JUST IN: Senate Moves to Create New State, Tiga, from Kano

A new state may be created soon, as a bill for the creation of Tiga State from Kano has been presented at the Nigerian Senate.

The bill, sponsored by Senator Kawu Suleiman Abdurrahman from Kano South had its first reading on July 10, 2024.

The bill, titled “Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (Alteration) Creation of Tiga State Bill, 2024 (SB.523)”, aims to split Kano State into two separate states, with Tiga being the new addition to the country’s political map.

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