Kaduna South

Kaduna South
Kaduna ta Kudu(Hausa)
Ka̱duna Ka̱tak(Jju)
Ka̱duna A̱tak(Tyap)
Country Nigeria
StateKaduna State
HeadquartersMakera, Kakuri.
 • Executive chairmanYakubu Jarimi
 • Total17.8 sq mi (46.2 km2)
 • Total402,731
 • Density30,560/sq mi (11,799/km2)
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
ISO 3166 codeNG.KD.KS

Kaduna South is a Local Government Area in the Kaduna Metropolis of Kaduna State, Nigeria. It headquarters is located in Makera. Other wards are Barnawa, Tudun Wada,Tudun Nupawa, Television, Kakuri, Unguwar Muazu, Kabala West, Sabon Gari, Badikko, Unguwar Sanusi and Kurmin Mashi. It has an area of about 46.2 km2. The postal code of the area is 800.


Kaduna South Local Government Area (LGA) shares boundaries with three Local Government Areas: Kaduna North LGA to the north, Chikun LGA to the south and Igabi LGA to the northwest, respectively.

Administrative subdivisions

Kaduna South Local Government Area consists of 13 subdivisions (second-order administrative divisions or Wards), namely:

  1. Badiko
  2. Barnawa
  3. Kakuri Gwari
  4. Kakuri Hausa
  5. Makera
  6. Sabon Gari North
  7. Sabon Gari South
  8. Television
  9. Tudun Nupawa
  10. Tudun Wada North
  11. Tudun Wada South
  12. Tudun Wada West
  13. Unguwan Sanusi


It has an area of about 46.2 km2 and a population of 402,731 as of 2006 census.


The area has a mixed population, comprising Nigerian ethnic groups amongst which include: Adara, Atyap, Bajju, Gbagyi, Ham, Hausa, Idoma, Igala, Igbo, Nupe and Yoruba, amongst others, practicing different religion.

Economic Activities

Trade is a vital feature of the economy of Kaduna south where variety of commodities are bought and sold in there markets: makera, kakuri and kasuwar Barci. The important enterprises engaged in by the people include trading, rearing of animals and craftsmanship.

See also

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