Nigeria government to create 20 more new States~details below


 20 new more State to be created, the Senate Committee on Constitution who made the review has recommended the creation of 20 new states.

So in order to go in line with the  constitution, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will be conducting a referendum for the creation of the states 

Hope Uzodinma the governor of Imo state, who advocated for an additional state for the South-East region.

According governor Uzodinma he said that, “Ndigbo would be proud of the country if additional six states is created in the region. 

However he stressed that, “South-East region has only five States which  include Imo, Enugu, Ebonyi, Abia and Anambra, while other geopolitical zones have at least six states and more.

According to Onofiok Luke the Chairman of the House Committee on Judiciary, who sponsored the bill, said in the explanatory note that the bill seeks to alter the Constitution “to provide for state police and other state government security services to enhance security and protection of lives and properties in the country”.


– ITal State from Akwa Ibom State)

– State status for the FCT

-Katagum State from Bauchi State

– Okura State from Kogi East

– Adada State from Enugu State

– Gurara State from Kaduna South

– Ijebu State from Ogun State

-Ibadan State from Oyo State

– Tiga State from Kano State

-Ghari State from Kano State

– Amana State from Adamawa

– Gongola State from Adamawa

– Mambilla State from Taraba State

– Savannah State from Borno State

-Okun state from Kogi State.

– Etiti State from the South East Zone

– Orashi State from Imo and Anambra states

-Njaba from the present Imo State

-Excision of Aba State from Abia State;

-Anioma State from Delta State

– Torogbene and Oil River States, from Bayelsa Delta and Rivers states

-Bayajida State from parts of Katsina, Jigawa, and Zamfara states.

The House of Representatives has also passed for a second reading, a bill seeking to amend the 1999 Constitution to allow the creation of states police and legalize regional security outfits in Nigeria. 


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