Local Government Areas in Jigawa State

Jigawa state is located in north central Nigeria and has its capital in Dutse. It was created in 1991 and is basically occupied by the Hausa and Fulani People. Jigawa state has an area of 23,154km² and is made up of 27 Local Government Areas. These Local Government Areas include;

1. Auyo Local Government Area

History of Auyo Local Government Area

Auyo is an LGA in Jigawa state with its headquarters in Auyo. This LGA is occupied by the Auyo people and had Auyokawa as the dominant language in the Local Government Area. At the moment, Auyokawa is extinct and Hausa language is the new adopted language in this Local Government Area. Auyo has a landmass of 512km² and has 731 as its postal code.

Location of Auyo Local Government Area

Auyo Local Government Area is surrounded by five other Local Government Area. They are Hadejia, Malam Mandori, Kafin Hausa, Kaugama and Miga Local Government Areas

Chairman of Auyo Local Government Area:

Alhaji Umar Musa

Wards in Auyo Local Government Area

Jigawa Auyo Auyakayi 2
Jigawa Auyo Auyo 1
Jigawa Auyo Ayama 3
Jigawa Auyo Ayan 4
Jigawa Auyo Gamafoi 5
Jigawa Auyo Gamsarka 6
Jigawa Auyo Gatafa 7
Jigawa Auyo Kafur 8
Jigawa Auyo Tsidir 9
Jigawa Auyo Unik 10

2. Babura Local Government Area

History of Babura Local Government Area

Babura Local Government Area has its headquarters in Babura. It is a Local Government Area in the northern part of Jigawa state and had a population of 208,101 in 2006. Babura Local Government Area has a landmass of 992km² and is very sparsely populated.

Location of Babura Local Government Area

Babura is located in the northwestern part of Jigawa state. It is bordered by Garki, Sule Tankarkar, and Kazaure Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Babura Local Government Area

Muhammed Sani

Wards in Babura Local Government Area

Jigawa Babura Babura 1
Jigawa Babura Batali 2
Jigawa Babura Dorawa 3
Jigawa Babura Garu 4
Jigawa Babura Gasakoli 5
Jigawa Babura Insharuwa 6
Jigawa Babura Jigawa 7
Jigawa Babura Kanya 8
Jigawa Babura Kuzunzumi 9
Jigawa Babura Kyambo 10
Jigawa Babura Takwasa 11

3. Birnin Kudu Local Government Area

History of Birnin Kudu Local Government Area

Birnin Kudu is both a Local Government Area and a town in Jigawa state. It is a very sparcely populated Local Government Area and had a population of 27,000 in 2007. Birnin Kudu LGA is host to one of the oldest schools in the northern part of Nigeria. It is also the Local Government Area of origin of two governors of Jigawa state.

Location of Birnin Kudu Local Government Area

This Local Government Area occupies the southern part of Jigawa state. It is bounded by Dutse, Kiyawa and Buji Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Birnin Kudu Local Government Area:

Muhammad Abdullahi

Wards in Birnin Local Government Area

Jigawa Birnin Kudu Birnin Kudu 1
Jigawa Birnin Kudu Kangire 2
Jigawa Birnin Kudu Kantoga 3
Jigawa Birnin Kudu Kiyako 4
Jigawa Birnin Kudu Kwangwara 5
Jigawa Birnin Kudu Lafiya 6
Jigawa Birnin Kudu Sundimina 7
Jigawa Birnin Kudu Surko 8
Jigawa Birnin Kudu Unguwar”Ya 9
Jigawa Birnin Kudu Wurno 10
Jigawa Birnin Kudu Yalwan Damai 11

3. Birniwa Local Government Area

History of Birniwa Local Government Area

Birniwa Local Government Area in Jigawa state has its headquarters in Birniwa town. It has a landmass of 1,567km² and had a population of 142,329 in 2006.

