Gongola State

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. The city of Yola was the capital of Gongola State.

Location map of the Gongola State.

Gongola State was governed by an Executive Council.[1]


  1. ^ "Gongola State of Nigeria Executive Council". Library of Congress Pamphlet Collection - Flickr. Retrieved 2014-05-11.

Coordinates: 8°30′N 11°45′E / 8.500°N 11.750°E / 8.500; 11.750