Kebbi is a state of Nigeria on the African continent. It is located almost in the western part of the country. Kebbi has an interesting slogan “Land of Equity”.
The State is composed of different ethnic groups. Among them, it can be pointed out Kamari's, Hausa, Fakkawa, Zabarmawa.
The state was proclaimed in 1991 from the part of Sokoto state. Birnin Kebbi is the capital of the State. According to the National Population Commission, the population was almost 4 million people in 2016.
The state has an entire area for about 36,228 square kilometers and it is supposed to be the tenth largest in the country. Its topography can be defined as sandy in the north and rocky in the south. It’s interesting to know that there are Sudan and Sahel Savannah vegetable life in Kebbi.
There are twenty-one Local Government Areas and four emirate councils.
Perhaps it should be also pointed out the fact that Islam represents for nearly 95% of the whole population, a small amount is Christians.
The most popular festival is Argungu Fishing Festival. It is held for four days every year. Within the feast, a lot of fishermen participate in a fishing tour. With a blast of a gunshot, all of them should get to the river and catch the fish. Those, who have the biggest one is a winner. By the way, many tourists from all over the world enjoy attending exactly this festival.
Fortunately, the environment of Kebbi is agriculturally healthy. It is gifted with great soil wealth, immense farmlands, and economically vital rivers. Many fruits are also produced in Kebbi. So, agriculture stimulates the whole state’s economic.
The state has a total of 302 primary schools and 30 post-primary schools. Speaking about the higher educational establishment, Kebbi State University of Science and Technology situates there. This is the only one institute in the state. If you liked the information and want to know more interesting facts about Kebbi state news, follow Naij.com. Don’t miss Kebbi news 24.