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By JEROME MICHAEL EBRUPHIYO/Basis/Monday, October 11, 2021

List Of The 27 Local Government Areas In Jigawa State And Their Towns In Nigeria

                              
                            
This post will provide information on the list of the 27 local government areas in Jigawa state and their towns in Nigeria as well as provide answers to questions like: What are the local government of Jigawa? Which local government has the highest population in Jigawa State? How many wards are there in Jigawa State? How many local govt are in Kano State? When was Jigawa State created? Who created Jigawa? How many languages are there in Jigawa State? What is the motto of Jigawa State?

Brief History of Jigawa State in Nigeria

Jigawa State is one of the 36 states of Nigeria, located in the northern region of the country. It was created in the year 1991 from the northeastern-most region of Kano State. Jigawa State is located on the border with Nigeria's national border with the Republic of the Niger. The state capital and largest city is Dutse. Residents of Jigawa State are predominantly of Hausa or Fulani background. The vast majority of residents of Jigawa State are Muslim, and is one of the twelve states in the country to be governed by Sharia law. Jigawa State is famous for the Dutsen Habude cave paintings in the town of Birnin Kudu, which have been dated back to the Neolithic period. The town of Hadejia (formerly Biram) is notable as being one of the traditional "seven true Hausa states". The Jigawa State largely depends on agriculture. Due to the semi-arid climate, outward migration by workers to neighboring states such as Kano State in search of off-season work is common. Scarcity of arable land within the state has become increasingly problematic in recent years, with arable farmland increasingly vulnerable to national disasters like flooding. As a result, tensions between farmers and nomadic Fulani herdsmen over arable land have turned violent in recent years. The motto of the state is "The New World"

1. Dutse Local Government Area

It is made up of about 11 other towns and villages which include:
  • Dutse
  • Duru
  • Dundubus
  • Jigwar Tsada
  • Kudia
  • Karnaya
  • Limawa
  • Madobi
  • Chamo
  • Abaya
  • Sakwaya

2. Kazaure Local Government Area

It has its administrative headquarters in Kazaure town with about 10 other towns which include:
  • Daba
  • Dabaza
  • Dandi
  • Gada
  • Kanti
  • Maradawa
  • Sabaru
  • Unguwar
  • Yamma
  • Ba'auzini

3. Auyo Local Government Area

It has about 10 other towns and villages which include:
  • Auyo
  • Ayama
  • Ayan
  • Gamasarka
  • Gatafa
  • Kafur
  • Tsidir
  • Auyakayi
  • Unik
  • Gamafoi

4. Babura Local Government Area

It is located in Babura town with about 8 other towns and villages which include:
  • Batali
  • Dorawa
  • Kanya
  • Gasakoh
  • Kyambo
  • Takwasa
  • lnsharuwa
  • Kazunzumi

5. Birni Kudu Local Government Area

It has its administrative headquarters in Birni Kudu with about 10 other districts which include:
  • Kangire
  • Kantoga
  • Kiyako
  • Kwangwara
  • Largfia
  • Sundimina
  • Surko
  • Unguwan'ya
  • Wurno
  • Yalwan Damai

6. Birniwa Local Government Area

It is located in Birniwa town with about 11 districts which include:
  • Batu
  • Brimiwa
  • Diginsa
  • Fagi
  • Kachallani
  • Karanka
  • Kazura
  • Matamu
  • Nguwa
  • Machinamari
  • Dangwaleri

7. Buji Local Government Area

It has its administrative headquarter in Gantsa town with about 10 other districts and towns which include:
  • Buji
  • Ahoto
  • Falageri
  • Gantsa
  • Churbun
  • Kawaya
  • Kukuma
  • Madabe
  • Tukur
  • Klelen kudu

8. Gagarawa Local Government Area

It consists of about 10 other communities which include: Gagarawa Gari Gagarawa
  • Tasha Garin
  • Chiroma Kare
  • Balatu
  • Madaka
  • Medu
  • Maiaduwa
  • Maikilili
  • Yalawa
  • Zarada
  • 9. Garki Local Government Area

    It is located in Garki town with about 9 other towns and districts which include:
    • Buduru
    • Garki Doko
    • Gwarzon-Garki
    • Kanya
    • Kargo
    • Muku Rafin
    • Marke
    • Siyori
    • Kore

    10. Gumel Local Government Area

    It has its administrative headquarters in Gumen town with about 12 other districts and towns which includes:
    • Dan-Ama
    • Gumel
    • Balkamy
    • Danzomo
    • Garin Alhaji
    • Baikarya
    • Garin Gambo
    • Gusan
    • Hammado
    • Kofar Arewa
    • Zango
    • Kofar Yamma

    11. Guri Local Government Area

    It has its headquarters in Guri town with about 10 other towns and villages which include:
    • Abunabo
    • Guri
    • Dawa
    • Adiyani
    • Garbagal
    • Kadira
    • Lafiya
    • Musari
    • Matara-baba
    • Margadu

