State creation: New proposed map of Nigeria released (2014)

August 20, 2014

 

 

Sequel to the July 3rd recommendation by the National Conference that 18 additional states be created to bring the total number of states in Nigeria to 54, members of the National conference Committee on Political Restructuring and Forms of Government, jointly headed by Ike Nwachukwu & Mohammed Kumalia have released a copy of proposed new map of Nigeria with the additional states added. Embedded in the new map is the new additional 18 states, Premium Times has reported.

 

Meanwhile, the closing ceremony for the CONFAB will be tomorrow, August 21st where the final report agreed by the delegates on all matters discussed will be handed to President Goodluck Jonathan for perusal and for onward approval.

Below is the list of the proposed states:

Apa from Benue,
Edu from Niger
Kainji from Kebbi state
Katagum from Bauchi,
Savannah from Borno,
Amana from Adamawa,
Gurara from Kaduna,
Ghari from Kano,
Etiti from South East,
Aba from Abia,
Adada from Enugu,
Njaba from Anambra and Imo,
Oil River from Rivers state
Anioma from Delta state,
Ogoja from Cross River State
Ijebu from Ogun State
Ose state from Edo
New Oyo State from the present Oyo State

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