Taraba State History, Recruitment, Politics & Education

Taraba state is north eastern state created in 1991 comprising of 16 LGAs and Jalingo, it capital city.

History

Taraba State was created on August 27th, 1991 when the Babangida Military Administration carved it out of the defunct Gongola State. The State derives its name from one of the three major rivers and covers a land area of 59,400 square kilometres.

Taraba is called "Nature's gift to the nation" as the state is rich and has many ethnic groups, including Kuteb, Chamba, Yandang, Mumuyes, Mambila, Wurkums, Jenjo, Jukun, Ichen, Tiv, Kaka, Pena, Kambu, kodei, Wawa, Vute, Fulani, Hausa and Ndola.


Local Government Areas

Ardo Kola, Bali, Donga, Gashaka, Gassol, Ibi, Jalingo, Karim Lamido, Kurmi, Lau, Sardauna, Takum, Ussa, Wukari, Yorro, and Zing. Full list

Colleges and Universities

  1. College of Education, Zing
  2. Federal Science and Technical College
  3. Federal University Wukari
  4. Taraba State College of Nursing and Midwifery
  5. Taraba State University
  6. Peacock College of Education
Taraba State


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