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What Is Abuja Municipal Area Council?

What Is Abuja Municipal Area Council?

In this article, you will be finding out about the Abuja Municipal Area Council and the towns and villages in this area council. So be sure to read till the end and share your thoughts in the comment section.

What is Abuja Municipal Area Council?

Abuja municipal area council

The capital city of Nigeria, Abuja, is divided into 6 area councils namely Abaji, Gwari, Kuje, Gwagwalada, Kwali, and AMAC Area Councils. AMAC is short for Abuja Municipal Area Council and it is one of the local government areas in Abuja.

Abuja Municipal Area Council houses the Aso Rock Villa, the federal seat of power. Most of the embassies and federal ministries in Abuja are located within the Abuja Municipal Area Council. Out of all six area councils in Abuja, AMAC is the best. And when compared to other local government areas in Nigeria which has 774 local government areas, AMAC is one of the richest when it comes to revenue generation. It is also among the best-run local governments in Nigeria.

Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council

Abuja Municipal Area Council

The current chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council is Abdullahi Adamu Candido. Abdullahi has achieved so much as the chairman of AMAC and nobody before him in his position has achieved what he has been able to achieve. He made sure tangible projects are carried out in all wards of the Abuja Municipal Area Council. Some of the notable things he has achieved include creating a community radio, creating a security outfit known as AMAC Marshal, forming an environmental and so many more. It is feared that anyone coming after him might not be able to perform as Abdullahi has so wonderfully performed.

Wards in AMAC

The Abuja Municipal Area Council has a total of 12 wards namely City Center, Wuse, Garki, Gwagwa, Nyanya, Karu, Wuse, Karshi, Kabusa, Jiwa, Orozo, Gwarinpa, and Gui.

Towns and Villages in AMAC

The following are towns and villages in AMAC.

Nyanya

Nyanya comprises Angawa Bawa, Nyanya Village/Gwari, Nyanya Village/Gwandara, Gwagarape, Kugbo, and Nyanya site – Area A-F.

Garki

Garki comprises Abacha Barracks, Apo, Damagaza, Dantata, Durumi |, Durumi Il, Durumi Ill, Dutse, Garki Village, Gudu, Guzape, Kobi, Kurumduma, NEPA Village, and Wumba.

Gui

Gui comprises Airport, Barowa, Damakuba, Dandi, Dayisa, Dodo, Gbenduniya, Gbessa, Gora, Gosa, Gud Pasali, Gui, Gwako, Iddo Maaji, Iddo Pada, Iddo Sabo, Iddo Sarki Iddo Tudunwada, Koloke, Makana, Makanima, Nuwalogye, Sauka, Takilogo, Toge, Tunga Kwaso, Tungan Jika, Tungan Wakili Isa, and Zamani.

Gwagwa

Gwagwa comprises Bagusa, Dei-die, Filin Dabo, Filin Dabo l, Filin Dabo II, Gwagwa, Kaba, Kagini Karsana l, Karsana Il, Karsana Ill, Saburi l, Saburi Il, Tasha, and Zaudna.

Kabusa

Kabusa comprises Takushara, Wani, Aleyita, Burum, Dogori Gada, Galadimawa, Kabusa, Ketti, Lekugoma, Lugbe, Piwoyi, Pykasa, Sabon Lugbe, Sheretti, Zhidu, and Zidna.

Gwarinpa

Gwarinpa comprises Gwarinpa Federal Housing, Gwarinpa Life Camp, Gwarinpa Village, Kado Federal Housing Kado Village, Katampe, Kuchigoro, Mabushi, and Utako.

Orozo

Orozo comprises Ajata, Angwan Sako, Anka, Badna, Chori Bisa, Gidan, Ajiya, Gidan Mangoro, Gugugu, Kpepegyi Kurudu, Kurudu Gwandara, Kwoi, Madalla, Munapeyi Kasa, Munapeyi Sama Orozo l, Orozo Il, Sabon Gari, and Wowo.

Karu

Karu comprises Jikoyi, Karu Site, and Karu village.

Conclusion

Abuja Municipal Area Council is one of the local governments in Abuja and it is also the best, having Abdullahi Adamu Candido as its chairman. AMAC has 12 wards and the towns and villages under those wards can be seen above. Did you enjoy reading this article? Share your thoughts in the comment section and keep following aroundabuja.com for more updates.

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