Kaduna South

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Kaduna South

Kaduna ta Kudu
Country Nigeria
StateKaduna State
 • Executive chairmanYakubu Jarimi
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Kaduna South is a Local Government Area in southern Kaduna State, Nigeria. Its headquarters is the town of Makera. Other wards are Barnawa, Tudun wada, Television, Kakuri, Unguwar Muazu, Kabala West, Sabon Gari, Badikko, Unguwar Sanusi and Kurmin Mashi. The postal code of the area is 800.[1]


Kaduna South Local Government Area shares boundaries with three Local Government Areas: Kaduna North Local Government Area to the north, Chikun Local Government Area to the south and Igabi Local Government Area to the northwest, respectively.[2][3]


It has an area of 59 km² and a population of 402,390 at the 2006 census.

The area has a mixed population, but the dominant ethnic groups are the Atyap, Bajju, Gbagyi, Ham, Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba . The major religions are Christianity and Islam.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2009-10-07. Retrieved 2009-10-20.
  2. ^ "Latest violence in Southern Kaduna Longest on record - Report". Premium Times Nigeria. February 12, 2017. Retrieved August 1, 2020.
  3. ^ "Kaduna-State-Political-Map". VON. Retrieved August 7, 2020.