Nasarawa Govt To Create 4 New Chiefdoms


The Nasarawa State government, yesterday, sought the approval of the state House of Assembly for the creation of new chiefdoms in the state.

The Speaker of the House, Rt Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, announced this in Lafia after the House passed into Law, “A bill for a Law to Amend the Nasarawa State Local Government Amendment Law 2018.’

The speaker said that the House gave the bill accelerated passage considering the importance of traditional institutions towards the maintenance of peace and for societal development.

According to him, Gov Tanko Al-Makura sought the approval of the House for the creation of Gudi, Musha, Gitata and Gude chiefdoms with a third class status.

“Gudi chiefdom is to be carved out of Ngah chiefdom in Akwanga LGA, Musha chiefdom is to be carved out of Migili chiefdom in Obi LGA.

“And Gitata and Gude chiefdoms are to be carved out of Karu and Obi Local Government Areas of the state respectively, all with third class status.

The governor said…

Source: Leadership Newspaper