Local Government Areas in Kano State

Kano state was created in 1967. It is the state in Nigeria with the highest number of Local Government Areas. Kano state covers a landmass of 20,131km² and has its capital in the city of Kano.

1. Ajingi Local Government Area

History of Ajingi Local Government Area

Ajingi is a local government area in Kano state that covers an area of 714km². It has its capital in Ajingi town and has 713 as its postal code.

Location of Ajingi Local Government Area

Ajingi Local Government Area is located in eastern Kano. It is bounded by Gabasawa in the north, Gaya in the south, Wudi and Warawa in the west.

Wards in Ajingi Local Government Area

Kano Ajingi Ajingi 1
Kano Ajingi Balare 2
Kano Ajingi Chula 3
Kano Ajingi Dabin Kanawa 4
Kano Ajingi Dundun 5
Kano Ajingi Gafasa 6
Kano Ajingi Gurduba 7
Kano Ajingi Kunkurawa 8
Kano Ajingi Toranke 9
Kano Ajingi Ungawar Bai 10

2. Albasu Local Government Area

History of Albasu Local Government Area

Albasu Local Government Area has its headquarters in Albasu town. It covers an area of 398km² and had a population of 190,153 in the 2006 census.

Location of Albasu Local Government Area

Albasu Local Government Area is bounded by Gaya Local Government Area in the north, Takai Local Government Area in the south, Garko Local Government Area in the west, Sumaila Local Government Area in the southwest, and Wudil Local Government Area in the northwest.

Chairman of Albasu Local Government Area:

Akilu Kassim

Wards in Albasu Local Government Area

Kano Albasu Albasu Central 1
Kano Albasu Bataiya 2
Kano Albasu Chamarana 3
Kano Albasu Daho 4
Kano Albasu Fanda 5
Kano Albasu Faragai 6
Kano Albasu Gagarame 7
Kano Albasu Hungu 8
Kano Albasu Saya-Saya 9
Kano Albasu Tsangaya 10

3. Bagwai Local Government Area

History of Bagwai Local Government Area

Bagwai Local Government Area in Kano state has its headquarters in Bagwai town and covers an area of 405km². This Local Government Area comprises of 10 wards and has 701 as its postal code.

Location of Bagwai Local Government Area

Bagwai Local Government Area is bordered by Tsanya Local Government Area, Shanong Local Government Area, Rimi Gado Local Government Area, Bichi Local Government Area, Tofa Local Government Area, and Dawakintopa Local Government Area.

Chairman of Bagwai Local Government Area:

Alhaji Ado Isyaku

Wards in Bagwai Local Government Area

Kano Bagwai Bagwai 1
Kano Bagwai Dangada 2
Kano Bagwai Gadanya 3
Kano Bagwai Gogori 4
Kano Bagwai Kiyawa 5
Kano Bagwai Kwajali 6
Kano Bagwai Rimin Dako 7
Kano Bagwai Romo 8
Kano Bagwai Sare-Sare 9
Kano Bagwai Wuro Bagga 10

4. Bebeji Local Government Area

History of Bebeji Local Government Area

Bebeji is an LGA in Kano state which was created in 1990 and has its administrative headquarters in Bebeji town. This Local Government Area is close to the Baguda dam and gets its supply of water from this dam. Bebeji Local Government Area covers an area of 717km² and has 711 as its postal code.

Location of Bebeji Local Government Area

Bebeji Local Government Area is located in the southwestern axis of Kano state.

Chairman of Bebeji Local Government Area:

Dankaka Hussaini

Wards in Bebeji Local Government Area

Kano Bebeji Anadariya 1
Kano Bebeji Baguda 2
Kano Bebeji Bebeji 3
Kano Bebeji Damau 4
Kano Bebeji Durmawa 5
Kano Bebeji Gargai 6
Kano Bebeji Gwarmai 7
Kano Bebeji Kofa 8
Kano Bebeji Kuki 9
Kano Bebeji Rahama 10
Kano Bebeji Ranka 11
Kano Bebeji Rantan 12
Kano Bebeji Tariwa 13
Kano Bebeji Wak 14

5. Bichi Local Government Area

History of Bichi Local Government Area

Bichi Local Government Area in Kano state has its headquarters in Bichi town. According to the 2006 census, this Local Government Area has a population of 277,099. Also, it has a landmass of 612km².

Location of Bichi Local Government Area

Bichi Local Government Area is bordered by Kunchi Local Government Area in the north, Dawakintofa Local Government Area in the south, Tsanyawa Local Government Area in the west and Makoda Local Government Area in the east.

Chairman of Bichi Local Government Area:

Murtala Ibrahim

Wards in Bichi Local Government Area

Kano Bichi Badume 1
Kano Bichi Bichi 2
Kano Bichi Danzabuwa 3
Kano Bichi Fagolo 4
Kano Bichi Kaukau 5
Kano Bichi Kwamarawa 6
Kano Bichi Kyalli 7
Kano Bichi Muntsira 8
Kano Bichi Saye 9
Kano Bichi Waire 10
Kano Bichi Yallami 11

6. Bunkure Local Government Area

History of Bunkure Local Government Area

Bunkure is an LGA in Kano state. It has its headquarters in Bunkure own and covers an area of 487km².

