.

19

YAURI

Gold, Feldspar

Maize, Beans, Mango, Millet, Sorghum, Rice, onions, Spices, Livestock

20

ZURU

Iron Ore (Magnestite), Quartz, Feldspar, Mica

Maize, Beans, Mango, Millet, Sorghum, Rice, Onion, Species, Pepper, Vegetables, Livestock.