Location of Birniwa Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is located in northeastern Jigawa state. It is bounded by Kuagama, Malam Mandori, Kiri Kasama and Guri Local Government Area.

Chairman of Birniwa Local Government Area

Muhammad Dole

Wards in Birniwa Local Government Area

Jigawa Birniwa Batu 1
Jigawa Birniwa Birniwa 2
Jigawa Birniwa Dangwaleri 3
Jigawa Birniwa Diginsa 4
Jigawa Birniwa Fagi 5
Jigawa Birniwa Kachallari 6
Jigawa Birniwa Karanka 7
Jigawa Birniwa Kazura 8
Jigawa Birniwa Machinamari 9
Jigawa Birniwa Matamu 10
Jigawa Birniwa Nguwa 11

4. Buji Local Government Area

History of Buji Local Government Area

Buji Local Government Area in Jigawa state has its headquarters in Gantsa town. It is a relatively small Local Government Area and has an area of 548km².

Location of Buji Local Government Area

Buji is located in eastern Jigawa state. It shares borders with Birnin Kudu and Gwaram Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Buji Local Government Area:

Hudu Babbangida

Wards in Buji Local Government Area

Jigawa Buji Ahoto 1
Jigawa Buji Buji 2
Jigawa Buji Churbun 3
Jigawa Buji Falageri 5
Jigawa Buji Gantsa 4
Jigawa Buji K/Lelen Kudu 8
Jigawa Buji Kawaya 6
Jigawa Buji Kukuma 7
Jigawa Buji Madabe 9
Jigawa Buji Y/Tukur 10

5. Dutse Local Government Area

History of Local Government Area

Dutse is both a town and a Local Government Area in Jigawa state. It is the most developed LGA in Jigawa state and is the host LGA of the Federal University of Dutse, the Jigawa State Polytechnic and a Research Institute for Date Palm.

Location of Local Government Area

Dutse is located in western Jigawa state. It is bordered by four LGAs. They are Ringim, Jahun, Kiyawa, and Birnin Kudu Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Dutse Local Government Area

Ibrahim Yargaba is the chairman of this Local Government Area

Wards in Dutse Local Government Area

Jigawa Dutse Abaya 1
Jigawa Dutse Chamo 2
Jigawa Dutse Dundubus 3
Jigawa Dutse Duru 4
Jigawa Dutse Jigawar Tsada 5
Jigawa Dutse Kachi 6
Jigawa Dutse Karnaya 7
Jigawa Dutse Kudai 8
Jigawa Dutse Limawa 9
Jigawa Dutse Madobi 10
Jigawa Dutse Sakwaya 11

6. Gagarawa Local Government Area

History of Gagarawa Local Government Area

Gagarawa Local Government Area is located in northern Jigawa. It has its headquarters in Gagarawa town and had a population of 80,394km². Gagarawa Local Government Area has an area of 654km² and is one of the averagely sized LGAs in Jigawa state.

Location of Gagarawa Local Government Area

Gagarawa Local Government Area is located in northern Jigawa state. It shares boundaries with Garki, Taura, Kaugama, Maitagari, Sule Tankarkar and Gumel Local Government Areas

Chairman of Gagarawa Local Government Area

Ibrahim Ya’u

Wards in Gagarawa Local Government Area

Jigawa Gagarawa Gagarawa Gari 1
Jigawa Gagarawa Gagarawa Tasha 2
Jigawa Gagarawa Garin Chiroma 3
Jigawa Gagarawa Kore Balatu 4
Jigawa Gagarawa Madaka 5
Jigawa Gagarawa Maiaduwa 6
Jigawa Gagarawa Maikilili 7
Jigawa Gagarawa Medu 8
Jigawa Gagarawa Yalawa 9
Jigawa Gagarawa Zarada 10

7. Garki Local Government Area

History of Garki Local Government Area

Garki Local Government Area has its headquarters in Garki town. It is one of the biggest Local Government Area in Jigawa state. It has a landmass of 1,408km² and is very sparsely populated.

