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DESCRIPTION OF NINGI
Geography of Ningi
Ningi is a local government area, and it is also an emirate in Bauchi State, Nigeria. The Ningi emirate is made up of two local government areas, Ningi and Warji, with a combined area of about 5,250 km2 and is populated with a large number of inhabitants. The Ningi local government shelters an area of about 4,625 km2. The LGA is inhabited mostly by the Ningawa, Fulani, Warjawa, and Duwa.
History of Ningi
Ningi was founded by an enclave of Islamic scholars who were known as the Mallams in the 18th century (that is around 1847) under the management of Hamza. Ningi leaders were then called Mallams until the early 19th century. Fa'awa are the first tribe to become beneficial from western education, but the remaining tribe came to Ningi as visitors and they stayed due to the abundance of food items the Fa'awa people provides.
According to legendary tales, Hamza migrated with 40 other Mallams and their families from Tsakuwar Kano, in the present-day Local Government Area of Dawakin Kudu Kano State, in the year 1827. They settled eastward at Mara in this dispensation divided into two which are in the Butu Kudu-Yamma district of Ningi and the lame district of the Toro LGA, in Bauchi State Nigeria.
Economy of Ningi
Ningi local government area is a major agrarian society that is known for the cultivation of a number of crops and the rearing of different kinds of animals. Crops grown in Ningi local government include millet, sugarcane, and soya beans while the animals that the people of Ninga rear and sell in the local government include goats, cows, and camels. Trade also flourishes well in Ningi local government with the area hosting several markets which enables platforms for the exchange of different variety of goods and services.
Bauchi Geographical Description
Bauchi State is located in the northeastern part of Nigeria. It was created in 1976 when the former North-Eastern State was divided into three separate states. The state capital is Bauchi, and other major cities in the state include Azare, Jama'are, Misau, and Ningi.
Bauchi State covers an area of approximately 49,119 square kilometers. The state shares borders with six other states in Nigeria, including Jigawa to the northwest, Kano to the north, Kaduna to the west, Plateau to the southwest, Taraba to the southeast, and Gombe to the east.
The landscape of Bauchi State is diverse, with a mix of highlands, plateaus, and plains. The state is home to the Jos Plateau, which rises to an elevation of over 1,200 meters above sea level. The Yankari Game Reserve, one of the largest wildlife parks in Nigeria, is also located in Bauchi State. The park features a wide range of wildlife, including elephants, lions, baboons, and hyenas.
Bauchi State has a tropical climate, with temperatures averaging between 25 and 30 degrees Celsius throughout the year. The rainy season typically lasts from May to October, while the dry season runs from November to April. The state experiences occasional flooding during the rainy season, particularly in areas close to rivers and other water bodies.
Bauchi State is known for its agricultural resources, including cotton, groundnuts, and yams, as well as its mineral resources such as limestone, clay, and gypsum. The state also has a diverse cultural heritage, with over 55 ethnic groups, including the Fulani, Hausa, Sayawa, and Tiv.
Bauchi State has a predominantly agrarian economy, with agriculture accounting for a significant portion of its GDP. The state's agricultural resources include cotton, groundnuts, yams, maize, rice, and sorghum. Bauchi State is also known for its livestock production, particularly cattle, sheep, and goats.
In addition to agriculture, Bauchi State has a growing mining sector, with significant deposits of limestone, clay, and gypsum. The state government has been working to attract investment in the mining sector and promote the development of industrial clusters around key mineral resources.
The state has also been making efforts to promote tourism, given its rich cultural heritage and natural resources such as the Yankari Game Reserve, one of the largest wildlife parks in Nigeria.
Despite these efforts, Bauchi State still faces significant challenges in terms of poverty, unemployment, and underdevelopment. The state government has been implementing a number of initiatives to address these challenges, including the Bauchi State Youth Employment and Social Support Operation and the Bauchi State Microfinance Agency, which provides loans and other financial services to small and medium-sized enterprises.
In recent years, Bauchi State has faced a number of challenges, including poverty, unemployment, and security issues related to the Boko Haram insurgency. The state government has been working to address these challenges and promote economic development through initiatives such as the Bauchi State Integrated Agricultural Development Project and the Bauchi State Microfinance Agency.