Complete List Of LGAs In Katsina State And Their Chairmen

LGAs In Katsina State And Their Chairmen

This is the complete list of the 34 local government areas In Katsina state, Including their headquarters, and chairman names:

S/N
LGA
Headquarters
Chairman
1
Bakori
Bakori
Alhaji Ali Mamman Mai Citta
2
Batagarawa
Batagarawa
Mr. Bala Garba Tsanni
3
Batsari
Batsari
Lawal Musa (Aganku)
4
Baure
Baure
Rabe Usman
5
Bindawa
Bindawa
Lawal Jari Tama
6
Charanchi
Charanchi
AbdulKudusu Haruna Rogogo
7
Dan Musa
Dandume
N.M.Danmusa
8
Dandume
Dandume
Alhaji Basiru Musa
9
Danja
Danja
Not available
10
Daura
Daura
Faruk Umar Faruk
11
Dutsi
Dutsi
Tasiu Suleman
12
Dutsin-Ma
Dutsin-Ma
Kabir Abdulsalam
13
Faskari
Faskari
Alhaji Bala Faskari
14
Funtua
Funtua
Alhaji Lawal Sani Matazu
15
Ingawa
Ingawa
Alhaji Labaran Magaji
16
Jibia
Jibia
Bishir Sabi'u
17
Kafur
Kafur
Alhaji Garba Kanya
18
Kaita
Kaita
Engr. Bello Lawal Yandaki
19
Kankara
Kankara
Anas Isah
20
Kankia
Kankia
Not available
21
Katsina
Katsina
Hamisu Gambo
22
Kurfi
Kurfi
Nura A kulfi
23
Kusada
Kusada
Alhaji Rabi'u Aliyu Kusada
24
Mai'Adua
Mai'Adua
Maman na Allahu
25
Malumfashi
Malumfashi
Dr. Aminu Garba Waziri
26
Mani
Mani
Aliyu Haruna Jani
27
Mashi
Mashi
Salisu Kallah Mashi
28
Matazu
Matazu
Abdu Danshehu Matazu
29
Musawa
Musawa
Dr Lawal Aliyu Musawa
30
Rimi
Rimi
Nasiru Ala Iyatawa
31
Sabuwa
Sabuwa
Alhaji Faruk Hayatu
32
Safana
Safana
Abba Dayyabu Safana
33
Sandamu
Sandamu
Sani sabo sandamu
34
Zango
Zango
Adamu Mato

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Katsina State Map With LGAs

Katsina State Map With LGAs

What Is The Capital Of Katsina State?

Katsina is the capital of Katsina State. It’s found in the northern part of Nigeria, close to the border with Niger Republic.

Katsina is also the biggest LGA in Katsina state, with a population estimated at around 568,600 people in 2022. The city is important for agriculture as residents grow crops like groundnuts, cotton, millet, and guinea corn.

There are also mills in Katsina where they make peanut oil and steel. Additionally, Katsina used to be a place for big farms where they raised animals like cows, goats, sheep, and chickens.

Most of the people in Katsina are Muslim, and they mainly come from two ethnic groups: the Hausa and the Fulani. Katsina has a long history, and It’s believed to have been founded around the year 1100.

Back then, it was ruled by a leader called the Sarki. Katsina was a large trade center from the 17th to the 18th century, and it was the largest among seven Hausa city-states.

Later, the Fulani people took over Katsina during a war in 1807. Then, in 1903, Katsina accepted British rule until Nigeria became independent in 1960.

Education in Katsina is also important. The city has been known for learning for centuries, with Islamic schools existing since the 14th century.

Nowadays, there are many schools and universities in Katsina, including Umaru Musa Yar’adua University and Alqalam University.

The weather in Katsina is usually hot, It has a semi-arid climate, meaning it doesn’t get a lot of rainfall. Temperatures can get very high, especially in April, which is the hottest month. January is usually the coldest month, but even then, it’s not very cold compared to other places.

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List Of LGA In Katsina State And Their Population

Here’s a list of all the 34 local government areas In Katsina state, and their population:

NoLGA2022 Population Projection
1Bakori267,200
2Batagarawa337,900
3Batsari371,500
4Baure362,700
5Bindawa269,900
6Charanchi244,800
7Dandume259,700
8Danja224,300
9Dan Musa202,300
10Daura401,900
11Dutsi216,100
12Dutsin-Ma303,500
13Faskari347,400
14Funtua402,400
15Ingawa302,300
16Jibia299,200
17Kafur374,200
18Kaita326,000
19Kankara434,700
20Kankia270,600
21Katsina568,600
22Kurfi208,600
23Kusada175,800
24Mai'adua360,700
25Malumfashi326,900
26Mani315,100
27Mashi305,700
28Matazu203,400
29Musawa303,800
30Rimi275,400
31Sabuwa251,400
32Safana331,000
33Sandamu244,700
34Zango278,900

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