Local Government Areas in Katsina State

Katsina state was created in 1987. Prior to its creation, it was a part of Kaduna state. Katsina state is located in northwest Nigeria and covers an area of 24,192km².

Below are the 34 Local Government Areas in Katsina state.

1. Bakori Local Government Area

History of Bakori Local Government Area

Bakori Local Government Area in Katsina state was created in 1989 by General Lawrence Onoga. In addition to being an LGA, Bakori is an emirate in Katsina state. It covers an area of 679km² and had a population of 64,576 in 2006.

Location of Bakori Local Government Area

Bakori Local Government Area shares boundaries with Kankara in the east, Danja in south, Funtuna in the west and Malumfashi in the north.

Chairman of Bakori Local Government Area:

Suleiman Nalado

Wards in Bakori Local Government Area

Katsina Bakori Bakori A 1
Katsina Bakori Bakori B 2
Katsina Bakori Barde/Kwantakwaran 7
Katsina Bakori Dawan Musa 4
Katsina Bakori Guga 10
Katsina Bakori Jargaba 8
Katsina Bakori Kabomo 6
Katsina Bakori Kakumi 9
Katsina Bakori Kandarawa 11
Katsina Bakori Kurami/Yankwani 3
Katsina Bakori Tsiga 5

2. Batagarawa Local Government Area

History of Batagarawa Local Government Area

Batagarawa Local Government Area was created in 1991.It has its headquarters in Batagarawa town and covers an area of 433km². This Local Government Area is occupied by the Hausas and had a population of 184,575 in the 2006 census.

Location of Batagarawa Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is bordered by Kurfi, Rimi, Kaita, and Jibia Local Government Areas.

Wards in Batagawa Local Government Area

Katsina Batagarawa Ajiwa 4
Katsina Batagarawa Bakiyawa 8
Katsina Batagarawa Barawa 7
Katsina Batagarawa Batagarawa A 1
Katsina Batagarawa Batagarawa B 2
Katsina Batagarawa Dandagoro 3
Katsina Batagarawa Jino 6
Katsina Batagarawa Kayauki 9
Katsina Batagarawa Tsanni 5
Katsina Batagarawa Yargamji 10

3. Batsari Local Government Area

History of Batsari Local Government Area

Batsari is a large Local Government Area in Katsina state. It was created in 1989 and has its headquarters in Batsari town. This Local Government Area covers an area of 1,107km² and had a population of 208,978 in 2006.

Location of Batsari Local Government Area

Batsari Local Government Area is bordered by Safana, Kirfi and Jibia Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Batsari Local Government Area:

Lawal Musa

Wards in Batsari Local Government Area

Katsina Batsari Abadau/Kagara 4
Katsina Batsari Batsari 1
Katsina Batsari Dan. Alh/Yangaiya 7
Katsina Batsari Darini/Magaji/Abu 9
Katsina Batsari Kandawa 6
Katsina Batsari Karare 10
Katsina Batsari Madogara 11
Katsina Batsari Manawa 2
Katsina Batsari Ruma 8
Katsina Batsari Wagini 3
Katsina Batsari Yauyau/Mallamawa 5

4. Baure Local Government Area

History of Baure Local Government Area

Baure Local Government Area in Katsina state is bordered by Niger Republic. It has its headquarters in Baure town and covers an area of 707km².

Location of Baure Local Government Area

Baure is located in the northeastern axis of Katsina state. It shares borders with Zango Local Government Area.

Wards in Baure Local Government Area

Katsina Baure Agala 12
Katsina Baure Babban Mutum 2
Katsina Baure Baure 5
Katsina Baure Garki 8
Katsina Baure Hui 11
Katsina Baure Kagara/Faski 7
Katsina Baure Mai Bara 10
Katsina Baure Muduri 4
Katsina Baure Taramnawa/Bare 3
Katsina Baure Unguwar Rai 6
Katsina Baure Yanduna 9
Katsina Baure Yanmaulu 1

5. Bindawa Local Government Area

History of Bindawa Local Government Area

Bindawa Local Government Area was created in 1989. It has its administrative headquarters in Bindawa town and it covers an area of 398km². Bindawa Local Government Area is the LGA of origin of quite a number of prominent people in Katsina state. Among them are Hon. Abdullahi Umar, Alhaji Tuku Master Doro, Hon.Umar Ali, etc.