Location of Garki Local Government Area

Garki is located in the western axis of Jigawa state. It is bounded by Ringim, Babura, Sule Tankarkar, Gagarawa and Taura Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Garki Local Government Area

The chairman of this LGA is Gali Muktar

Wards in Garki Local Government Area

Jigawa Garki Buduru 1
Jigawa Garki Doko 2
Jigawa Garki Garki 3
Jigawa Garki Gwarzon Garki 4
Jigawa Garki Jirma 5
Jigawa Garki Kanya 6
Jigawa Garki Kargo 7
Jigawa Garki Kore 8
Jigawa Garki Muku 9
Jigawa Garki Rafin Marke 10
Jigawa Garki Siyori 11

8. Gumel Local Government Area

History of Gumel Local Government Area

Gumel is a town, an emirate and a Local Government Area in Jigawa state. It is made up of two districts and several villages. This LGA is occupied by farmers and has is one of the many LGAs in Jigawa that are dominated by Hausas.

Location of Gumel Local Government Area

Gumel Local Government Area is located in the northern axis of Jigawa state. It is surrounded by Maigatari, Gagarawa, and Sule Tankarkar Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Gumel Local Government Area

Aminu Gumel

Wards in Gumel Local Government Area

Jigawa Gumel Baikarya 1
Jigawa Gumel Danama 2
Jigawa Gumel Dantanoma 3
Jigawa Gumel Galagamma 4
Jigawa Gumel Garin Alhaji Barka 6
Jigawa Gumel Garin Gambo 5
Jigawa Gumel Gusau 7
Jigawa Gumel Hammado 8
Jigawa Gumel Kofar Arewa 9
Jigawa Gumel Kofar Yamma 10
Jigawa Gumel Zango 11

10. Guri Local Government Area

History of Guri Local Government Area

Guri Local Government Area has its headquarters in Guri town. It is an LGA with an area of 1,060km² and has the Bade language as its dominant language. Guri Local Government Area had a population of 115,018 in 2006 and also has 731 as its postal code.

Location of Guri Local Government Area

Guri occupies the northeast axis of Jigawa state. It is bounded by Kiri Kasamma and Birniwa Local Government Area.

Chairman of Guri Local Government Area

Jaji Adiyani

Wards in Guri Local Government Area

Jigawa Guri Abunabo 1
Jigawa Guri Adiyani 2
Jigawa Guri Dawa 3
Jigawa Guri Garbagal 4
Jigawa Guri Guri 5
Jigawa Guri Kadira 6
Jigawa Guri Lafiya 7
Jigawa Guri Margadu 8
Jigawa Guri Matara Baba 9
Jigawa Guri Musari 10

11. Gwaram Local Government Area

History of Gwaram Local Government Area

Gwaram Local Government Area is one of the biggest Local Government Areas in Jigawa state. It has a landmass of 1,912km² and also has Gwaram town as its headquarters.

Location of Gwaram Local Government Area

Gwaram occupies the southeastern axis of Jigawa state. It is bounded by Buji and Birnin Kudu Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Gwaram Local Government Area:

Abdulmalik Fagam

Wards in Gwaram Local Government Area

Jigawa Gwaram Basirka 1
Jigawa Gwaram Dingaya 2
Jigawa Gwaram Fagam 3
Jigawa Gwaram Farin Dutse 4
Jigawa Gwaram Gwaram Tsohuwa 5
Jigawa Gwaram Kila 6
Jigawa Gwaram Kwandiko 7
Jigawa Gwaram Maruta 8
Jigawa Gwaram Sara 9
Jigawa Gwaram Tsangarwa 10
Jigawa Gwaram Zandan Nagogo 11

12. Gwiwa Local Government Area

History of Gwiwa Local Government Area

Gwiwa Local Government Area in Jigawa state has its headquarters in Gwiwa town. It was created in 1992 and has an area of 450km².