Location of Bunkure Local Government Area

Bunkure Local Government Area is located close to the middle of Kano state.

Chairman of Bunkure Local Government Area:

Alhaji Sumaila Shehu Gurjiya

Wards in Bunkure Local Government Area

Kano Bunkure Barkum 1
Kano Bunkure Bono 3
Kano Bunkure Bunkure 2
Kano Bunkure Chirin 4
Kano Bunkure Gafan 5
Kano Bunkure Gurjiya 6
Kano Bunkure Gwamma 7
Kano Bunkure Kulluwa 8
Kano Bunkure Kumurya 9
Kano Bunkure Sanda 10

7. Dala Local Government Area

History of Dala Local Government Area

Dala Local Government Area was created in 1989 and is very densely populated. It has its headquarters in Gwammaja and is a very small Local Government Area. Dala Local Government Area has a landmass of 19km² and had a population of 418,777 in 2006. It is occupied by the Hausa people and has 700 as its postal code.

Location of Dala Local Government Area

Dala LGA is located in the middle of Kano state.

Wards in Dala Local Government Area

Kano Dala Adakawa 1
Kano Dala Bakin Ruwa 2
Kano Dala Dala 3
Kano Dala Dogon Nama 4
Kano Dala Gobirawa 5
Kano Dala Gwammaja 6
Kano Dala Kabuwaya 7
Kano Dala Kantudu 8
Kano Dala Kofar Mazugal 9
Kano Dala Kofar Ruwa 10
Kano Dala Madigawa 11
Kano Dala Yalwa 12

8. Danbata Local Government Area

History of Danbata Local Government Area

Danbata Local Government Area in Kano state has its headquarters in Danbata town. It is a fairly large Local Government Area and is occupied by Hausas. Danbata Local Government Area covers an area of 732km² and had a population of 207,968 in 2006.

Location of Danbata Local Government Area

This Local Government Area occupies the northeastern axis of Kano state. It is bounded by Minjibir, and Makoda Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Danbata Local Government Area:

Muhammad Abdullahi Kore

Wards in Danbata Local Government Area

Kano Danbata Ajumawa 1
Kano Danbata Danbatta East 2
Kano Danbata Danbatta West 3
Kano Danbata Fagwalawa 4
Kano Danbata Goron Maje 5
Kano Danbata Gwanda 6
Kano Danbata Gwarabjawa 7
Kano Danbata Kore 8
Kano Danbata Saidawa 9
Kano Danbata Sansan 10

9. Dawaki Kudu Local Government Area

History of Dawaki Kudu Local Government Area

Dawaki Kudu is an LGA in Kano state. It covers an area of 384km² and houses one of the oldest dyeing pits in Kano state. This Local Government Area is host to the Dawakin Kudu Science College and has 713 as its postal code.

Location of Dawaki Kudu Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is located close to the middle of Kano state.

Wards in Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area

Kano Dawaki Kudu Dabar Kwari 1
Kano Dawaki Kudu Danbagiwa 2
Kano Dawaki Kudu Dawaki 3
Kano Dawaki Kudu Dawakiji 4
Kano Dawaki Kudu Dosan 5
Kano Dawaki Kudu Gano 6
Kano Dawaki Kudu Gurjiya 7
Kano Dawaki Kudu Jido 8
Kano Dawaki Kudu Tamburawa 9
Kano Dawaki Kudu Tsakuwa 10
Kano Dawaki Kudu Unguwar Duniya 11
Kano Dawaki Kudu Yanbarau 12
Kano Dawaki Kudu Yankatsari 13
Kano Dawaki Kudu Yargaya 14
Kano Dawaki Kudu Zogarawa 15

11. Dawaki Tofa Local Government Area

History of Dawaki Tofa Local Government Area

Dawaki Tofa is an LGA in Kano state. It has its administrative headquarters in Dawaki Tofa town and it covers an area of 479km². This averagely sized Local Government Area had a population of 247,875 in 2006.

Location of Dawaki Tofa Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is bordered by Minjibir, Ungongo, Tofa, Bichi, and Bagwai Local Government Areas.

Wards in Dawaki Tofa Local Government Area

KANO DAWAKI TOFA DAN GUGUWA 4
KANO DAWAKI TOFA DAWAKI EAST 1
KANO DAWAKI TOFA DAWAKI WEST 2
KANO DAWAKI TOFA DAWANAU 3
KANO DAWAKI TOFA GANDUJE 5
KANO DAWAKI TOFA GARGARI 6
KANO DAWAKI TOFA JALLI 7
KANO DAWAKI TOFA KWA 8
KANO DAWAKI TOFA MARKE 9
KANO DAWAKI TOFA TATTARAWA 10
KANO DAWAKI TOFA TUMFAFI 11

12. Doguwa Local Government Area

 History of Doguwa Local Government Area

Doguwa is a large Local Government Area in Kano state. It covers an area of 1,473km² and has its headquarters in Riruwai. Doguwa is occupied by Hausas and has a population of 151,181 in 2006.

