Gwer West Local Government Area

Gwer west was created in 29 september 1991, by Babangida administration, by history Gwer West was under Gwer East

Created:

1991

Headquarters:

Naka

Geo-location:

West of Benue

Landmass:

1,479 Sqr km

Languages:

  1. Tiv,
  2. Injaha (Idoma)

Occupation:

  1. Farming,
  2. Trading, and
  3. Fishing

Mineral resources:

  1. Salt,
  2. Clay,
  3. Limestone, and
  4. Byrite

Distance from Makurdi:

40 Km (50min)

Area Code:

NAK

Features:

  • Electricity,
  • Naka Earth Dam,
  • Nagi Transport Service

Council Wards:

  1. Avihijime council ward
  2. Gaambe Ushin council ward
  3. Gbaange tongov council ward
  4. Ikyaghev council ward
  5. Itough/Ijaha Mbabucouncil wardade,
  6. Mbachohon, Mbayamshi council ward
  7. Mbapa Merkyen council ward
  8. Shaghev Ukusu council ward
  9. Sengev/Yengev council ward
  10. Tijime council ward
  11. Tsambe/Mbese council ward