Adamawa State

Adamawa State (Land of Beauty, Sunshine and Hospitality)

 Executive Governor

Bindo Umaru Jibrilla

 Creation: 27th August, 1991 Capital – Yola.

Major Cities: Gombi, Jimeta, Mubi , Michika

Geographic Profile: Adamawa State has a total area of 39,742.12 square kilometers. The 2005 projected population of the State is 3,106,585. The State lies between 8O0 N and 11N and longitude 11.50 and 13.50 E; generally characterized by many rivers; the major one is the River Benue whose source is from the highlands of the Cameroon and flows southwards to join the River Niger.

Economic Profile: Adamawa State is blessed with abundant human and material resources, readily at the disposal of every investor to harness. The State has a vast fertile land suitable for farming and other economic activities.

Occupation: Majority of the people in Adamawa State are farmers. Cattle rearing are also a major occupation, while village communities living on the banks of Rivers Gongola and Benue and their tributaries in the State engage in fishing and farming.

Ethnic Profile: Fulani, Verre, Chamba, Mumuye, Dabanci, Dangsa, Higgi, Nyandang, Sukur, Margi, Gudu, Hona, Mboi, Ga’anda, Yungur, Bwatiye, Mbula, Bala, Bille, Sate, Koma, Bura, Lala, Gwaba, Njanyi, Fali, Gude, Holma, Lunguda, Kanakuru, Jen, Matakam, Laka, Wula, Lilba, Kwah, Waja, Tambo, LiboMwama, Kilba, Viengo and others.

Local Government Area(LGAs):Demsa, Fufore, Ganye, GireiGombi,Guyuk, Hong, Jada, Lamurde, Madagali, Maiha, Mayo-Belwa, Michika, Mubi North, Mubi South, Numan, Song, Shelleng, and Toungo.

Raw Materials Distribution in Adamawa State

                                                                          ADAMAWA STATE

S/N

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

MINERAL RAW MATERIALS

AGRO RAW MATERIALS

1

DEMSA

Granite, Baryte, Trona, Salt

Sorghum, Millet, Beniseed, Sweet Potatoe, Water Melon, Onions, Poultry, Mango, Okro, Neem Trees, Cheese, Groundnut, Guava, Citrus, Tomatoes, Pepper, Bambara Nut, Fishery, Cowpea, Sorrel (Zobo Fruit), Livestock

2

FUFORE

Granite

Sorghum, Millet, Maize, Cowpea, Sweet Potato, Water Melon, Coffee, Onions, Tea, Cocoa, Mango, Cassava, Livestock, Bambara Nuts, Baobab trees, Guava, Okro

3

GANYE

Clay, Coal

Cassava, Yam, Sorghum, Millet, Cocoa, Sweet Potatoes, Livestock, Guava, Water Melon, Beniseed, Sheanut, Fishery, Groundnut, Rice, Tea, Kenaf, Sorrel (Zobo Fruit), Mango, Bambara Nuts.

4

GIREI

Clay

Sorghum, Millet, Maize, Cowpea, Groundnut, Sweet Potatoes, Cocoyam, Cassava, Mango, Guava, Kenaf, Sorrel, (Zobo Fruit), Bambara Nuts, Livestock

5

GOMBI

Clay, Gypsum

Sorghum, Maize, millet, Sweet Potatoes, Cotton, Bambara Nuts, Kenaf, Guava, Tea, Livestock, Cowpea, Yam, Cocoyam, Dairy, Sorrel (Zobo Fruit), Mango, Poultry, Groundnut, Baobab Tree, Okro.
 

6

GUYUK

Limestone, Coal

Cotton, Sugarcane, Sorghum, Millet, Maize, Water Melon, Sheanut, Sorrel(Zobo Fruit), Okro, Baobab Trees, Carrot, Guava, Vegetable, Coffee, Livestock, Fishery, Cowpea, Citrus, Onions, Tomatoes, Mango, Pepper, Beniseed, Bambara Nuts, Groundnut, Neem Tree.

7

HONG

Clay, Granite

Sorghum, Millet, Maize, Cassava, Cowpea, Beniseed, Sweet Potatoes, Water Melon, Cocoyam, Cotton, Coffee, carrot, Cocoa, Sheanut, Livestock, Bambara Nuts, Citrus, Groundnuts, Poultry, Okro, Onions, Pepper, Tomatoes.


