Welcome to Current affairs page for Zamfara State — Farming is Our Pride.

The state was created in 01/10/1996 by Gen. Sani Abacha. It is located in the North-West region of Nigeria, and there are 14 local governments with the state capital being Gusau.

State Capital

The state capital is Gusau.

State Slogan

The official state slogan is Farming is Our Pride.

Creation Date

The state was created on 01/10/1996.

State Creator

The state was created by Gen. Sani Abacha.


The population is 9278873.

Land Area

It has a land area of 39762 square kilometres.

Number of Local Governments

There are 14 local governments here.

Geopolitical Zone

This state is situated in North-West geopolitical zone.

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