Location of Gwiwa Local Government Area

Gwiwa occupies the northwestern axis of Jigawa state. It is bounded by Roni, Kazaure, and Yankwashi LGAs.

Chairman of Gwiwa Local Government Area

Abdullahi Daurawa

Wards in Gwiwa Local Government Area

Jigawa Gwiwa Buntusu 1
Jigawa Gwiwa Dabi 2
Jigawa Gwiwa Darina 3
Jigawa Gwiwa F/Yamma 4
Jigawa Gwiwa Guntai 5
Jigawa Gwiwa Gwiwa 6
Jigawa Gwiwa Korayel 7
Jigawa Gwiwa Rorau 8
Jigawa Gwiwa Shafe 9
Jigawa Gwiwa Yola 10
Jigawa Gwiwa Zaumar Sainawa 11

13. Hadejia Local Government Area

History of Hadejia Local Government Area

Hadejia is both a town and Local Government Area in Jigawa state. It is majorly occupied by the Hausa people. This Local Government Area was created in 1991 and is the host Local Government Area of Binyaminu Usman Polytechnic.

Location of Hadejia Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is located in the northeastern part of Jigawa state. It is bounded by Auyo, Malam Madori and Kiri Kasamma Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Hadejia Local Government Area

Ibrahim Muhammad

Wards of Hadejia Local Government Area

Jigawa Hadejia Atafi 1
Jigawa Hadejia Dubantu 2
Jigawa Hadejia Gagulmari 3
Jigawa Hadejia Kasuwar Kofa 5
Jigawa Hadejia Kasuwar Kuda 4
Jigawa Hadejia Majema 6
Jigawa Hadejia Matsaro 7
Jigawa Hadejia Rumfa 8
Jigawa Hadejia Sabon Garu 9
Jigawa Hadejia Yankoli 10
Jigawa Hadejia Yayari 11

14. Jahun Local Government Area

History of Jahun Local Government Area

Jahun Local Government Area has its headquarters in Jahun Local Government Area. It had a population of 229, 094 in 2006 and also has an area of 1,172km².

Location of Jahun Local Government Area

Jahun occupies the middle of Jigawa state. It shares borders with Kiyawa, Dutse, Kafin Hausa, Miga Taura and Righim Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Jahun Local Government Area

Saidu Abdu

Wards in Jahun Local Government Area

Jigawa Jahun Aujara 1
Jigawa Jahun Gangawa 2
Jigawa Jahun Gauza Tazara 3
Jigawa Jahun Gunka 4
Jigawa Jahun Harbo Sabuwa 5
Jigawa Jahun Harbo Tsohuwa 6
Jigawa Jahun Idanuna 7
Jigawa Jahun Jabarna 8
Jigawa Jahun Jahun 9
Jigawa Jahun Kale 10
Jigawa Jahun Kanwa 11

15. Kafin Hausa Local Government Area

History of Kafin Hausa Local Government Area

Kafin Hausa is an LGA in Jigawa state with headquarters in Kafin Hausa town. It is mainly occupied by people of the Hausa tribe and now has Hausa language as the dominant language after the Ayokawa language became extinct.

Location of Kafin Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is located in eastern Jigawa state. It shares borders with Auyo, Kiyawa, Jahun, and Miga Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Kafin Local Government Area

Garba Abdullahi

Wards in Kafin Local Government Area

Jigawa Kafin Hausa Balangu 1
Jigawa Kafin Hausa Dumadumin Toka 2
Jigawa Kafin Hausa Gafaya 3
Jigawa Kafin Hausa Jabo 4
Jigawa Kafin Hausa Kafin Hausa 5
Jigawa Kafin Hausa Kazalewa 6
Jigawa Kafin Hausa Majawa 7
Jigawa Kafin Hausa Mezan 8
Jigawa Kafin Hausa Ruba 9
Jigawa Kafin Hausa Sarawa 10
Jigawa Kafin Hausa Zago 11

16. Kaugama Local Government Area

History of Kaugama Local Government Area

Kaugama Local Government Area is an LGA in northern Jigawa state. This Local Government Area has its headquarters in Kaugama town and has a landmass of 883km².

