Benue state

Benue State Map - Local Government areas

  • Date Created November 27, 2021
  • Capital Aliade
  • LGA Chairman Vaah Vitalis Terna
  • Land Area 2,294 km Sq
  • Population 163,647 (2006 census)
  • GDP

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History Of Gwer East

Gwer East Local Government Area is in Benue State, located in Northcentral Nigeria. The headquarters of Gwer East Local Government Area is in the town of Aliade. Gwer East LGA has an area of 2,294 km2. Gwer East Local Government has three districts: Yonov, Njiriv, and Ngyohov. It is divided into 17 Council wards.

According to the 2006 census, Gwer East had a population of 163,647.
The estimated current population is approximately 159,613 inhabitants. The postal code for the area is 971. Gwer East shares borders with Konshisha, Tarka, Gwer West, Oju, and Otukpo LGAs. Several towns and villages make up Gwer East LGA, including Ainu, Gbuka, Gigi, Njiriv, Ingohov, Agono, Taraku, Raav, and Ukpar.


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