About Sokoto State
Sokoto State in its present form came into being in October 1996 when Zamfara State was created by the, then Head of State and Commander-in-Chief of the Arm Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, General Sani Abacha GCFR.
The areas of present Sokoto State were home to many empires and kingdoms of the pre-colonial Western Sudan, these include Gobir and Kebbi Kingdoms as well as the World-renowned Sokoto caliphate which spiritual and political capital is the Headquarter of the State.
Sokoto State has Land area of 28,232.37sq kilometers.
Sokoto State has population of 3,696,99 people; Hausa and Fulani.
Sokoto State is equally endowed with natural and mineral resources.
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