Location of Bindawa Local Government Area

Bindawa Local Government Area is bordered by Mani Local Government Area in the north, Rimi Local Government Area in the west and northwest, Charanchi Local Government Area in the west and southwest, Kankia Local Government Area in the south, and Ingawa Local Government Area in the east.

Chairman of Bindawa Local Government Area:

Rabe Ibrahim Doro

Wards in Bindawa Local Government Area

Katsina Bindawa Baure 8
Katsina Bindawa Bindawa 2
Katsina Bindawa Doro 7
Katsina Bindawa Faru/Dallaji 4
Katsina Bindawa Gaiwa 11
Katsina Bindawa Giremawa 10
Katsina Bindawa Jibawa/R,Bade 6
Katsina Bindawa Kamri 1
Katsina Bindawa Shibdawa 5
Katsina Bindawa Tama/Daye 3
Katsina Bindawa Yangora 9

6. Charanchi Local Government Area

History of Charanchi Local Government Area

Charanchi Local Government Area was created in 1996. Prior to its creation, it was a part of Rimi Local Government Area. This Local Government Area has its headquarters in Charanchi town and covers an area of 471km².

Location of Charanchi Local Government Area

Charanchi Local Government Area shares borders with Kurfi, Rimi, Dutsin, Kankia and Bindawa Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Charanchi Local Government Area:

Abdul Kussudu Haruna Logogo

Wards in Charanchi Local Government Area

Katsina Charanchi Banye 9
Katsina Charanchi Charanchi 1
Katsina Charanchi Doka 10
Katsina Charanchi Ganuwa 5
Katsina Charanchi Koda 7
Katsina Charanchi Kuraye 8
Katsina Charanchi Majen Wayya 4
Katsina Charanchi Radda 3
Katsina Charanchi Safana 2
Katsina Charanchi Tsakatsa 6

7. Dan Musa Local Government Area

History of Dan Musa Local Government Area

Dan Musa is an LGA in Katsina state which was created in 1996. It has its administrative headquarters in Dan Musa town and has a landmass of 792km².

Location of Dan Musa Local Government Area

Dan Musa occupies the western axis of Katsina state. It is bounded by Safana, Kankara, Mtazu Musara, and Dutsin Ma Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Dan Musa Local Government Area:

N.M Dan Musa

Wards in Dan Musa Local Government Area

Katsina Dan Musa Dan Ali 5
Katsina Dan Musa Dan Alkima 2
Katsina Dan Musa Dan Musa A 3
Katsina Dan Musa Dan Musa B 4
Katsina Dan Musa Dandire ‘B’ 9
Katsina Dan Musa Dandire A 8
Katsina Dan Musa Mai Dabino A 6
Katsina Dan Musa Mai Dabino B 7
Katsina Dan Musa Mara 1
Katsina Dan Musa Yan-Tumaki A 10
Katsina Dan Musa Yan-Tumaki B 11

8. Dandume Local Government Area

History of Dandume Local Government Area

Dandume Local Government Area was established in 1996. It covers an area of 422km² and has its headquarters in Dandume town. According to the 2006 census, Dandume Local Government Area has a population of 145,739.

Location of Dandume Local Government Area

Dandume Local Government Area is bounded by Fashari, Sabuwa, and Funtua Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Dandume Local Government Area:

Hon Ya’u Ahmed

Wards in Dandume Local Government Area

Katsina Dandume Dandume A 4
Katsina Dandume Dandume B 5
Katsina Dandume Dantankari 8
Katsina Dandume Magaji Wando A 10
Katsina Dandume Magaji Wando B 11
Katsina Dandume Mahuta A 1
Katsina Dandume Mahuta B 2
Katsina Dandume Mahuta C 3
Katsina Dandume Nasarawa 9
Katsina Dandume Tumburkai A 6
Katsina Dandume Tumburkai B 7

9. Danja Local Government Area

History of Danja Local Government Area

Danja Local Government Area in Katsina sate was created out of Bakori Local Government Area in 1991. It has its administrative headquarters in Danja town and is occupied by farmers and hunters. Danja Local Government Area has a landmass of 501km² and has the Hausa and Fulani tribes as its dominant tribes.