Location of Kaugama Local Government Area

Kaugama is located in northern Jigawa state. It is bordered by seven other LGAs.

Chairman of Kaugama Local Government Area

Ahmad Marke

Wards in Kaugama Local Government Area

Jigawa Kaugama Arbus 1
Jigawa Kaugama Askandu 2
Jigawa Kaugama Dabuwaran 3
Jigawa Kaugama Dakaiyawa 4
Jigawa Kaugama Hadin 5
Jigawa Kaugama Ja’e 6
Jigawa Kaugama Jarkasa 7
Jigawa Kaugama Kaugama 8
Jigawa Kaugama Marke 9
Jigawa Kaugama Unguwar Jibrin 10
Jigawa Kaugama Yalo 11

17. Kazaure Local Government Area

History of Kazaure Local Government Area

Kazaure is a city, an emirate and a Local Government Area in Jigawa state. It has its headquarters in Kazaure and has Alhaji Dr. Najib Hussani Adamu as its emir. Kazaure Local Government Area is occupied by the Hausa people and has a landmass of 1,780km².

Location of Kazaure Local Government Area

Kazaure Local Government Area is located in northwest Jigawa state. It is surrounded by Yankwashi, Babura, Gwiwa and Roni Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Kazaure Local Government Area

Jamilu Zaki

Wards in Kazaure Local Government Area

Jigawa Kazaure Ba’auzini 1
Jigawa Kazaure Daba 2
Jigawa Kazaure Dabaza 3
Jigawa Kazaure Dandi 4
Jigawa Kazaure Gada 5
Jigawa Kazaure Kanti 6
Jigawa Kazaure Maradawa 7
Jigawa Kazaure Sabaru 8
Jigawa Kazaure Unguwar Arewa 9
Jigawa Kazaure Unguwar Gabas 10
Jigawa Kazaure Unguwar Yamma 11

18. Kirika Samma Local Government Area

History of Kirika Samma Local Government Area

Kirika Samma Local Government Area in Jigawa has its administrative headquarters in Kirika Samma town. This Local Government Area is dominated by the Hausas and has a landmass of 797km².

Location of Kirika Samma Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is located in northeast Jigawa state. It is bounded by Birniwa, Malam Mandoni, Guri and Auyo Local Government Areas

Chairman of Kirika Samma Local Government Area

Salisu Garba

Wards in Kirika Samma Local Government Area

Jigawa Kirika Samma Baturiya 1
Jigawa Kirika Samma Bulunchai 2
Jigawa Kirika Samma Doleri 3
Jigawa Kirika Samma Fandum 4
Jigawa Kirika Samma Gayin 5
Jigawa Kirika Samma Kirika Samma 6
Jigawa Kirika Samma Madachi 7
Jigawa Kirika Samma Marma 8
Jigawa Kirika Samma Tarabu 10
Jigawa Kirika Samma Tsheguwa 9

19. Kiyawa Local Government Area

History of Kiyawa Local Government Area

Kiyawa is both a town as well as a Local Government Area in Jigawa state. It is occupied by people of the Hausa tribe and has an area of 1,030km².

