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Abuja Municipal town is a local government area. It’s within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) of Nigeria. Also it’s makes up the 6th LGA in Abuja. Which are Kwali, Kuje, Gwagwalada, Bwari, and Abaji. Although, another name for this town is Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC). However, it’s in the eastern part of the Federal Capital Territory. The town is close to Suleja road at the North. Also, it’s lead to Keffi – Nyanya road at the East. One can also drive through Gwagwalada – Lokoja road at the West.
The town was found on the 1st of October 1984. It’s one of the oldest town in Federal Capital Territory. Abuja Municipal has 12 wards. Which are Wuse, Orozo, Nyanya, Karshi, and Karu. Others are Kabusa, Jiwa, Gwarinpa, Gwagwa, Gui, Garki, and City Center. The wards are represented by a Councilor each. However, the headquarters of Abuja Municipal is at Garki.
Population of Abuja Municipal Town
Abuja Municipal is a large and beautiful town. It had a population of 776, 298 in 2006. And 1,234,880 in 2011 according to a report. It means the population may be more now. Abuja Municipal is an arable land and is rich in oil. The land has a high yield in yam production. Also, there are rice, millet, guinea corn, flour mills, and beans.
The people here are Educated. There’s is civilization here. Also there are Bankers, Doctors, Teachers, and Educationist. Engineers, Civil Engineers, Legal practitioners, Government officials live here. The land accommodate people of different races. Foreign investors come into the town to inspect mineral resources. They have Mica, Marble, Iron, and Clay. Due to the availability of the mineral resources and the rich soil in the town. Many company have move to this town. This is to serve the people better. And also get more customers. Companies in this area are Aviation, Banks, Construction companies, and Hotels. There are also Estate Management, Insurance, Telecommunication, and Transportation. All are found in this town.
Food in Abuja Municipal
The good thing here is that the food in Abuja Municipal are unique and taste delicious. Als, with its rich nutrient. There are more of the northern food here. they are mostly made from Rice, Millet, and Corn. These foods are Tuwon shinkafa, Tuwon Dawa, Pate, Miyan kuka, Furadanono, Dabinu, Burabisco, etc.
Culture of Abuja Municipal
The people of this land dress in different attire. The town is full of different tribe of people. Although it indigene wears Danshiki, Babariga, Turban etc. Others also put on their traditional attires too. And English wears are often use in offices or at work.
Language in Abuja Municipal town
The language spoken by indigene are Koro, Gwandara, Ganagada, Gad, Bassa, etc. While other languages are English, French, Spanish, Indian, and Mandarin. These is common among foreigners. Although, Nigerians speak English too. Yoruba, Igbo, Hausa, Ibibio, etc. And other Nigerian language are common in the town.
Religion in Abuja Municipal town
The way of life here is mixed some are Christian. While others are Muslims. There are few traditional worshipers. Churches, and Mosques are operating fine. And other religion from Indian and China also exist within the city.
Social amenities in Abuja Municipal
The town has Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, and Five-star hotel. There’s Army, Airforce, Navy and The Nigerian Police Mobile Force headquarters in this town. The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory office, The Arts and Culture Centre and has a mighty single housing estate which is called the Gwarinpa Housing Estate. ECOWAS Court for the President and its Members is also in this town. However, the town is a very secure place to live.