Niger Chapter

Niger state, west-central Nigeria, bounded to the south by the Niger River. In 1967 Niger province became the southern part of North-Western state, and in 1976 it became Niger state (excluding the newly created Abuja Federal Capital Territory). Niger state is populated mainly by the Nupe people in the south, the Gwari in the east, the Busa in the west, and Kamberi (Kambari), Hausa, Fulani, Kamuku, and Dakarki (Dakarawa) in the north. Islam is the predominant religion. Most of the inhabitants are engaged in farming. Cotton, shea nuts, yams, and peanuts (groundnuts) are cultivated both for export and for domestic consumption.

Niger state is the current home of Barrister Abdul Bawa Wuse. The first Gwandara son serving as the elected speaker, Niger state house of assembly. Gwadeca Niger state is headed by: Mallam Musa Makama – Sabon Wuse and other concerned Gwandara sons and daughters.

The Gwandara are found in two of the local government area named bellow: Suleja Local Government Area: Angwan Gwandara – Suleja, Maje. Tafa Local Government Area: Sabon-Wuse, Aso-Koro, Gauraka, New Karo (Karo-Majigi). Gawu Babangida: Lambata, Tufa.

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