Gwer West Local Government Area

Gwer west was created on 29 September 1991, by the 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. Ityoughatee/Injaha Council Ward,
  6. Mbachohom Council Ward
  7. Mbayamshi Council Ward
  8. Mbapa Council Ward
  9. Merkyen Council Ward
  10. Sengev
  11. Shaghev/Ukusu Council Ward
  12. Sengev/Yengev Council Ward
  13. Tijime Council Ward
  14. Tsambe/Mbesev Council Ward
  15. Mbabuande Council Ward