Location of Danja Local Government Area

Danja Local Government Area is bounded by Funtua, Bakori, and Kafur Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Danja Local Government Area:

Aliyu Bello Abubarka

Wards in Danja Local Government Area

Katsina Danja Dabai 6
Katsina Danja Danja A 3
Katsina Danja Danja B 4
Katsina Danja Jiba 1
Katsina Danja Kahutu A 9
Katsina Danja Kahutu B 10
Katsina Danja Tandama 2
Katsina Danja Tsangamawa 5
Katsina Danja Yakaji A 7
Katsina Danja Yakaji B 8

10. Daura Local Government Area

History of Daura Local Government Area

Daura is the spiritual home of the Hausas, a Local Government Area in Katsina state and the LGA of Origin of President Mohammadu Buhari. It has its headquarters in Daura town and is occupied by the Fulanis and Hausas.

Location of Daura Local Government Area

Daura is located in the northeastern axis of Katsina state. It is bounded by Mai’adua, Sandamu, and Dutsi Local Government Areas.

Wards in Daura Local Government Area

Katsina Daura Kusugu 5
Katsina Daura Madobi A 10
Katsina Daura Madobi B 11
Katsina Daura Mazoji A 6
Katsina Daura Mazoji B 7
Katsina Daura Sabon Gari 9
Katsina Daura Sarkin Yara A 1
Katsina Daura Sarkin Yara B 2
Katsina Daura Tudun Wada 8
Katsina Daura Ubandawaki A 3
Katsina Daura Unbadawaki B 4

11. Dutsi Local Government Area

History of Dutsi Local Government Area

Dutsi is an LGA in Katsina state which was created in 1996. It has its administrative headquarters in Dutsi town and had a population of 120,023 in the 2006 census. Dutsi Local Government Area covers an area of 283km² and is occupied by Hausas and Fulanis.

Location of Dutsi Local Government Area

Dutsi Local Government Area shares borders with Mani, Ingawa, Machi and Daura Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Dutsi Local Government Area

Tasiu Suleiman

Wards in Dutsi Local Government Area

Katsina Dutsi Dan Aunai 1
Katsina Dutsi Dutsi A 4
Katsina Dutsi Dutsi B 5
Katsina Dutsi Kayawa 10
Katsina Dutsi Ruwankaya A 2
Katsina Dutsi Ruwankaya B 3
Katsina Dutsi Sirika A 8
Katsina Dutsi Sirika B 9
Katsina Dutsi Yamel A 6
Katsina Dutsi Yamel B 7

12. Dutsi Ma Local Government Area

History of Dutsi Ma Local Government Area

Dutsi Ma Local Government Area was established in 1976. It is an LGA in Katsina state and has its headquarters in Dutsi Ma tow. This Local Government Area has a landmass of 527km² and an elevation of 605m.

Location of Dutsi Ma Local Government Area

This Local Government Area shares boundaries with Kurfi in the north, Safana in the west, Dan Musa in the south, Charanchi and Kankia in the east, and Matazu in the southeast.

Chairman of Dutsi Ma Local Government Area:

Alhaji Lawal Bature

Wards in Dutsi Ma Local Government Area

Katsina Dutsin-Ma Bagagadi 9
Katsina Dutsin-Ma Dabawa 11
Katsina Dutsin-Ma Dutsin-Ma A 1
Katsina Dutsin-Ma Dutsin-Ma B 2
Katsina Dutsin-Ma Karofi A 4
Katsina Dutsin-Ma Karofi B 5
Katsina Dutsin-Ma Kuki A 6
Katsina Dutsin-Ma Kuki B 7
Katsina Dutsin-Ma Kutawa 8
Katsina Dutsin-Ma Makera 10
Katsina Dutsin-Ma Shema 3

13. Faskari Local Government Area

History of Faskari Local Government Area

Faskari is both a town as well as a large Local Government Area in Katsina state. It was created in 1989 and has its headquarters in Faskari town. This Local Government Area is made up of two districts and covers an area of 1,750km².

