Abaji

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Abaji
Abaji Area Council
Country Nigeria
TerritoryFederal Capital Territory
HeadquartersAbuja
Population
 (2006)
 • Total58,444
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Abaji is an area council in the Federal Capital Territory in Nigeria. The city is the land of the Egbira, Ganagana and Hausa people, the majority are Egbira and Ganagana, the first settlement in Abuja are Egbira and Tiv people before the coming of Usman Danfodio religious war to North central, Abuja South, after the kinship throne won by Egbira people that win war between them and Tiv people, they become ruling kinship and Allow the Hausa as Imam of the city the name use to be Igabaji, and is one of the area council in Abuja. The land is headed by the Ona of Abuja. The land was under the old Koton Karfe kingdom but agreed to join the federal capital territory for developmental purpose.

It has an area of 992 km² and a population of 58,444 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 905101.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2009-10-07. Retrieved 2009-10-20.

Coordinates: 8°28′32″N 6°56′36″E / 8.475556°N 6.943333°E / 8.475556; 6.943333