Katsina State is located in the North-Western region of Nigeria, bordering Niger republic, Kaduna, Kano and Jigawa States. The majority of the working population in Katsina State are farmers and cattle rears with rich cultural values and are highly regarded for their honesty, hard-work and hospitality.
The State was carved and created out of old Kaduna State in September 1987, with a land area of approximately 24,000 Square Kilometres. The state is also made up of two emirates, namely; Katsina and Daura emirates which feature prominently in the establishment of the seven Hausa Kingdoms.
The famous Bayajidda lineage had produced the founders and kings of Katsina, Zaria, Kano, Biram, Rano Gobir and Daura. The legendary Kusugu well in which the snake called Sarki was slain serves as a major tourist attraction in Daura. read more