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Kwali is a Local Government Area of the Federal Capital Territory (Nigeria). Its headquarters are in the town of Kwali.It has an area of 1,206 km² and a population of 85,837 at the 2006 census.The postal code of the area is 904105.HistoryKwali is one of the two area councils created from Gwagwalada Area Council on October 1, 1996 by the military administration of General Sani Abacha. WhatSocio-Cultural LifeOne profession that the people of Kwali Local Government Area are famous for is pottery. Indeed, it is the country home of the world-famous potter woman, Dr. Ladi Kwali whose image currently adorns the 20 Naira bill. Another is cloth making. But today, other professions such as farming, hunting and trading are also practiced by the inhabitants of Kwali Area Council.ConstitutionLike other area councils in Nigeria, Kwali is sub-divided into wards. The 10 wards that make up Kwali Area Council are Ashara, Dafa, Gumbo, Kilankwa, Kundu, Kwali, Pai, Wako, Yangoji and Yebu. Each Ward is headed by a councillor. But unlike a typical area council in Nigeria, Kwali has a different mode of sub-division into districts headed by district heads.Important MonumentsKwali Area Council plays host to a number of important monuments including Federal Government College National Mathematical Center Sheda Kwali, Sheda Science and technology complex, Nigeria Education Research and Development Center, National Fire Academy Sheda, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation pump station Awawa and more.
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