Location of Doguwa Local Government Area

Doguwa Local Government Area occupies the Southern axis of Kano state. It shares borders with Tudun Wada Local Government Area.

Chairman of Doguwa Local Government Area:

Aliyu Audu

Wards in Doguwa Local Government Area

Kano Doguwa Dariya 1
Kano Doguwa Dogon Kawo 2
Kano Doguwa Duguwa 3
Kano Doguwa Falgore 4
Kano Doguwa Maraku 5
Kano Doguwa Ragada 6
Kano Doguwa Ririwai 7
Kano Doguwa Tagwaye 8
Kano Doguwa Unguwar Natsohuwa 9
Kano Doguwa Zainabi 10

13. Fagge Local Government Area

History of Fagge Local Government Area

Fagge Local Government Area in Kano state was created in 1994 and has its headquarters in Waje surburb. With an area of 21km², Fagge Local Government Area is one of the smallest Local Government Areas in Kano state.

Location of Fagge Local Government Area

Fagge Local Government Area is occupies a very small section of the middle of Kano state. It is bordered by Nasarawa LGA.

Wards in Fagge Local Government Area

Kano Fagge Fagge A 1
Kano Fagge Fagge B 2
Kano Fagge Fagge C 3
Kano Fagge Fagge D 4
Kano Fagge Fagge E 5
Kano Fagge Kwachiri 6
Kano Fagge Rijiyar Lemo 7
Kano Fagge Sabongari East 8
Kano Fagge Sabongari West 9
Kano Fagge Yammata 10

14. Gabasawa Local Government Area

History of Gabasawa Local Government Area

Gabasawa Local Government Area in Kano state is a fairly large Local Government Area. It cover an area of 605km² and has its administrative headquarters in Zakirai. Gabasawa Local Government Area had a population of 211,055 in the 2006 census and is dominated by the Hausas.

Location of Gabasawa Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is located in the northeastern axis of Kano state. It is bounded by Ajingi, Gezawa, and Minjibir Local Government Areas.

Wards in Gabasawa Local Government Area

Kano Gabasawa Gabasawa 1
Kano Gabasawa Garun Danga 2
Kano Gabasawa Joda 3
Kano Gabasawa Karmaki 4
Kano Gabasawa Mekiya 5
Kano Gabasawa Tarauni 6
Kano Gabasawa Yantar Arewwa 7
Kano Gabasawa Yautar Kudu 8
Kano Gabasawa Yumbu 9
Kano Gabasawa Zakirai 10                                                                                                                                                  Kano Gabasawa Zugachi 11

15. Garko Local Government Area

History of Garko Local Government Area

Garko Local Government Area has its headquarters in Garko town. It is occupied by the Hausas and has an area of 450km². This Local Government Area had a population of 162,500 in 2006.

Location of Garko Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is bounded by Bunkure, Kibiya, Tudun Wada, Sumaila, and Almasu Local Government Areas.

Wards in Garko Local Government Area

Kano Garko Dal 1
Kano Garko Garin Ali 2
Kano Garko Garko 3
Kano Garko Gurjiya 4
Kano Garko Kafin Malamai 5
Kano Garko Katumari 6
Kano Garko Kwas 7
Kano Garko Raba 8
Kano Garko Sarina 9
Kano Garko Zakarawa 10

16. Garun Malam Local Government Area

History of Garun Malam Local Government Area

Garun Malam Local Government Area in Kano state has its headquarters in Garun Malam town. This Local Government Area has an area of 214km² and had a population of 1166,494 in the 2006 census.

Location of Garun Malam Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is bounded by Bunkure, Bebeji, Rano, Madoni and Kura Local Government Areas.

Wards in Garun Malam Local Government Area

Kano Garun Malam Chiromawa 1
Kano Garun Malam Dorawar-Sallau 2
Kano Garun Malam Fankurun 3
Kano Garun Malam Garun Babba 4
Kano Garun Malam Garun Malam 5
Kano Garun Malam Jobawa 6
Kano Garun Malam Kadawa 7
Kano Garun Malam Makwaro 8
Kano Garun Malam Yad Akwari 9
Kano Garun Malam Yalwan Yadakwari 10

17. Gaya Local Government Area

History of Gaya Local Government Area

Gaya Local Government Area is an LGA in Kano state which covers a fairly large area of 613km². This Local Government Area has its headquarters in Gaya town and has an elevation of 415m.

Location of Gaya Local Government Area

Gaya Local Government Area is bordered by Ajingi, Albasu, and Wudil Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Gaya Local Government Area:

Lawan Yusuf Saleh Gaya

Wards in Gaya Local Government Area

Kano Gaya Balan 1
Kano Gaya Gamarya 4
Kano Gaya Gamoji 5
Kano Gaya Gaya Arewa 2
Kano Gaya Gaya Kudu 3
Kano Gaya Kademi 6
Kano Gaya Kazurawa 7
Kano Gaya Maimakawa 8
Kano Gaya Shagogo 9
Kano Gaya Wudilawa 10

18. Gezawa Local Government Area

History of Gezawa Local Government Area

Gezawa Local Government Area covers an area of 340km² and had a population of 282,069 in 2006. This Local Government Area has its headquarters in Gezawa town and has 702 as its postal code.