8

JADA

Granite, Clay

Sorghum, Millet, Maize, Beniseed, Guava, Water Melon, Onions, Poultry, Bambara Nuts, Sorrel(Zobo Fruit), Kenaf, Mango, Livestock, Cassava, Cotton, Cocoyam, Sweet Potatoes, Okro.


9

LAMURDE

Clay

Millet, Sorghum, Cotton, Rice, Cassava, Cocoyam, Maize, Yam, Sweet Potatoes, Beniseed, Bambara Nuts, Guava, Mango, Baobab trees, Neem trees, Sorrel, (Zobo Fruit), Kenaf, Poultry, Livestock.

10

MADAGALI

Clay, Uranium

Sorghum, Millet, Maize, Rice, Beniseed, Sweet Potatoes, Guava, Poultry, Bambara Nuts, Groundnuts, Sheanut, Palm Kernel, kenaf, mango, Okro, Sugarcane, Cassava, Cotton, Cowpea, Baobab Trees, Neem Trees, Livestock, Sorrel (Zobo Fruit)

11

MAIHA

Granite

Sorghum, Millet, Maize, Rice, Sweet Potatoes, Guava, Poultry, Bambara Nuts, Cowpea, Mango, Guava, Okro, Cocoyam, Cotton, Cassava, Sorrel (Zobo Fruit), Livestock

12

MAYO – BELWA

Clay, Trona, Baryte, Uranium

Beans, Cotton, Cowpea, Maize, Bambara Nuts, Groundnuts, Neem Trees, Sorghum, Millet, Beniseed, Sweet Potatoes, Mango, Guava, Water Melon, Onion, Okra, Sorrel (Zobo Fruit), Livestock.

13

MICHIKA

Uranium, Kaolin Sand, Ilmenite

Cocoyam, Sorghum, Millet, Beniseed, Sweet Potatoes, Guava, Pawpaw, Water Melon, Onions, Poultry, Maize, Cowpea, Mango, Baobab Trees, Neem Trees, Kenaf, Sugar Cane, Okro, Cassava, Dairy, Cotton, Livestock, Bambara Nuts, Pepper, groundnut, Sorrel (Zobo Fruit).

14

MUBI NORTH

Coal

Dairy, Maize, Beans, Cowpea, Groundnut, Cocoyam, Bambara Nuts, Mango, Okro, Neem Trees, Baobab Trees, Rice, yam, Cotton, Kenaf, Sorrel (Zobo Fruit), Sorghum, Millet, Beniseed, Sweet Potatoes, Guava, Water Melon, Onions, Livestock, Poultry.


15

MUBI SOUTH

Coal

Maize, Rice, Millet, Cotton, Sorghum, Sweet Potatoes, Cow pea, Dairy, Kenaf, Bambara Nuts, Okro, Neem Trees, Livestock, Yam.


16

NUMAN

Clay, Coal

Sugarcane, Soyabeans, Sorghum, Maize, Millet, Beniseed, Sweet Potatoes, Bambara Nuts, Cotton, Mango, Guava, Water Melon, Onions, Tomatoes, Pepper, Okro, Locust Beans, Fishery, Poultry, Livestock, Yam.


17

SHELLENG

Limestone, Clay

Sorghum, Millet, Maize, Cocoyam, Cotton, Cassava, Soyabeans, Groundnuts, Mango, Guava, Bambara Nuts, Poultry, Livestock.


18

SONG

Trona / Watron, Lateritic Clay, Marble, Magnesite

Sorghum, Maize, Millet, Rice, Bambara Nuts, Beniseed, Groundnuts, Yam, Cotton, Sweet Potatoes, Mango, Guava, Sorrel, (Zobo Fruit), Poultry, Livestock

19

TOUNGO

Clay

Sorghum, Millet, Maize, Sweet Potatoes, Groundnuts, Rice, Bambara Nuts, Okro, Mango Guava, Poultry, Livestock

20

YOLA NORTH

Clay

Sorghum, Millet, Maize, Rice, Cotton, Groundnut, Soyabeans, Okro, Sweet Potatoes, Yam, Dairy, Mango, Guava, Sorrel (Zobo Fruit), Baobab Trees, Neem Trees, Poultry, Fishery, Livestock.

21

YOLA SOUTH

Gypsum

Sorghum, Maize, Millet, Cow Pea, Cocoyam, Beniseed, Bambara Nuts, Sweet Potatoes, mango, Guava, Water Melon, Onion, Rice, Cassava, Cotton, Okro, Baobab Trees, Neem Trees, Fish, Poultry, Livestock.  

 

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