    12. Gwaram Local Government Area

    It is located in Gwaram town with about 11 other towns and villages which include:
    • Gwaram
    • Dingaya
    • Fagam
    • Basirka
    • Farin Dutse
    • Gwaram-Tsohuwa
    • Kwandiko
    • Maruta
    • Sara
    • Tsangarwa
    • Zandan Nagogo

    13. Gwiwa Local Government Area

    It is located in Gwiwa town with about 10 other communities which include:
    • Dabi
    • Darina
    • Buntusu
    • Guntai
    • Gwiwa
    • Yola
    • Zaumar
    • Sainawa
    • Shafe
    • Korayel

    14. Hadejia Local Government Area

    It has about 15 other towns and districts which include:
    • Kasuwar Kofa
    • Dubantu
    • Atafi
    • Majema
    • Matsaro Rumfa
    • Sabon-Garu
    • Yankoli
    • Yayari
    • Kasuwar Kuda
    • Gagulmari
    • Gazulmari
    • Hadejia Jama
    • Kofar Arewa
    • Kofar Gabas
    • Makwalla

    15. Jahun Local Government Area

    It has its headquarters in Jahun town with about 10 other towns and communities which include:
    • Aujara
    • Gunka
    • Gauza Tazara
    • Harbo Sabuwa
    • Harbo-Tsohuwa
    • ldanuna
    • Jahun
    • Kale
    • Jabarna
    • Gangawa

    16. Kafin Hausa Local Government Area

    It is located in Kafin town with about 11 other towns and villages which include:
    • Jabo
    • Zago
    • Sarawa
    • Ruba
    • Majawa
    • Balangu
    • Kazalewa
    • Dumadumin Toka
    • Gafaya
    • Mezan
    • Kafin Hausa

    17. Kaugama Local Government Area

    It is located in Kaugama town with about 11 other towns and villages which include:
    • Arbus
    • Kaugama
    • Askandu
    • Yalo
    • Marke
    • Jarkasa
    • Ja'e
    • Hadin
    • Unguwar Jibin
    • Dakaiyawa
    • Dabuwaran

    18. Kiri Kasama Local Government Area

    It has its administrative headquarter in Kiri Kasamma town with about 7 other communities which include:
    • Bulunchai
    • Baturiya
    • Gayin
    • Kiri kasamma
    • Madachi
    • Tarabu
    • Tsheguwa

    19. Kiyawa Local Government Area

    It is located in Kiyawa town with about 11 other towns and villages which include:
    • Garko
    • Farke
    • Guruduba
    • Katanga
    • Katuka
    • Kiyawa
    • Kwanda
    • Maje
    • Tsurma
    • Andaza
    • Abalago

    20. Maigatari Local Government Area

    It has its adminstrative headquarters in Maigatari town with about 11 other communities which include:
    • Balarabe
    • Fulata
    • Dankumbo
    • Galadi
    • Jajeri
    • Madana
    • Maigatari Arewa
    • Kudu
    • Matoya
    • Turbus
    • Kukayasku

    21. Malam Madori Local Government Area

    It consists of about 8 other districts which include:
    • Dunari
    • Garin Gabas
    • Shaiya
    • Tonikutara
    • Fateka Akurya
    • Tagwaro
    • Tashena

    22. Miga Local Government Area

    It is located in Miga town with about 11 other towns and villages which include:
    • Harbo
    • Hantsu
    • Koya
    • Sabon-Gari
    • takanebu
    • Sansani
    • Yanduna
    • Miga
    • Zareku
    • Tsakuwawa
    • Dangyatin

    23. Ringim Local Government Area

    It consists of about 10 other communities which include:
    • Sankara
    • Tofa
    • Karshi
    • Kyarama
    • Dabi
    • Chai-Chai
    • Kafin Babushe
    • Yandutshe
    • Ringim
    • Sintilmawa

    24. Roni Local Government Area

    It has its headquarters in Roni town with about 10 other districts which include:
    • Baragumi
    • Dansure
    • Fara
    • Gora
    • Kwaita
    • Sankau
    • Tunas
    • Yanzaki
    • Zugai
    • Amaryawa
    • Roni

    25. Sule Tankarkar Local Government Area

    It is located in Sule Tankarkar town with about 9 other towns and villages which include:
    • Amanga
    • Dangwanki
    • Danladi
    • Danzomo
    • Jeke
    • Shabaru
    • Yandamo
    • Sule Tankarkar
    • Albasu

    26. Taura Local Government Area

    It is located in Taura town with about 9 other towns and villages which include:
    • Ajaura
    • Chukuto
    • Gujungu
    • Kiri
    • Maje
    • Taura
    • Majiya
    • Chakwaikwaiwa
    • Garin Yaya

    27. Yankwashi Local Government

    It has its adminstrative headquarters in Yankwashi town with about 10 which include:
    • Yankwashi
    • Belas
    • Dawan-Gawo
    • Gurjiya
    • Gwarta
    • Kuda
    • Ringim
    • Karkarna
    • Achilafiya
    • Zunbumba
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