At a Glance

Bauchi State is being ranked high in matters of the caliphate system in Nigeria today. Topographically, Bauchi State is generally divided into two main vegetation zones of the Sudan Savannah and the Sahel Savannah.


Bauchi state is an agricultural state. Its vast fertile soil is an added advantage for agricultural products, which include maize, rice, millet, groundnut and guinea corn. Irrigation fanning is practiced and supported by the use of dams like Balanga Dam and others.

The People

Bauchi State has a total of 55 Tribal Groups in which include Hausa, Fulani, Gerawa, Sayawa, Jarawa, Bolewa, Karekare, Kanuri, Fa’awa, Butawa, Warjawa, Zulawa, and Badawa as the main tribes. There are cultural similarities in the people’s language, occupations and  economic existence.

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Good Governance and Effective Leadership

Enhancement of legitimate, accountable and effective ways of obtaining and using public power and resources in the pursuit of widely – accepted social goals at all levels.

Sustainable Human Capital Development

Improvement of cyclical economic crisis, growth challenges, poverty, trade barriers, financial inequality, growing unemployment, social security nets, grassroots development, among others

Tourism and Agricultural Development

To make Bauchi State an attractive and competitive tourism choice in West Africa and Agriculture a viable source of revenue and sustainable livelihood by ensuring employment, food security, provision of industrial raw materials and poverty alleviation.

Knowledge Economy

Creation of values aimed at discovering, accelerating, nurturing and investing in early stage entrepreneurship and tech start – ups.

Education and Women /Youth Empowerment

Improvement in access to quality education in Bauchi State towards creation of a knowledge economy and empowerment of women and youths.

Improved Healthcare System

Provision of essential health services and innovative strategies focusing on preventive, rehabilitative and therapeutic care in Bauchi State.

About H/E (Senator) Bala Muhammed

Bauchi State Governor, His Excellency (Senator) Bala Mohammed, an illustrious Nigerian, was born on 5th October, 1958 at Duguri Town in Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi State. He attended Duguri Primary School, Bauchi from 1965 to 1971 where he secured his First School Leaving Certificate. After that he was admitted into the Government Secondary School Bauchi from 1972 to 1976 where he passed his WASCE. From there he proceeded to North – East College of Art and Science between and 1977 and 1979 for his Advanced Level Certificate. From there he gained admission to the University of Maiduguri in 1979 and graduated in 1982 with BA Degree in English Language.

Senator Bala Mohammed attended the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON) in 1988 for a general management course. In 1997, he attended a capacity building training in Lagos and was given a certificate of the Institute of Purchase & Supplies.

He began his career as a journalist and rose to the position of News Editor of the Mirage Newspaper, Jos between 1982 and 1983. He also had a stint as a News Reporter with the News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN).

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To ensure effective service delivery, His Excellency, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, CON, the Executive Governor of Bauchi State has approved the Reconstitution of the Boards of 59 Parastatals and Agencies in the State (see attached document). His Excellency wishes to congratulate all appointees for their well-deserved appointments which were based on merit and enjoined them […]

Public Hearing on COVID-19 Response Approved Revised 2020 Budget

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596 dead Bauchi workers still receiving salaries – Panel

No fewer than 596 dead civil servants in Bauchi State have been on the government payroll, collecting salaries and allowances for years, the government’s panel has discovered. The PUNCH had reported that the state government said it had identified over 41,448 on the government payroll without the compulsory Bank Verification Number. The Bauchi State Governor, […]

Doing Business in Bauchi State

The Bauchi Investment Corporation (BIC) Limited is committed to investment in the designated priority sectors of the national economy and in particular areas where Bauchi State has factor endowments.

Bauchi State Economy

The State is blessed with abundant arable land for agricultural development. It is estimated that 65% of the total land area of the State is cultivatable.

Investment Opportunities

Based on the availability of Agro-Allied and Mineral based raw materials the following industries could be established in the State: Food Processing Industries, Groundnut oil Extraction, Cattle fattening, Ceramic (Hard and tableware) Industries. etc

Tourism Sites

The Yankari Resort and Safari is situated about 115km south-East of Bauchi Town in Alkaleri Local Government, Sumu Wildlife Park is located in Ganjuwa Local Government, Bauchi State and others.

Budget Public Hearing

Bauchi Govt Conducts 2019 Budget Public Hearing

Bauchi State Budget and Reports

Bauchi State 2020 Budget and Reports

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