Buguma

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Buguma
Asari
city
Buguma is located in Nigeria
Buguma
Buguma
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 4°44′N 6°52′E / 4.733°N 6.867°E / 4.733; 6.867Coordinates: 4°44′N 6°52′E / 4.733°N 6.867°E / 4.733; 6.867
Country  Nigeria
State Rivers State
Government
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Buguma is a larger town in Rivers State, Nigeria. It is the headquarters of the Asari-Toru Local Government Area and base of the Kalabari Kingdom, a Nigerian traditional state.

The town has an official Post Office and a big set of commercial fish ponds set up by the State Government. The mayor of this town is yet to be announced[1]

It is also home to the great king °Amachree of the kalabari kingdom.[2]

In 1983, Buguma was designated a city by the Government of Melford Okilo and that status subsists to date.[3] ==References==

  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2009-10-07. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 
  2. ^ "King of Buguma and Kalabari nation". Kalabari Nation. Retrieved 2012-01-26. 
  3. ^ The Official Gazette of Rivers State of Nigeria No. 16, published in Port Harcourt on the 25th of August 1983 referred to “Buguma City Council”; the only other City Council after Port Harcourt City Council.