Location of Faskari Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is located in southwest Katsina state.

Chairman of Faskari Local Government Area:

Alhaji Isiyaku Ahmad

Wards in Faskari Local Government Area

Katsina Faskari Daudawa 4
Katsina Faskari Faskari 8
Katsina Faskari Maigora 10
Katsina Faskari Mairuwa 3
Katsina Faskari Ruwan Godiya 6
Katsina Faskari Sabonlayi/Galadima 9
Katsina Faskari Sheme 2
Katsina Faskari Tafoki 5
Katsina Faskari Yankara 1
Katsina Faskari Yarmalamai 7

14. Funtua Local Government Area

History of Funtua Local Government Area

Funtua Local Government Area in Katsina state is occupied by the Hausas and the Fulanis. It has its headquarters in Funtua town and cover an area of 448km².

Location of Funtua Local Government Area

Funtua is located in the souther part of Katsina state. It is bordered by Faskari, Dandume, Bakori and Danja Local Government Areas.

Wards in Funtua Local Government Area

Katsina Funtua Dandutse 1
Katsina Funtua Dukke 6
Katsina Funtua Goya 8
Katsina Funtua Mai Gamji 9
Katsina Funtua Makera 7
Katsina Funtua Maska 10
Katsina Funtua Sabon Gari 2
Katsina Funtua Tudun Iya 11
Katsina Funtua Ung Ibrahim 4
Katsina Funtua Unguwar Musa 5
Katsina Funtua Unguwar Rabiu 3

15. Ingawa Local Government Area

History of Ingawa Local Government Area

Ingawa Local Government Area is an LGA in Katsina state. It was created in 1989 and has its headquarters in Ingawa town. Ingawa Local Government Area covers an area of 892km².

Location of Ingawa Local Government Area

Ingawa Local Government Area share borders with Dutsi, Mani, Bindawa and Kusada Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Ingawa Local Government Area:

Alhaji Usaini Dambo

Wards in Ingawa Local Government Area

Katsina Ingawa Agayawa 4
Katsina Ingawa Bareruwa/Ruruma 9
Katsina Ingawa Bidore/Yaya 8
Katsina Ingawa Dara 11
Katsina Ingawa Daunaka/B.Kwari 10
Katsina Ingawa Dugul 1
Katsina Ingawa Ingawa 3
Katsina Ingawa Jobe/Kandawa 5
Katsina Ingawa Kurfeji/Yankaura 6
Katsina Ingawa Manomawa/Kafi 7
Katsina Ingawa Yandoma 2

16. Jibia Local Government Area

History of Jibia Local Government Area

Jibia is an LGA in Katsina state which shares borders with Niger Republic. It has its administrative headquarters in Jibia town and covers an area of 1,037km².

Location of Jibia Local Government Area

Thsi Local Government Area shares borders with Katsina, Kaita, Batagarawa, Zurmi and Batsari Local Government Areas.

Wards in Jibia Local Government Area

Katsina Jibia Bugaje 8
Katsina Jibia Farfaru 1
Katsina Jibia Faru 7
Katsina Jibia G/Baure/Mallamawa 6
Katsina Jibia Gangara 9
Katsina Jibia Jibia A 3
Katsina Jibia Jibia B 4
Katsina Jibia Kusa 11
Katsina Jibia Mazanya/Magama 5
Katsina Jibia Riko 10
Katsina Jibia Yangaiya 2

17. Kafur Local Government Area

History of Kafur Local Government Area

Kafur is a large Local Government Area in Katsina state. It has its administrative headquarters in Kafur town and covers an area of 1,106km². Kafur Local Government Area had a population of 202,884 in the 2006 census.

Location of Kafur Local Government Area

Kafur occupies a section of the southeastern axis of Katsina state.

