Gombe State was created 1st October 1996 out of Bauchi State by the then regime of General Sani Abacha. It’s capital is Gombe.
Situated in north eastern Nigeria, Gombe State occupies 18,768 square kilometres. Gombe State shares boundaries with Yobe State to the North, Adamawa and Taraba States to the South, Borno State to the East, and Bauchi State to the West.
Gombe State comprises many tribal groups among which are Tera, Tangali, Fulani, Bolewa, Waja, Hausa. Hausa is the common language of the people.
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Ibrahim Hassan DankwamboExecutive Governor
Motivation:Jewel of the savannah Created: 1 October 1996 Capital: Gombe Political Party: PDP
Museums & Parks:– Other tourist attractions: Tula highlands, Emir of Gombe palace, Dadin Kowa lake, Tangale dome shaped rock.
Agriculture:Ginger, Gum Arabic, Groundnut, Cowpea, Sesame seed, Tomatoes, Hides & Skin Mineral Resources:Coal, Gypsum, Limestone and Clay.