Borno State was created formed in February 3, 1976 by the Murtala Mohamed out of the then North-Eastern State. Until August 1991, it contained what is now Yobe State. It’s capital is Maiduguri.
Located in the North Eastern corner of Nigeria, Borno State occupies 70,898 square kilometres. Borno State occupies the greater part of the Chad Basin. Borno state shares borders with the Republics of Niger to the North, Chad to the North-East and Cameroun to the East.
Within Nigeria, Borno State shares boundaries with Adamawa State to the South, Gombe State to the West and Yobe State to the North-West.
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Kashim ShettimaExecutive Governor
Motivation: Home of peace Created: 3 February 1976 Capital:Maiduguri Political Party: APC
Museums & Parks: Maiduguri museum and Chad basin national park Other tourist attractions: Kukawa kuka tree, Lake Chad, Lake Tilla, Lake Alau, Rabeh’s fort, Palace of Shehu of Borna, Damasak sand dunes, Jaffy falls. Agriculture:Gum Arabic, Sorghum, Hibiscus, Groundnut, Wheat, Hides & Skin, Cowpea, Soybean Mineral Resources:Bentonite and Clay.