Chairman of Kafur Local Government Area:

Hamza Umar

Wards in Kafur Local Government Area

Katsina Kafur Dantutture 8
Katsina Kafur Dutsin Kura/Kanya 2
Katsina Kafur Gamzago 10
Katsina Kafur Gozaki 7
Katsina Kafur Kafur 3
Katsina Kafur Mahuta 9
Katsina Kafur Masari 4
Katsina Kafur Sabuwar Kasa 6
Katsina Kafur Yari Bori 5
Katsina Kafur Yartalata/Rigoji 1

18. Kaita Local Government Area

History of Kaita Local Government Area

Kaita Local Government Area is one of the few Local Government Areas in Katsina state that share borders with Niger Republic. It has its headquarters in Kaita town and a landmass of 925km².

Location of Kaita Local Government Area

Kaita Local Government Area occupies a section of the northern axis of Katsina state.

Wards in Kaita Local Government Area

Katsina Kaita Abdallawa 3
Katsina Kaita Baawa 4
Katsina Kaita Dankaba 2
Katsina Kaita Dankama 9
Katsina Kaita Gafiya 5
Katsina Kaita Girka 6
Katsina Kaita Kaita 7
Katsina Kaita Matsai 10
Katsina Kaita Yandaki 1
Katsina Kaita Yanhoho 8

19. Kankara Local Government Area

History of Kankara Local Government Area

With an area of 1,462km², Kankara Local Government Area is one of the biggest Local Government Areas in Katsina state. It is made up of 11 wards and has its capital in Kankara town.

Location of Kankara Local Government Area

Kankara Local Government Area is located in the western axis of Katsina state.

Wards in KANKARA Local Government Area

Katsina Kankara Burdugau 8
Katsina Kankara Dan Murabu 10
Katsina Kankara Dan’maidaki 11
Katsina Kankara Garagi 7
Katsina Kankara Gatakawa S/Gari/Mabai 1
Katsina Kankara Hurya 5
Katsina Kankara Kankara A&B 6
Katsina Kankara Kukasheka 4
Katsina Kankara Pauwa A&B 3
Katsina Kankara Wawar Kaza 9
Katsina Kankara Zango/Zabaro 2

20. Kankia Local Government Area

History of Kankia Local Government Area

Kankia Local Government Area in KATSINA state has a landmass of 824km². Its administrative headquarters is in Kankia town and it had a population of 151,434 in 2006.

Location of Kankia Local Government Area

Kankia Local Government Area is bounded by Bindawa in the north, Musawa and Matazu in the south, Kusada in the east, and Charanchi in the west.

Wards in Kankia Local Government Area

Katsina Kankia Gachi 9
Katsina Kankia Galadima ‘A’ 1
Katsina Kankia Galadima ‘B’ 2
Katsina Kankia Kafin Dangi/Fakuwa 6
Katsina Kankia Kafinsoli 3
Katsina Kankia Kunduru/Gyaza 5
Katsina Kankia Magam/Tsa 10
Katsina Kankia Rimaye 8
Katsina Kankia Sukuntuni 7
Katsina Kankia Tafashiya/Nasarawa 4

21. Katsina Local Government Area

 History of Katsina Local Government Area

Katsina is both a city and Local Government Area in Katsina state. Katsina Local Government Area was created in 1987 and has an area of 142km². This Local Government Area has its headquarters in Katsina town and is occupied by Hausas as well as Fulanis.

Location of Katsina Local Government Area

Katsina Local Government Area shares borders with Batagarawa, Jibia, and Kaita Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Katsina Local Government Area:

Hamisu Gambo

Wards in Katsina Local Government Area

Katsina Katsina Kangiwa 3
Katsina Katsina Shinkafi ‘A 10
Katsina Katsina Shinkafi ‘B’ 11
Katsina Katsina Wakili Kudu Iii 12
Katsina Katsina Wakilin Arewa (A) 8
Katsina Katsina Wakilin Arewa (B) 9
Katsina Katsina Wakilin Gabas I 1
Katsina Katsina Wakilin Gabas Ii 2
Katsina Katsina Wakilin Kudu I 6
Katsina Katsina Wakilin Kudu Ii 7
Katsina Katsina Wakilin Yamma 1 4
Katsina Katsina Wakilin Yamma 1i 5

22. Kurfi Local Government Area

History of Kurfi Local Government Area

Kurfi Local Government Area was created in 1989. It is an LGA that covers an area of 572km² and has its headquarters in Kurfi town. According to the 2006 census, Kurfi Local Government Area has a population of 117,581.

