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List Of The 11 Local Government Areas In Gombe State And Their Towns In Nigeria

JEROME MICHAEL EBRUPHIYO Wednesday, October 6, 2021 Basis

 
This post will provide information on the list of the 11 local government areas in Gombe state and their towns in Nigeria as well as provide answers to questions like: What is the ethnic group of Gombe? How many languages do we have in Gombe State? When was Gombe State created? What is the slogan of Gombe State? What are the 11 local government in Gombe State? How many local government areas are in Gombe State? How many tribes are there in Gombe State? How many LGA are in Imo State?

Brief History of Gombe State in Nigeria

Gombe State is located in Northeastern Nigeria, and is one of the country's 36 states. It was created out of Bauchi state on 1st of October, 1996 by the then military Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha. Gombe state shares boundaries with Yobe state to the North, Borno and Adamawa states to the East, Bauchi state to the West and Taraba State to the South. It is chiefly inhabited by many indigenous tribes which Fulani constitute the majority. The state is nicknamed as "Jewel in the Savannah". Gombe State is a multi-ethnic society that consists of the dominant Fulani tribe, who inhabit the Northern part of the Gombe State. They dominated 6 out of the 11 Local Government Areas of the state. Other ethnicities include the Hausa, Tula, Tera (Yamaltu-Deba), Waja, Bolewa, and Kanuri, with their different cultural as well as lingual affiliations.

List of Local Government Areas in Gombe State and their Towns in Nigeria

1. Akko Local Government Area

It is located in Kumo city with about 15 districts and towns which include:
  • Gona
  • Kumo
  • Pindiga
  • Garin
  • Garba
  • Jalingo
  • Jauro
  • Tukur
  • Kembu
  • Kumo North
  • Kumo East
  • Panda
  • Kumo Central
  • Lergo
  • Mararraban-Tumu

2. Balanga Local Government Area

It has its administrative headquarters in Talasse town with about 12 wards and villages which include:
  • Bambam
  • Bangu
  • Cham-mwona
  • Chum- Kindiyo
  • Daduya Hill
  • Dala- Waja
  • Degri Dong
  • Gasi
  • Gelengu
  • Kulani
  • Nyuwar
  • Refele

3. Billiri Local Government Area

It is located in Billiri town with about 13 communities which include:
  • Billiri-tangale
  • Ayabu
  • Banganje
  • Bare
  • Billiri
  • Kalmai
  • Kulkul
  • Laberpit
  • Lakalkal
  • Lamugu
  • Landongor
  • Lanshi Daji
  • Pade Kungu

4. Dukku Local Government Area

It has about 19 villages and districts which include:
  • Dukku
  • Jamani kaigamari
  • Gombe abba
  • Hashidu
  • Bawa
  • Balikaje
  • Bomala
  • Daminya
  • Dawiya
  • Du
  • Jangira
  • Kokkobe
  • KuniWalowa
  • Wuro
  • Bali
  • Wuro
  • Tara
  • Yaufa
  • Zego/Kunde

5. Funakaye Local Government Area

It is located in Bajoga town with about 13 villages and districts which include:
  • Ashaka
  • Bajoga
  • Badadi
  • Bage
  • Bulturi
  • Gulwari
  • Lambo Dashi
  • W.Nai
  • Yayaru
  • Zadawa
  • Abuku
  • Baba Zur
  • Bajoga West

6. Gombe Local Government Area

It is located in the major city of Gombe state with about 11 districts and villages which include:
  • Gombe rural
  • Arawa
  • Doma
  • Gabukku
  • Inna
  • Manawashi
  • Pantami
  • Arawa
  • Doma
  • Ajiya
  • Bajoga

7. Kaltungo Local Government Area

It has its administrative headquarters in Kaltungo town with about 10 districts and villages which include:
  • Awak
  • Bagaruwa
  • Bwara
  • Daura
  • Dodonruwa
  • Dundaye
  • Garin Bako
  • Garin Barau
  • B/kaltin
  • Okshenda

8. Kwami Local Government Area

It is located in Mallam Sidi with about 14 districts and towns which include:
  • Kwami
  • Jore
  • Jabla
  • Banishuwa Bojude
  • Bomala
  • Bula
  • Bunu
  • Dawo
  • Diango
  • Gabuku
  • Gadam
  • Gamadadi
  • H. Dinawa
  • Habuja

9. Nafada Local Government Area

It is located in Nafada town with about 15 other districts and towns which include:
  • Nafada
  • Langa
  • Mada
  • Maru
  • Papa
  • Shole
  • Shonganawo
  • Suka
  • Tondi
  • Wokollu
  • Zindir
  • Zangoma Kyari
  • Kiyayo
  • Kuka
  • Lafiyawo

10. Shongom Local Government Area

It has its administrative headquarters in Boh town with about 15 other districts and towns which include:
  • Shongom
  • Burak
  • Filiya
  • Bango
  • Bangunji
  • Bikutture
  • Bikwala
  • Bishiwai
  • Dilange (Dutse)
  • Kalo
  • Kulan
  • Laluwa
  • Najeji
  • Suli
  • Yelchen-Yelchen

11. Yalmaltu Local Government Area

It is located in Deba town with about 15 other districts and towns which include:
  • Dangar
  • Dumbu
  • Jannawo
  • Kakkau
  • Kanawa
  • Kunnuwal
  • Kuri
  • Lambam
  • Lano
  • Nasarawo
  • Nono M. Isa
  • Poli
  • Saruje
  • W. Birdeka
  • Wajari Jodoma

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