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Bayelsa State - Nigeria

 

Bayelsa State was carved out of the old Rivers State on October 1, 1996 and has eight local government areas: Sagbama, Ogbia, Nembe, southern Ijaw, Brass, Yenagoa, Ekeremor, and Kolokumar Opokuma. It shares boundaries with Delta state to the north, Rivers state to the east and the Atlantic ocean to the south and west. 

The state is culturally endowed and has numerous beaches, fishing festivals and canoe war displays.


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          Official Website of Bayelsa State

Reference: Nigeria Factbook, 2007 (First Edition) Published By Risafu & Company.
 
 

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