Location of Kurfi Local Government Area

Kurfi Local Government Area shares borders with Batagarawwa, Safana, Dutsin, Charanchi, Rimi, and Batsari Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Kurfi Local Government Area:

Nura A Kurfi

Wards in Kurfi Local Government Area

Katsina Kurfi Barkiyya 8
Katsina Kurfi Birchi 7
Katsina Kurfi Kurfi ‘A’ 3
Katsina Kurfi Kurfi ‘B’ 4
Katsina Kurfi Rawayau ‘A’ 5
Katsina Kurfi Rawayau ‘B’ 6
Katsina Kurfi Tsauri ‘A’ 1
Katsina Kurfi Tsauri ‘B’ 2
Katsina Kurfi Wurma ‘A’ 9
Katsina Kurfi Wurma ‘B’ 10

23. Kusada Local Government Area

History of Kusada Local Government Area

Kusada is a Local Government Area with an area of 390km² which was created in 1996. It has its headquarters in Kusada town and dominated by THE Hausas and the Fulanis.

Location of Kusada Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is bordered by Kankia and Ingama Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Kusada Local Government Area:

Abubarka Yahya Kusada

Wards in Kusada Local Government Area

Katsina Kusada Bauranya ‘A’ 7
Katsina Kusada Bauranya ‘B’ 8
Katsina Kusada Boko 5
Katsina Kusada Dudunni 2
Katsina Kusada Kaikai 3
Katsina Kusada Kofa 6
Katsina Kusada Kusada 1
Katsina Kusada Mawashi 4
Katsina Kusada Yashe ‘A 9
Katsina Kusada Yashe ‘B’ 10

24. Mai’Adua Local Government Area

History of Mai’Adua Local Government Area

Mai’Adua Local Government Area is an LGA in Katsina state that shares borders with Niger Republic. It has its headquarters in Mai’Adua and covers an area of 528km². Mai’Adua Local Government Area was established in 1990 and is dominated by the Hausas.

Location of Mai’Adua Local Government Area

This LGA is bounded by Machi, Sandamu, Zango, and Daura Local Government Area.

Chairman of Mai’Adua

Abba Yusuf

Wards in Mai’Adua Local Government Area

Katsina Mai’adua Bumbum ‘A’ 1
Katsina Mai’adua Bumbum ‘B’ 2
Katsina Mai’adua Danyashe 3
Katsina Mai’adua Koza 10
Katsina Mai’adua Mai Koni ‘A’ 7
Katsina Mai’adua Mai Koni ‘B’ 8
Katsina Mai’adua Mai’adua ‘A’ 4
Katsina Mai’adua Mai’adua ‘B’ 5
Katsina Mai’adua Mai’adua ‘C’ 6
Katsina Mai’adua Natsalle 9

25. Malumfashi Local Government Area

History of Malumfashi Local Government Area

Malumfashi Local Government Area was created in 1975 and is one of the 34 Local Government Areas in Katsina state. It covers an area of 674km² and has its headquarters in Malufashi town.

Location of Malufashi Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is bounded by Kankara, Kafur, and Musawa.

Chairman of Malufashi Local Government Area:

Mukhtar Ammani

Wards in Malufashi Local Government Area

Katsina Malufashi Borin Dawa 6
Katsina Malufashi Dansarai 9
Katsina Malufashi Dayi 11
Katsina Malufashi Gorar Dansaka 8
Katsina Malufashi Karfi 5
Katsina Malufashi Makaurachi 10
Katsina Malufashi Malum Fashi ‘A’ 1
Katsina Malufashi Malum Fashi ‘B’ 2
Katsina Malufashi Na-Alma 12
Katsina Malufashi Rawan Sanyi 4
Katsina Malufashi Yaba 3
Katsina Malufashi Yarmama 7

26. Mani Local Government Area

History of Mani Local Government Area

Mani Local Government Area was created in 1976. It is an LGA with its capital in Mani town. Many has an area of 784km² and had a population of 176,966 IN 2006.