Location of Gezawa Local Government Area

Gezawa Local Government Area is bounded by Minjibir, Gabasawa, and Warawa Local Government Areas.

Wards in Gezawa Local Government Area

Kano Gezawa Babawa 1
Kano Gezawa Gawo 2
Kano Gezawa Gezawa 3
Kano Gezawa Jogana 4
Kano Gezawa Ketawa 5
Kano Gezawa Mesar-Tudu 6
Kano Gezawa Sararin-Gezawa 7
Kano Gezawa Tsamiya-Babba 8
Kano Gezawa Tumbau 9
Kano Gezawa Wangara 10
Kano Gezawa Zango 11

19. Gwale Local Government Area

History of Gwale Local Government Area

With an area of 18km² and a population of 362,059 in the 2006 census, Gwale Local Government Area is one of the smallest as well as one of the most densely populated Local Government Areas in Kano state. It has its headquarters in Gwale suburb and has 700 as its postal code.

Location of Gwale Local Government Area

Gwale LGA is located close to the middle of Kano state. It is bordered by Kumbotso Local Government Area.

Chairman of Gwale Local Government Area:

Alhaji Abdulahhi Zubairu

Wards in Gwale Local Government Area

KANO GWALE DANDAGO 1
KANO GWALE DISO 2
KANO GWALE DORAYI 3
KANO GWALE GALADANCHI 4
KANO GWALE GORON DUTSE 5
KANO GWALE GWALE 6
KANO GWALE GYARANYA 7
KANO GWALE KABUGA 8
KANO GWALE MANDAWARI 9
KANO GWALE SANI MAI MAGGE 10

20. Gwarzo Local Government Area

History of Gwarzo Local Government Area

Gwarzo Local Government Area in Kano state has its administrative headquarters in Gwarzo town. It occupies an area of 393km² and had a population of 183,987 in 2006.

Location of Gwarzo Local Government Area

This Local Government Area occupies the western axis of Kano state. It is bounded by Karaye, Kabo, and Shanono Local Government Areas.

Wards in Gwarzo Local Government Area

Kano Gwarzo Getso 1
Kano Gwarzo Gwarzo 2
Kano Gwarzo Jama’ A 3
Kano Gwarzo Kara 4
Kano Gwarzo Kutama 5
Kano Gwarzo Lakwaya 6
Kano Gwarzo Madadi 7
Kano Gwarzo Mainika 8
Kano Gwarzo Sabon Birni 9
Kano Gwarzo Unguwar Tudu 10

22. Kabo Local Government Area

History of Kabo Local Government Area

Kabo Local Government Area is a fairly large LGA in Kano state. It has a landmass of 341km² and has its headquarters in Kabo town. According to the 2006 census, Kabo Local Government Area has a population of 153,828.

Location of Kabo Local Government Area

Kabo Local Government Area is located in the western axis of Kano state. It is bordered by seven Local Government Areas.

Wards in Kabo Local Government Area

Kano Kabo Dugabau 1
Kano Kabo Durun 2
Kano Kabo Gammo 3
Kano Kabo Garo 4
Kano Kabo Godiya 5
Kano Kabo Gude 6
Kano Kabo Hauwade 7
Kano Kabo Kabo 8
Kano Kabo Kanwa 9
Kano Kabo Masanawa 10

23. Kano Municipal Local Government Area

History of Kano Municipal Local Government Area

With an area of 17km² and a population of 365,525 in 2006, Kano Municipal Local Government Area is one of the smallest as well as densely populated Local Government Areas in Kano state. It has its administrative headquarters in Kofar Kudu and is majorly occupied by the Hausas.

Location of Kano Local Government Area

This LGA occupies a small portion of the middle of Kano state.

Wards in Kano Municipal Local Government Area

Kano Kano Municipal Chedi 1
Kano Kano Municipal Dan’agundi 2
Kano Kano Municipal Gandun Albasa 3
Kano Kano Municipal Jakara 4
Kano Kano Municipal Kankarofi 5
Kano Kano Municipal Shahuchi 6
Kano Kano Municipal Sharada 7
Kano Kano Municipal Sheshe 8
Kano Kano Municipal Tudun Nufawa 9
Kano Kano Municipal Tudun Wazirchi 10
Kano Kano Municipal Yakasai 11
Kano Kano Municipal Zaitawa 12
Kano Kano Municipal Zango 13

25. Karaye Local Government Area

History of Karaye Local Government Area

Karaye Local Government Area in Kano state has a landmass of 479km². It has its headquarters in Karaye town and is the host Local Government Area of the NYSC orientation camp.

Location of Karaye Local Government Area

Karaye Local Government Area is located in the western axis of Kano state. It is bounded by Kaso Local Government Area, Gwarzo Local Government Area, Rogo Local Government Area and Kiru Local Government Area.

