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

The state was created on May 27, 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 May 27, 1967.

State Creator

The state was created by Gen. Yakubu Gowon.


The population is 3,390,330.

Land Area

It has a land area of 36,825 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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