Gongola State is a former administrative division of Nigeria. It was created on 3 February 1976 from the Adamawa and Sardauna Provinces of North State, together with the Wukari Division of the then Benue-Plateau State. It existed until 27 August 1991, when it was divided into two states - Adamawa and Taraba. Its capital city was Yola.[1]

Location map of the Gongola State.


  1. ^ "Gongola State of Nigeria Executive Council". Library of Congress Pamphlet Collection - Flickr. 2 May 2014. Retrieved 11 May 2014.

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