Kebbi is a state in north-western Nigeria with its capital at Birnin Kebbi. The state was created out of a part of Sokoto State in 1991. Kebbi State is bordered by Sokoto State, Niger State, Zamfara State, Dosso Region in the Republic of Niger and the nation of Benin. It has a total area of 36,800 km². Kebbi state has an agriculturally viable environment since it is endowed with high soil fertility, vast farm lands and economically viable rivers sheltered by fine tropical climate. Owing to these factors, agriculture has remained the major source of revenue and indeed the backbone of the economy of the state. Major food crops in the area are millet, guinea - corn, maize, cassava, potatoes, rice, beans, onions and vegetables, while cash crops including wheat, soya beans, ginger, sugarcane, groundnuts and tobacco are also produced in the state. Similarly, fruits such as mango, cashew, guava and pawpaw are produced under horticulture. Kebbi state has Kebbi Agricultural Development Authority which is responsible for the implementation of its agricultural policies. Kebbi state is endowed with economically viable rivers such as the Niger and the Rima for the development of fisheries activities. Fishing has always been one of the key occupation of the inhabitants of the state. Also environmental factors as well as the largest concentration of cattle and other animals has made the state a basic raw materials source for diary-products industries. The mineral resources in the state include limestone, salt, clay and gypsum.
Kebbi State Commodity Prices
|1||Rice(local) 100 kg||9,000||1 Bag||Argungu||3/7/2017|