Gwer West

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Gwer West


Country Nigeria
StateBenue State
Local Government HeadquartersNaka
 • Ter TyoshinHRH Chief Abomtse Ayua Daniel
 • Local Government Chairman and the Head of the Local Government CouncilFrancis Ayaga
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

'Gwer West' is a Local Government Area of Benue State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Naka.

It has an area of 1,094 km² and a population of 122,145 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 971.[1]

it has fifteen council wards and kindreds; Sengev, Tsambe/Mbesev, Merkyen, Nyamshi, Gaambe-Ushin, Mbachohon, Mbapa, Tijime, Avihijime, Gbange/Tongov, Toughatee/Injaha, Sengev/Yengev, Saghev/Ukusu, Ikyagev, Mbabuande. HRH Chief Daniel Ayua Abomtse is the current paramount ruler. the current Chairman is Hon Ayagah Francis. There are some other important settlements in the local government apart from the headquarters, these include; Orawe,Bunaka, Agagbe, Nagi, Aondoana, Kula, Jimba, Anguhar, Atukpu and Ajigba,Ikyande is another popular market in Gwer West Local Government Area.


  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2012-11-26. Retrieved 2009-10-20.