Chairman of Karaye Local Government Area:

Ibrahim Ahmed

Wards in Karaye Local Government Area

Kano Karaye Daura 1
Kano Karaye Kafin Dafga 2
Kano Karaye Karaye 3
Kano Karaye Kurugu 4
Kano Karaye Kwanyawa 5
Kano Karaye Tudun Kaya 6
Kano Karaye Turawa 7
Kano Karaye Unguwar Hajji 8
Kano Karaye Yammedi 9
Kano Karaye Yola 10

26. Kibiya Local Government Area

History of Kibiya Local Government Area

Kibiya Local Government Area covers an area of 404km². It is one of the 44 Local Government Areas in Kano state and has its headquarters in Kibiya town.

Location of Kibiya Local Government Area

Kibiya Local Government Area is bounded by Bunkure in the north, Tdun Wada in the south, Garko in the east, and Rano Local Government Areas in the west.

Chairman of Kibiya Local Government Area:

Mohammed Abdullahi

Wards in Kibiya Local Government Area

Kano Kibiya Durba 1
Kano Kibiya Fammar 2
Kano Kibiya Fassi 3
Kano Kibiya Kadigawa 4
Kano Kibiya Kahu 5                                                                                                                                                            Kano Kibiya Kibiya I 6
Kano Kibiya Kibiya Ii 7
Kano Kibiya Nariya 8
Kano Kibiya Tarai 9
Kano Kibiya Unguwar Gai 10

27. Kiru Local Government Area

History of Kiru Local Government Area

Kiru Local Government Area has its headquarters in Kiru town. With a landmass of 927km², Kiru Local Government Area is one of the biggest in Kano state.

Location of Kiru Local Government Area

Kiru Local Government Area is located in southwest Kano state. It is bordered by Karaye, Rogo, Bebeji and Madori Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Kiru Local Government Area:

Aliyu Shehu

Wards in Kiru Local Government Area

Kano Kiru Ba’awa 1
Kano Kiru Badafi 2
Kano Kiru Bargoni 3
Kano Kiru Bauda 4
Kano Kiru Dangora 5
Kano Kiru Dansohiya 6
Kano Kiru Dashi 7
Kano Kiru Galadimawa 8
Kano Kiru Kiru 9
Kano Kiru Kogo 10
Kano Kiru Maraku 11
Kano Kiru Tsaudawa 12
Kano Kiru Yako 13
Kano Kiru Yalwa 14
Kano Kiru Zuwo 15

28. Kumbotso Local Government Area

History of Kumbotso Local Government Area

Kumbotso is an LGA in Kano state. It has a land mass of 158km² and has its headquarters in Kumbotso town. Kumbotso Local Government Area had a population of 295,979 in the 2006 census.

Location of Kumbotso Local Government Area

This LGA is bordered by Madobi, Tofa, and Wurawa LGAs.

Chairman of Kumbotso Local Government Area:

Aminu Adamu

Wards in Kumbotso Local Government Area

Kano Kumbotso Challawa 1
Kano Kumbotso Chiranchi 2
Kano Kumbotso Danbare 3
Kano Kumbotso Danmaliki 4
Kano Kumbotso Guringawa 5
Kano Kumbotso Kumbotso 6
Kano Kumbotso Kureken Sani 7
Kano Kumbotso Mariri 8
Kano Kumbotso Na’ibawa 9
Kano Kumbotso Panshekara 10
Kano Kumbotso Unguwar Rimi 11

29. Kunchi Local Government Area

History of Kunchi Local Government Area

Kunchi Local Government Area has its administrative headquarters in Kunchi town. It covers an area of 671km² and had a population of 111,018 in the 2006 census.

Location of Kunchi Local Government Area

Kunchi occupies a section of the northern axis of Kano state. Kit is bordered by Tsanyawa, Bichi, and Makoda Local Government Areas.

Wards in Kunchi Local Government Area

Kano Kunchi Bumai 1
Kano Kunchi Garin Sheme 2
Kano Kunchi Gwarmai 3
Kano Kunchi Kasuwar Kuka 4
Kano Kunchi Kunchi 5
Kano Kunchi Matan Fada 6
Kano Kunchi Ridawa 7
Kano Kunchi Shamakawa 8
Kano Kunchi Shuwaki 9
Kano Kunchi Yandadi 10

30. Kura Local Government Area

History of Kura Local Government Area

Kura Local Government Area has its administrative capital in Kura town and is made up of several rice producing communities. It covers an area of 206km² and had a population of 144,601 in 2006.

Location of Kura Local Government Area

Kura is located at the middle of Kano state.

