Langtang, Nigeria

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For the region of Nepal, see Langtang.

Langtang is a town in Plateau State, Nigeria. The town is connected to Shendam, Kanam and Wase through paved roads. It has the local government secretariat situated at the heart of the town. It is the home of Prominent Generals of Nigeria, who include Generals' Domkat Bali, Joseph Garba (deceased), Jeremiah Useni, Joshua Dogonyaro, John Shagaya, Jonathan Temlong, Musa Gambo, Ishaku Pennap Air Marshal Jonah D. Wuyep and Air Commander Bernard Banfa. It also boasts elder statesmen in Chief Solomon Lar (the first Civilian Governor of Plateau State), the late Chief Ezekiel Yusuf (the first Executive Chairman of Langtang Local Government) and Reverend Canon Selchang Miner. It has a General Hospital and schools are spread around the Local Government e.g. GSS Langtang. The town has two dams and a water treatment plant that caters to its populace with the major tribe being Tarok. Their language is Tarok and their religion is Christianity and ATR. They produce farm produce like groundnuts, millet, guinea corn, etc. [1]

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  1. ^ "Plateau State". Nigeria Direct. Federal Ministry of Information and National Orientation. Archived from the original on 2007-04-18. Retrieved 2007-04-21.