Nassarawa was created out of Plateau State on October 1, 1996 by the then regime of General Sani Abacha. It’s capital is Lafia.
Located in north central Nigeria, Nassarawa State covers 27,117 square kilometres. Nassarawa state is bounded on the north by Kaduna State, on the South by Benue State, on the East by Plateau & Taraba States, while on the West by The Federal Capital Territory & Kogi State.
The state is composed of different ethnic groups each with its own distinct local dialect but Hausa is common among the people.
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Umaru Tanko Al-MakuraExecutive Governor
Motivation:Home of solid minerals Created: 1 October 1996 Capital:Lafia Political Party: APC
Museums & Parks:– Other tourist attractions: Lafia Natural Spring Water, Calabash Carving, Akiri Salt Village, Akiri Warm Spring, Eggon Caves And Hills, Farin Rowan Falls, Keana Salt Village, Rukubi Hills Agriculture: Ginger, Gum Arabic, Sesame seed, Hides & Skin, Groundnut, Yam, Cashew, Soybean Mineral Resources:Mica, Barite, Clay, Columbite, Casseterite, Iron Ore, Lithium, Wolframite, Marble and Gemstones.