Chairman of Kura Local Government Area:

Basiru Abubakar

Wards in Kura Local Government Area

Kano Kura Dalili 1
Kano Kura Dan Hassan 2
Kano Kura Dukawa 3
Kano Kura Gundutse 4
Kano Kura Karfi 5
Kano Kura Kosawa 6
Kano Kura Kura 7
Kano Kura Kurunsumau 8
Kano Kura Rigar Duka 9
Kano Kura Tanawa 10

31. Madobi Local Government Area

History of Madobi Local Government Area

Madobi is an LGA in Kano state. It has its administrative headquarters in Madobi town and covers an area of 273km². Madobi Local Government Area is occupied by the Hausas and had a population of 136,623 in 2006.

Location of Madobi Local Government Area

Madobi Local Government Area occupies a small section of the middle of Kano state.

Wards in Madobi Local Government Area

Kano Madobi Burji 1
Kano Madobi Cinkoso 2
Kano Madobi Galinja 3
Kano Madobi Gora 4
Kano Madobi Kafin Agur 5
Kano Madobi Kanwa 6
Kano Madobi Kaura Mata 7
Kano Madobi Kubaraci 8
Kano Madobi Kwankwaso 9
Kano Madobi Madobi 10
Kano Madobi Rikadawa 11
Kano Madobi Yakun 12

32. Makoda Local Government Area

History of Makoda Local Government Area

Makoda Local Government Area is one of the few big Local Government Areas in Kano state. It has its headquarters in Koguna town and covers an area of 441km².

Location of Makoda Local Government Area

Makoda Local Government Area is located in the northern part of Kano. It is bounded by Dambata and Kunchi Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Makoda Local Government Area:

Haliru Abdullahi

Wards in Makoda Local Government Area

Kano Makoda Babbar Riga 1
Kano Makoda Durma 2
Kano Makoda Jibga 3
Kano Makoda Kadandani 4
Kano Makoda Koguna 5
Kano Makoda Koren Tatso 6
Kano Makoda Maitsidau 7
Kano Makoda Makoda 8
Kano Makoda Satame 9
Kano Makoda Tangaji 10
Kano Makoda Wailare 11

33. Minjibir Local Government Area

History of Minjibir Local Government Area

Minjibir Local Government Area is located about 20km from the town of Kano. It is an LGA with an area of 416km² and its capital in Minjibir town. Minjibir Local Government Area is dominated by the Hausas and had a population of 213,794 in the 2006 census.

Location of Minjibir Local Government Area

Minjibir Local Government Area is bounded by Dambata Local Government Area, Makoda Local Government Area, Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area, Gezawa Local Government Area, and Gabasawa Local Government Area.

Wards in Minjibir Local Government Area

Kano Minjibir Azore 1
Kano Minjibir Gandurwawa 2
Kano Minjibir Kantama 3
Kano Minjibir Kunya 4
Kano Minjibir Kuru 5
Kano Minjibir Kwarkiya 6
Kano Minjibir Minjibir 7
Kano Minjibir Sarbi 8
Kano Minjibir Tsakiya 9
Kano Minjibir Tsakuwa 10
Kano Minjibir Wasai 11

34. Nasarawa Local Government Area

History of Nasarawa Local Government Area

Nasarawa Local Government Area is an LGA within the city of Kano. It has its capita in Bompai and covers an area of 34km². This Local Government Area had a population of 596,669 in 2006, thereby making it one of the most densely populated Local Government Area in Kano state.

Location of Nasarawa Local Government Area

Nasarawa Local Government Area is located at the middle of Kano state.

Wards in Nasarawa Local Government Area

Kano Nasarawa Dakata 1
Kano Nasarawa Gama 2
Kano Nasarawa Gawuna 3
Kano Nasarawa Giginyu 5
Kano Nasarawa Gwagwarwa 4
Kano Nasarawa Hotoro North 6
Kano Nasarawa Hotoro South 7
Kano Nasarawa Kaura Goje 9
Kano Nasarawa Kawaji 8
Kano Nasarawa Tudun Murtala 10
Kano Nasarawa Tudun Wada 11

35. Rano Local Government Area

History of Rano Local Government Area

Rano Local Government Area is a relatively big Local Government Area with its headquarters in Rano town. It has a landmass of 520km² and had a population of 145,439 in 2006.

Location of Rano Local Government Area

Rano Local Government Area is bounded by Tudun Wada in the south, Kibiya in the east, Bebeji in the west, and Bunkure in the north.

Wards in Rano Local Government Area

Kano Rano Dawaki 1
Kano Rano Lausu 2
Kano Rano Madachi 3
Kano Rano Rano 4
Kano Rano Rurum Sabon-Gari 5
Kano Rano Rurum Tsohon-Gari 6
Kano Rano Saji 7
Kano Rano Yalwa 8
Kano Rano Zinyau 9
Kano Rano Zurgu 10

36. Rimin Local Government Area

History of Rimin Local Government Area

Rimin Local Government Area is an LGA with an area of 225km² and is 20km away from Kano city. It has its headquarters in Rimin Gado town and is dominated by the Hausas.

Location of Rimin Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is bounded by Bagwai, Kabo, Tofa and Madobi Local Government Areas.

