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LGA and town
Ingawa is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 12°38′23″N 8°03′01″E / 12.63972°N 8.05028°E / 12.63972; 8.05028Coordinates: 12°38′23″N 8°03′01″E / 12.63972°N 8.05028°E / 12.63972; 8.05028
Country  Nigeria
State Katsina State
Established May, 1989
 • Total 892 km2 (344 sq mi)
Population (2006 census)
 • Total 169,753
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)
3-digit postal code prefix 823
ISO 3166 code NG.KT.IN

Ingawa is a Local Government Area in Katsina State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Ingawa.

It has an area of 892 km² and a population of 169,753 at the 2006 census. And the current chairman of the local government is Alhaji Usaini Dambo and the Emir (Sarki) of the district is Alhaji Sule Abubakar Dambo Sarkin Fulani Dambo.

The postal code of the area is 823.[1]


Ingawa became a Local Government in May, 1989.The chairman is the official Head of Local government. The inhabitants of the Local Government are predominantly Hausa and Fulani by tribe. Their main occupation is farming and animal rearing.[2]

Moreover, On vehicle license plates, Ingawa is abbreviated as NGW.[3]

The local government Education Authority Ingawa was established in 1989 after the creation of Ingawa Local Government out of defunct Kankia local government. The following served as Education secretaries from 1999 to date.

1. Alhaji Tukur Saude - 1999 – 2002

2. Alhaji Yusuf Bara’u - 2002 - 2012

3. Alhaji Abdu Ibrahim Yandoma - 2012 - Date. [4]


  1. ^ "Post Offices- with map of LGA". NIPOST. Archived from the original on 2009-10-07. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 
  2. ^ "Katsina State- with History of Ingawa". Ingawa LGA. Retrieved 2013-01-04. 
  3. ^ "NGR - Nigeria - Where's That Vehicle Come From?". Retrieved 2013-01-04. 
  4. ^ "Ingawa LGA Educational Activities". Retrieved 2013-01-04.