Quick Facts about Katsina State

  • Current Governor: Aminu Bello Masari
  • Population: 5,801,584 (2006 census figures) – 4th of 37
  • Percentage of Nigeria‚Äôs total population: 4.1%
  • Landmass: 24,971 square kilometres
  • State capital: Katsina
  • Local Government Areas: 34
  • The main ethnic groups are Hausa and Fulani.

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A Message from our Governor

Thank you for visiting our website. The people of Katsina expect and deserve the government to be as open and accessible as possible, and this site is intended to serve as a resource to help you access the information and services you need.

As we work to build a stronger, more innovative Katsina where our businesses can grow and create good jobs, I want to make sure your voices are heard. Please use this site to contact my office and share your thoughts, questions and ideas. Our greatest strength is our inclusion of all people who are willing to contribute their talent and energy to address our challenges. I look forward to bringing people together and working with all to keep Katsina State moving forward.”

Signed, His Excellency
Aminu Bello Masari, Governor of Katsina State