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LGA and town
Bakori is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 11°33′N 7°26′E / 11.550°N 7.433°E / 11.550; 7.433Coordinates: 11°33′N 7°26′E / 11.550°N 7.433°E / 11.550; 7.433
Country  Nigeria
State Katsina State
Established 1989
 • Chairman Director of Administration and Finance (Acting)
 • Total 679 km2 (262 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 159,371
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 831
ISO 3166 code NG.KT.BK

Bakori is a local government area in Katsina State, Nigeria. It was created on 15 May 1989 out of land previously incorporated as part of Funtua.

It has an area of 679 km² and a population of 159,371 as of the 2006 census. Moreover, it shares border with Funtua by the west and is a suburb of Funtua. Notable people from Bakori include:

  • Senator Mohammed Tukur Liman
  • Late Dr. Tukur Idris Nadabo
  • Engr. Mohammed Nura Khalil
  • Engr. Ibrahim Hashim
  • Late Alh. Sule Idris Nadabo
  • Alh. Ibrahim Tukur Ajiya
  • Hon. Amiru Tukur Idris
  • Alh. Rabiu Gambo Bakori
  • Alhaji Halilu Yahya
  • Alh. Mansur Aminu Bakori
  • Dr. Ahmed Tijjani Yusuf
  • Alh. Ahmed Abdulkadir Barau
  • Engr. Mansur Musa
  • Brig. Gen. MI Tsiga
  • Dr. Asmau Ibrahim Tsiga
  • Prof. Ismail Tsiga
  • Prof. Ahmed Mohammed
  • Alh. Zakari Danlami Tsiga

The postal code of the area is 831.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 7 October 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 

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