Kogi State was carved out of Kwara and Benue States on August 27, 1991 by the then regime of General Ibrahim Babangida. It’s capital is Lokoja.
Loacted in north central Nigeria, Kogi State occupies 29,833 square kilometres. Kogi State is the most centrally located of all the states of the federation. It comprises the Igala, Ebira, Kabba, Yoruba and Kogi divisions of the former Kabba province. It shares common boundaries with Niger, Kwara, Nassarawa and The Federal Capital Territory to the north. To the east, the state is bounded by Benue state, to the south by Enugu and Anambra States, and to the west by Ondo, Ekiti and Edo states. Lokoja, the Niger/Benue confluence town is the state capital. Ethnically, Yoruba, Nupe and Bassa forming the main ethnic groups.
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Yahaya BelloExecutive Governor
Motivation:The confluence state Created: 27 August 1991 Capital: Lokoja Political Party: APC
Museums & Parks:Lokoja museum Other tourist attractions: Awo Tunnel, Koton-Karfi, Iron of Liberty Monument, Cenotaph Monument, Confluence of Rivers Niger & Benue, Eganja Warm Springs, Ita-Okueta Weaving, Itakpe Smelting Site, Lord Luggard’s Residence, Osome Falls, World War Cenotaph Agriculture:Cassava, Cashew, Sesame seed, Sugar cane Mineral Resources:Tantalite, Coal Mica, Talc, Feldspar, Clay, Bentonite, Iron Ore Limestone and Marble.