Kebbi was formed out of Sokoto State in August 27, 1991 by the then regime of General Ibrahim Babangida. It’s capital is Birnin-Kebbi. Its major towns include Birnin-Kebbi, Argungu and Yelwa.
Kebbi State is divided into 21 local government areas , four emirate councils (Gwandu, Argungu, Yauri and Zuru), and 35 districts. Kebbi state derived its name from the 14th century “KEBBI KINGDOM” which was a province of the former Songhai Empire. Islam is the predominant religion.
Located in North Western Nigeria, Kebbi State occupies 36,800 square kilometres. Kebbi State shares boundaries with Sokoto State on the North-Eastern axis, Zamfara State on the Eastern part, Niger state on the Southern part and Republic of Niger on the Western part.
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Atiku BaguduExecutive Governor
Motivation:Land of equity Created: 27 August 1991 Capital: Birin Kebbi Political Party: APC
Museums & Parks:– Other tourist attractions: Yelwa Museum, Emir of Guandu’s palace, Argungu Kanta Museum, Alwasa Battlefield Agriculture:Rice, Cotton, Garlic, Gum Arabic, Wheat, Hides & Skin, Groundnut, Soybean Mineral Resources:Kaolin, Feldspar, Gold, Clay and Manganese.