LGA and town
|• Total||1,682 km2 (649 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (WAT)|
|3-digit postal code prefix|
|ISO 3166 code||NG.PL.BO|
It has an area of 1,682 km² and a population of 178,454 at the 2006 census.
The functioning of the short-lived Plateau State University, located in Bokkos, was suspended in 2007. But the Plateau state University has recently being reopened  Bokkos Local Government major tribes are Ron, Kulere and Mushere.
Mrs. Anyamus Magit is one of the most popular contestants for the forthcoming[when?] Local Government Election. People from Bokkos include former State governor Joshua Dariye. Nigerian renowned Afro Hip hop Artiste known as Seemo Da Black Czar hails from Dares Mandar Ward, Makut Alfred Mashat is contesting for the councillorship position of Mandar ward @seemodablack - Seemo Makut Bokkos Local Government has eight districts which are Bokkos, Muahere, Daffo, Sha, Manguna, Richard, Toff, and Kamwai. There are 20 electoral wards in Bokkos The Paramount ruler of Bokkos is called saf Ron, he is the chairman of the Bokkos traditional council. In 2015 general election the local government produced the Senator representing the plateau central district in person of Chief Joshua Chibi Dariye, the member representing Mangu/Bokkos federal constituency is also from Bokkos in Person of Hon. Solomon Maren
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