Location of Mani Local Government Area

Mani Local Government Area shares borders with Mashi, Kaita, Bindawa, Ingama, Dutsi, Rimi and Batagawara Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Mani Local Government Area:

Aliyu Haruna Jani

Wards in Mani Local Government Area

Katsina Mani Bagiwa 4
Katsina Mani Bujawa/Gewayau 1
Katsina Mani Duwan/Makau 2
Katsina Mani Hamcheta 6
Katsina Mani Jani 11
Katsina Mani Kwatta 7
Katsina Mani Machika 8
Katsina Mani Magami 10
Katsina Mani Mani 3
Katsina Mani Muduru 9
Katsina Mani Tsagem/Takusheyi 5

27. Mashi Local Government Area

History of Mashi Local Government Area

Mashi Local Government Area is one of the Local Government Areas in Katsina state that share borders with Niger Republic. It was established in 1989 and covers an area of 905km².

Location of Mashi Local Government Area

Mashi Local Government Area is located in the northern axis of Katsina state.

Chairman of Mashi Local Government Area:

Surajo Muhammad Mashi

Wards in Mashi Local Government Area

Katsina Mashi Bamble 4
Katsina Mashi Doguru ‘A’ 7
Katsina Mashi Doguru ‘B’ 8
Katsina Mashi Gallu 5
Katsina Mashi Jigawa 2
Katsina Mashi Karau 9
Katsina Mashi Mashi 1
Katsina Mashi S/Rijiya 3
Katsina Mashi Sonkaya 6
Katsina Mashi Tamilo ‘A’ 10
Katsina Mashi Tamilo ‘B’ 11

28. Matazu Local Government Area

History of Matazu Local Government Area

Matazu Local Government Area was created in 1991. It has its headquarters in Matazu town and had a population of 115,325 in the 2006 census. Matazu Local Government Area covers an area of 503km² and has 833 as its postal code.

Location of Matazu Local Government Area

Matazu Local Government Area shares borders with Dan Musa, Dutsin Ma, Musawa and Kankia Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Matazu Local Government Area:

Abdu Danshehu Matazu

Wards in Matazu Local Government Area

Katsina Matazu Dissi 9
Katsina Matazu Gwarjo 7
Katsina Matazu Karaduwa 8
Katsina Matazu Kogari 6
Katsina Matazu Matazu ‘A 1
Katsina Matazu Matazu ‘B’ 2
Katsina Matazu Mazoji ‘A’ 3
Katsina Matazu Mazoji ‘B’ 4
Katsina Matazu Rinjin Idi 10
Katsina Matazu Sayaya 5

29. Musawa Local Government Area

History of Musawa Local Government Area

Musawa Local Government Area was created in 1989. It is a large Local Government Area and has a landmass of 849km². Musawa Local Government Area has its administrative headquarters in Musawa town and has 833 as its postal code.

Location of Musawa Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is bounded by Malumfashi, Matazu, Kankara and Dan Musa Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Musawa Local Government Area:

Lawal Aliyu Musawa

Wards in Musawa Local Government Area

Katsina Musawa Dangani 9
Katsina Musawa Danjanku/Karachi 3
Katsina Musawa Garu 10
Katsina Musawa Gingin 7
Katsina Musawa Jikamshi 2
Katsina Musawa Kira 4
Katsina Musawa Kurkujan ‘A’ 8
Katsina Musawa Kurkujan ‘B’ 11
Katsina Musawa Musawa 1
Katsina Musawa Tuge 6
Katsina Musawa Yaradau/Tabanni 5

30. Rimi Local Government Area

History of Rimi Local Government Area

Rimi Local Government Area was established in 1991. It has its headquarters in Rimi town and covers an area of 452km². According to the 2006 census, Rimi Local Government Area has a population of 153,744.

