Welcome to Current affairs page for Kwara State — State of Harmony.

The state was created in 27/05/1967 by Gen. Yakubu Gowon. It is located in the North-Central region of Nigeria, and there are 16 local governments with the state capital being Ilorin.

State Capital

The state capital is Ilorin.

State Slogan

The official state slogan is State of Harmony.

Creation Date

The state was created on 27/05/1967.

State Creator

The state was created by Gen. Yakubu Gowon.


The population is 3390330.

Land Area

It has a land area of 36825 square kilometres.

Number of Local Governments

There are 16 local governments here.

Geopolitical Zone

This state is situated in North-Central geopolitical zone.

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