Location of Kiyawa Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is located at the middle of Jigawa state. It is bounded by Birnin Kudu, Buji, Jahun, Dutse, and Kafin Hausa Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Kiyawa Local Government Area

Isyaku Adamu

Wards in Kiyawa Local Government Area

Jigawa Kiyawa Abalago 1
Jigawa Kiyawa Andaza 2
Jigawa Kiyawa Fake 3
Jigawa Kiyawa Garko 4
Jigawa Kiyawa Guruduba 5
Jigawa Kiyawa Katanga 6
Jigawa Kiyawa Katuka 7
Jigawa Kiyawa Kiyawa 8
Jigawa Kiyawa Kwanda 9
Jigawa Kiyawa Maje 10
Jigawa Kiyawa Tsurma 11

20. Maigatari Local Government Area

History of Maigatari Local Government Area

Maigatari Local Government Area is located in the northern part of Jigawa state. It shares boundaries with Niger republic and has a landmass of 870km².

Location of Maigatari Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is bounded by Sule Tankarkar, Gagarawa, Gumel, and Kaugama LGAs.

 Wards in Maigatari Local Government Area

Jigawa Maigatari Balarabe 1
Jigawa Maigatari Dankumbo 2
Jigawa Maigatari Fulata 3
Jigawa Maigatari Galadi 4
Jigawa Maigatari Jajeri 5
Jigawa Maigatari Kukayasku 6
Jigawa Maigatari Madana 7
Jigawa Maigatari Maigatari Arewa 8
Jigawa Maigatari Maigatari Kudu 9
Jigawa Maigatari Matoya 10
Jigawa Maigatari Turbus 11

21. Malam Madori Local Government Area

History of Malam Madori Local Government Area

Malam Madori is both a town and a Local Government Area in Jigawa state. It is a booming commercial Local Government Area and is inhabited by the Kanuri people. Malam Madori Local Government Area has a landmass of 766km² and also had a population of 164,791 in 2006.

Location of Malam Madori Local Government Area

Malam Madori is located in northeastern Jigawa state, It is bordered by Binriwa, Kiri kasamma, Hedejia and Kaugama Local Government Areas

Wards in Malam Madori Local Government Area

Jigawa Malam Madori Arki 1
Jigawa Malam Madori Dunari 2
Jigawa Malam Madori Fateka Akurya 3
Jigawa Malam Madori Garin Gabas 4
Jigawa Malam Madori Maira Kumi-Bara Musa 5
Jigawa Malam Madori Maka Ddari 6
Jigawa Malam Madori Malam Madori 7
Jigawa Malam Madori Shaiya 8
Jigawa Malam Madori Tagwaro 9
Jigawa Malam Madori Tashena 10
Jigawa Malam Madori Tonikutara 11

22. Miga Local Government Area

History off Miga Local Government Area

Miga Local Government Area in Jigawa state has its administrative headquarters in Miga town. As compared to other Local Government Areas in Jigawa state, Miga is relatively small. It has a landmass of 586km² and a population of 128,424 in the 2006 census.

Location of Miga Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is located close to the middle of Jigawa state. It is bordered by Jahun in the south, in the west, Kuagama in the north and Auyo in the east.

Wards in Miga Local Government Area

Jigawa Miga Dangyatin 1
Jigawa Miga Hantsu 3
Jigawa Miga Harbo 2
Jigawa Miga Koya 4
Jigawa Miga Miga 5
Jigawa Miga Sabon Gari Takanebu 6
Jigawa Miga Sansani 7
Jigawa Miga Tsakuwawa 8
Jigawa Miga Yanduna 9
Jigawa Miga Zareku 10

23. Ringim Local Government Area

History of Ringim Local Government Area

Ringim is both a town, Emirate and Local Government Area in Jigawa state. It is an LGA that is blessed with very fertile ground for both wet and dry season farming. Gingim Local Government Area has an area of 1,057km² and also had a population of 192,024 in 2006.

Location of Ringim Local Government Area

Ringim Local Government Area is located in the western part of Jigawa state. It is bounded by Garki in the north, Dutse in the south, and Taura and Jahun in the east.