Wards in Rimin Local Government Area

Kano Rimin Gado Butu-Butu 1
Kano Rimin Gado Dawaki Gulu 2
Kano Rimin Gado Doka Dawa 3
Kano Rimin Gado Dugurawa 4
Kano Rimin Gado Gulu 5
Kano Rimin Gado Jili 6
Kano Rimin Gado Karofin Yashi 7
Kano Rimin Gado Rimin Gado 8
Kano Rimin Gado Sakaratsa 9
Kano Rimin Gado Tamawa 10
Kano Rimin Gado Yalwan Danziyal 11
Kano Rimin Gado Zango Dan Abdu 12

37. Rogo Local Government Area

History of Rogo Local Government Area

With an area of 802km², Rogo Local Government Area is one of the largest LGAs in Kano state. It has its headquarters in Rogo town and had a population of 227,742 in 2006.

Location of Rogo Local Government Area

Rogo Local Government Area occupies a huge portion of southwest Kano state. It shares borders with Karaye and Kiru Local Government Areas.

Wards in Rogo Local Government Area

Kano Rogo Beli 1
Kano Rogo Falgore 2
Kano Rogo Fulatan 3
Kano Rogo Gwangwan 4
Kano Rogo Jajaye 5
Kano Rogo Rogo Ruma 6
Kano Rogo Rogo Sabon Gari 7
Kano Rogo Ruwan Bago 8
Kano Rogo Zarewa 9
Kano Rogo Zoza 10

38. Shanono Local Government Area

History of Shanono Local Government Area

Shanono is an LGA in Kano state. it has its administrative headquarters in Shanono town and covers an area of 697km². This Local Government Area had a population of 140,607 in 2006 and has 704 as its postal code.

Location of Shanono Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is located in northwest Kano state. It is bordered by Tsanyawa, Gwarzo, Kabo and Bagwai Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Shanono Local Government Area:

Malami Ibrahim Shanono

Wards in Shanono Local Government Area

Kano Shanono Alajawa 1
Kano Shanono Dutsen-Bakoshi 2
Kano Shanono Faruruwa 3
Kano Shanono Goron Dutse 4
Kano Shanono Kadamu 5
Kano Shanono Kokiya 6
Kano Shanono Leni 7
Kano Shanono Shakogi 8
Kano Shanono Shanono 9
Kano Shanono Tsaure 10

39. Sumaila Local Government Area

History of Sumaila Local Government Area

Sumaila is an old town as well as a Local Government Area in Kano state. It is an LGA that is rich in gold and was created in 1982. Sumaila Local Government Area covers an area of 18km² and is occupied by the Hausas.

Location of Sumaila Local Government Area

This Local Government Area occupies the southeast axis of Kano state.

Chairman of Sumaila Local Government Area:

Abdullahi Idris Rimi

Wards in Sumaila Local Government Area

Kano Sumaila Gala 1
Kano Sumaila Gani 2
Kano Sumaila Garfa 3
Kano Sumaila Gediya 4
Kano Sumaila Kanawa 5
Kano Sumaila Magami 6
Kano Sumaila Masu 7
Kano Sumaila Rimi 8
Kano Sumaila Rumo 9
Kano Sumaila Sitti 10
Kano Sumaila Sumaila 11

40. Takai Local Government Area

History of Takai Local Government Area

Takai is a fairly large Local Government Area in Kano state. It covers an area of 598km² and has its headquarters in Takai town. According to the 2006 census, Takai Local Government Area has a population of 202,743.

Location of Takai Local Government Area

Takai Local Government Area is located in the eastern axis of Kano state. It is bounded by Sumaila and Albasu Local Government Areas.

Wards in Takai Local Government Area

Kano Takai Bagwaro 1
Kano Takai Durbunde 2
Kano Takai Fajewa 3
Kano Takai Falali 4
Kano Takai Faruruwa 5
Kano Takai Kachako 6
Kano Takai Karfi 7
Kano Takai Kuka 8
Kano Takai Takai 9
Kano Takai Zuga 10

41. Tarauni Local Government Area

History of Tarauni Local Government Area

Tarauni Local Government Area in Kano state has its headquarters in Unguwa Uku. It is a small Local Government Area and covers an area of 28km². This Local Government Area comprises of 10 wards and had a population of 221, 367 in 2006.

Location of Tarauni Local Government Area

Tarauni is located close to the center of Kano state.

Chairman of Tarauni Local Government Area:

Mr. Muktar Yerima

Wards in Tarauni Local Government Area

Kano Tarauni Babban Giji 1
Kano Tarauni Darmanawa 2
Kano Tarauni Daurawa 3
Kano Tarauni Gyadi-Gyadi Arewa 4
Kano Tarauni Gyadi-Gyadi Kudu 5
Kano Tarauni Hotoro (Nnpc) 6
Kano Tarauni Kauyen Alu 7
Kano Tarauni Tarauni 8
Kano Tarauni Unguwa Uku 10
Kano Tarauni Unguwar Gano 9

42. Tofa Local Government Area

History of Tofa Local Government Area

Tofa Local Government Area in Kano state has its administrative headquarters in Tofa town. It covers an area of 202km² and is made up of

Location of Tofa Local Government Area

This Local Government Area shares borders with Bagwai, Rimin Gado, and Dawakin Tofa Local Government Areas.