Location of Rimi Local Government Area

Rimi Local Government Area is bordered by Karagawa, Charanchi, Kurfi, Bindawa, and Mani Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Rimi Local Government Area:

Nasiru Ala Iyatawa

Wards in Rimi Local Government Area

Katsina Rimi Abukur 2
Katsina Rimi Fardami 8
Katsina Rimi Kadandani 5
Katsina Rimi Majengobir 3
Katsina Rimi Makurda 9
Katsina Rimi Masabo/Kurabau 10
Katsina Rimi Remawa/Iyatawa 4
Katsina Rimi Rimi 1
Katsina Rimi Sabon Garin/Alarain 6
Katsina Rimi Tsagero 7

31. Sabuwa Local Government Area

History of Sabuwa Local Government Area

Sabuwa Local Government Area is located close to Kaduna. It is an LGA in Katsina state which covers an area of 642km². Sabuwa Local Government Area has its headquarters in Sabuwa town and has 830 as its postal code.

Location of Sabuwa Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is bounded by Faskari and Dandume Local Government Areas.

Wards in Sabuwa Local Government Area

Katsina Sabuwa Damari 5
Katsina Sabuwa Dugun Mu’azu 7
Katsina Sabuwa Gamji 8
Katsina Sabuwa Gazari 3
Katsina Sabuwa Machika 6
Katsina Sabuwa Maibakko 4
Katsina Sabuwa Rafin Iwa 9
Katsina Sabuwa Sabuwa ‘A’ 1
Katsina Sabuwa Sabuwa ‘B’ 2
Katsina Sabuwa Sayau 10

32. Safana Local Government Area

History of Safana Local Government Area

Safana Local Government Area was created in 1989. It is one of the 35 Local Government Areas in Katsina state and has its headquarters in Safana town. This Local Government Area covers an area of 282km² and has 821 as its postal code.

Location of Safana Local Government Area

Safana Local Government Area is bordered by Batsari, Kurfi, Dutsin Ma and Dan Musa Local Government Areas.

Chairman of Safana Local Government Area:

Abdul Kadir Ahmed Zakka

Wards in Safana Local Government Area

Katsina Safana Babban Duhu ‘A’ 4
Katsina Safana Babban Duhu ‘B’ 5
Katsina Safana Baure ‘A’ 9
Katsina Safana Baure ‘B’ 10
Katsina Safana Runka ‘A’ 3
Katsina Safana Runka ‘B’ 6
Katsina Safana Safana 1
Katsina Safana Tsaskiya 2
Katsina Safana Zakka ‘A’ 7
Katsina Safana Zakka ‘B’ 8

33. Sandamu Local Government Area

History of Sandamu Local Government Area

Sandamu Local Government Area was created in 1996. It is a large Local Government Area and covers an area of 1,418km². Sandamu Local Government Area has its headquarters in Sandamu town and is occupied by the Hausas.

Location of Sandamu Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is bordered by Daura, Mai’Adua, and Zango Local Government Areas. It is located in the northeastern axis of Katsina state.

Chairman of Sandamu Local Government Area:

Sani Sabo Sandamu

Wards in Sandamu Local Government Area

Katsina Sandamu Daneji ‘A’ 4
Katsina Sandamu Daneji ‘B’ 5
Katsina Sandamu Fago ‘A’ 6
Katsina Sandamu Fago ‘B’ 7
Katsina Sandamu Kagare 11
Katsina Sandamu Karkarku 2
Katsina Sandamu Katsayal 10
Katsina Sandamu Kwasarawa 3
Katsina Sandamu Rade ‘A’ 8
Katsina Sandamu Rade ‘B’ 9
Katsina Sandamu Sandamu 1

34. Zango Local Government Area

History of Zango Local Government Area

Zango is an LGA in Katsina state which shares borders with Niger Republic. It was created in 1989 and has its headquarters in Zango town. Zango Local Government Area covers an area of 601km².

Location of Zango Local Government Area

This Local Government Area is located in the northeast axis of Katsina state.

Wards in Zango Local Government Area

Katsina Zango Dargage 5
Katsina Zango Garni 7
Katsina Zango Gwamba 8
Katsina Zango Kanda 2
Katsina Zango Kawarin Kudi 9
Katsina Zango Kawarin Malawamai 10
Katsina Zango Rogogo/Cidari 6
Katsina Zango Sara 4
Katsina Zango Yardaje 1
Katsina Zango Zango 3

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