About Gombe

Gombe State is one of the 36 states of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, located in the centre of the north east of the country on latitude 9”30’ and 12”30’N, Longitude 8”5’and 11”45’E. It is bordering Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Taraba, and Bauchi states, with a land area of 20,265 SQKM.

The State climate

The State climate is generally warm, with temperatures not exceeding 300c during the months of March-May considered to be the hottest months. The following table gives other profile of the jewel state.

Date of Creation

Gombe State was carved out from defunct Bauchi State on the 1st October, 1996 by the former Head of State and Commander in chief of Armed Forces, Federal republic of Nigeria, Late General Sani Abacha GCFR.


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