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When was sardauna local government created?

When was sardauna local government created?

June 1, 1961
The northern Cameroons including Mambilla Plateau (now Sardauna Local Government Area), officially became part of Nigeria on June 1, 1961, marking collective arrogation of citizenship status to all people of former trust territories. Table 2 shows the results for the 1961 plebiscite results.

What is the meaning of Taraba State?

Taraba is a state in North Eastern Nigeria, named after the Taraba River which traverses the southern part of the state. Taraba’s capital is Jalingo.

Who killed Ahmadu Bello?

Assassination. On 15 January 1966, Bello was assassinated by Major Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu an Igbo Nigerian Army officer in a coup which toppled Nigeria’s post-independence government. He was still serving as premier of Northern Nigeria at the time.

What is the history of Taraba State?

Taraba State which comprises the pre1976 divisions of Muri, Mambilla and Wukari, was created out of the former Gongola State on 27 August 1991, by the military government of General Ibrahim Babangida. The state is named after the Taraba river which transverses the southern part of the state.

When was Taraba State created?

August 27, 1991
Taraba State was created out of the former Gongola State on 27 August 1991 by the military government of General Ibrahim Babangida. Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku of the PDP won the April 11, 2016 governorship election and went on to win the rerun elections.

Who are the most populated tribe in Taraba?

The Mumuyes are a people of Nigeria. They speak the Mumuye language. They constitute the largest tribal group in Taraba State of Nigeria and form the predominant tribes found in Zing, Yorro, Jalingo, Ardo-Kola, Lau, Gassol, Bali and Gashaka, all of which are local government areas of the state.

What is the capital of gongola?

city of Yola
It was created on 3 February 1976 from the Adamawa and Sardauna Provinces of North State, together with the Wukari Division of the then Benue-Plateau State; it existed until 27 August 1991, when it was divided into two states – Adamawa and Taraba. The city of Yola was the capital of Gongola State.

Who was the man sardauna?

Ahmadu Bello

Sir Ahmadu Bello Sardauna of Sokoto, KBE
Born 12 June 1910 Rabah, Northern Nigeria Protectorate, British Nigeria (now Rabah, Sokoto, Nigeria)
Died 15 January 1966 (aged 55) Kaduna, Nigeria
Political party Northern People’s Congress
Alma mater Barewa College

Where is Sir Ahmadu Bello from?

Rabah, Nigeria
Ahmadu Bello/Place of birth

How many local government are there in Yobe State?

17 local government areas
Yobe State consists of 17 local government areas (or LGAs). They are: Bade. Bursari.

Which is the largest tribe in Taraba State?