Wards in Ringim Local Government Area

Jigawa Ringim Chai-Chai 1
Jigawa Ringim Dabi 2
Jigawa Ringim Kafin Babushe 3
Jigawa Ringim Karshi 4
Jigawa Ringim Kyarama 5
Jigawa Ringim Ringim 6
Jigawa Ringim Sankara 7
Jigawa Ringim Sintilmawa 8
Jigawa Ringim Tofa 9
Jigawa Ringim Yandutse 10

24. Roni Local Government Area

History of Roni Local Government Area

Roni Local Government Area in Jigawa state has its administrative headquarters in Roni town. With an area of 322km², Roni Local Government Area is one of the smallest Local Government Areas in Jigawa state.

Location of Roni Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is located in northwest Jigawa state. It is bounded by Gwiwa and Kazaure Local Government Areas.

Wards in Roni Local Government Area

Jigawa Roni Amaryawa 1
Jigawa Roni Baragumi 2
Jigawa Roni Dansure 3
Jigawa Roni Fara 4
Jigawa Roni Gora 5
Jigawa Roni Kwaita 6
Jigawa Roni Roni 7
Jigawa Roni Sankau 8
Jigawa Roni Tunas 9
Jigawa Roni Yanzaki 10
Jigawa Roni Zugai 11

25. Sule-Tankarkar Local Government Area

History of Sule-Tankarkar Local Government Area

Sule-Tankarkar Local Government Area has its headquarters in Sule Tanarkar town. It shares boundary with neighboring Niger republic and has a landmass of 1,283km².

Location of Sule-Tankarkar Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is located in northern Jigawa state. It is bordered by Garki in the south, Babura in the west, Maigatari, Gumel and Gagarawa in the east.

Wards in Sule-Tankarkar Local Government Area

Jigawa Sule-Tankarkar Albasu 1
Jigawa Sule-Tankarkar Amanga 2
Jigawa Sule-Tankarkar Dangwanki 3
Jigawa Sule-Tankarkar Danladi 4
Jigawa Sule-Tankarkar Danzomo 5
Jigawa Sule-Tankarkar Jeke 6
Jigawa Sule-Tankarkar Shabaru 7
Jigawa Sule-Tankarkar Sule-Tankarkar 8
Jigawa Sule-Tankarkar Takatsaba 9
Jigawa Sule-Tankarkar Yandamo 10

26. Taura Local Government Area

History of Taura Local Government Area

Taura Local Government Area has its headquarters in Taura town. It has an area of 653km², thereby making it one of the smallest Local Government Areas in Jigawa state.

Location of Taura Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is located close to the middle of Jigawa state. It shares borders with Ringim, Jahun, Miga, Kuagama, Gagarawa and Garki Local Government Areas.

Wards in Taura Local Government Area

Jigawa Taura Ajaura 1
Jigawa Taura Chakwaikwaiwa 2
Jigawa Taura Chukuto 3
Jigawa Taura Gujungu 4
Jigawa Taura Kiri 5
Jigawa Taura Kwalam 6
Jigawa Taura Maje 7
Jigawa Taura Majiya 8
Jigawa Taura S/Garin Yaya 9
Jigawa Taura Taura 10

27. Yankwashi Local Government Area

History of Yankwashi Local Government Area

Yankwashi Local Government Area has its administrative headquarters in Karkarna town. It is the smallest Local Government Area in Jigawa state and has an area of 371km².

Location of Yankwashi Local Government Area

Yankwashi is located in northwestern Jigawa state. It is bordered by Kazaure and Gwiwa Local Government Areas

Wards in Yankari Local Government Area

Jigawa Yankwashi Achilafiya 1
Jigawa Yankwashi Belas 2
Jigawa Yankwashi Dawan-Gawo 3
Jigawa Yankwashi Gurjiya 5
Jigawa Yankwashi Gwarta 4
Jigawa Yankwashi Karkarna 6
Jigawa Yankwashi Kuda 7
Jigawa Yankwashi Ringim 8                                                                                                                                          Jigawa Yankwashi Yankwashi 9
Jigawa Yankwashi Zunbumba 10

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