Wards in Tofa Local Government Area

Kano Tofa Dindere 1
Kano Tofa Doka 2
Kano Tofa Gajida 3
Kano Tofa Ginsawa 4
Kano Tofa Janguza 6
Kano Tofa Jauben Kudu 5
Kano Tofa Kwami 7
Kano Tofa Lambu 8
Kano Tofa Langel 9
Kano Tofa Tofa 10
Kano Tofa Unguwar Rimi 11
Kano Tofa Wangara 12
Kano Tofa Yalwa Karama 13
Kano Tofa Yanoko 14
Kano Tofa Yarimawa 15

43. Tsanyawa Local Government Area

History of Tsanyawa Local Government Area

Tsanyawa Local Government Area in Kano state has its headquarters in Tsanya town. It covers an area of 492km² and is occupied by Hausas and Fulanis.

Location of Tsanyawa Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is bordered by Bagwai, Shandono, and Kunchi and Bichi Local Government Area.

Wards in Tsanyawa Local Government Area

Kano Tsanyawa Daddarawa 1
Kano Tsanyawa Dunbulun 2
Kano Tsanyawa Gozaki 3
Kano Tsanyawa Gurun 4
Kano Tsanyawa Kabagiwa 5
Kano Tsanyawa Tatsan 6
Kano Tsanyawa Tsanyawa 7
Kano Tsanyawa Yanganau 8
Kano Tsanyawa Yankamaye 9
Kano Tsanyawa Zarogi 10

44. Tudun Wada Local Government Area

History of Tudun Wada Local Government Area

Tudun Wada Local Government Area in Kano state occupies an area of 1,204km². It has its headquarters in Tudun Wada town and had a population of 141,288 in the 2006 census.

Location of Tudun Wada Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is located in the southern axis of Kano state. It shares borders with Boguwa and Sumaila Local Government Areas.

Wards in Tudun Wada Local Government Area

Kano Tudun Wada Baburi 1
Kano Tudun Wada Burumburum 2
Kano Tudun Wada Dalawa 3
Kano Tudun Wada Jandutse 4
Kano Tudun Wada Jita 5
Kano Tudun Wada Karefa 6                                                                                                                                                Kano Tudun Wada Nata’ala 7
Kano Tudun Wada Sabon Gari 8
Kano Tudun Wada Shuwaki 10
Kano Tudun Wada Tsohogari 9
Kano Tudun Wada Yaryasa 11

45. Ungogo Local Government Area

History of Ungogo Local Government Area

Ungogo LGA in Kano state covers an area of 204km². It has its headquarters in ungogo town and had a population of 369,657 in the 2006 census.

Location of Ungogo Local Government Area

Ungogo Local Government Area is bounded by Dawakin Tofa, Minjibir, and Gezewa Local Government Areas.

Wards in Ungogo Local Government Area

Kano Ungogo Bachirawa 1
Kano Ungogo Gayawa 2
Kano Ungogo Kadawa 3
Kano Ungogo Karo 4
Kano Ungogo Panisau 5
Kano Ungogo Rangaza 6
Kano Ungogo Rijiyar Zaki 7
Kano Ungogo Tudun Fulani 8
Kano Ungogo Ungogo 9
Kano Ungogo Yadakunya 10
Kano Ungogo Zango 11

46. Warawa Local Government Area

History of Warawa Local Government Area

Warawa is an LGA in Kano state. It has its administrative headquarters in Warawa town and occupies an area of 360km².

Location of Warawa Local Government Area

Warawa Local Government Area is bordered by Gezawa Local Government Area, Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area, and Ajingi Local Government Area

Wards in Warawa Local Government Area

Kano Warawa ‘Yan Dalla 14
Kano Warawa ‘Yangizo 15
Kano Warawa Amarawa 1
Kano Warawa Danlasan 2
Kano Warawa Garin Dau 3
Kano Warawa Gogel 4
Kano Warawa Imawa 5
Kano Warawa J/Galadima 8
Kano Warawa Jemagu 6
Kano Warawa Jigawa 7
Kano Warawa Katarkawa 9
Kano Warawa Madari Mata 10
Kano Warawa Tamburawar Gabas 11
Kano Warawa Tangar 12
Kano Warawa Warawa 13

47. Wudil Local Government Area

History of Wudil Local Government Area

Wudil Local Government Area in Kano state occupies an area of 362km² and had a population of 185,189 in 2006. It has its headquarters in Wudil town.

Location of Wudil Local Government Area

Wudil Local Government Area is bounded by, Garko, Albasu, and Bunkure Local Government Areas

Wards in Wudil Local Government Area

Kano Wudil Achika 1
Kano Wudil Dagumawa 2
Kano Wudil Dankaza 3
Kano Wudil Darki 4
Kano Wudil Indabo 5
Kano Wudil Kausani 6
Kano Wudil Lajawa 7
Kano Wudil Sabon Gari 8
Kano Wudil Utai 9
Kano Wudil Wudil 10

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