History Of Mobbar LGA, Borno State

Mobbar is a Local Government Area of Borno State, Nigeria. Its headquarters are in the town of Damasak.

It has an area of 2,790 km2 and a population of 116,654 at the 2006 census.

The postal code of the area is 602.

It is one of the sixteen LGAs that constitute the Borno Emirate, a traditional state located in Borno State, Nigeria.


Mobbar shares boundaries with the republic of Niger, as a result most agricultural commodities such as fish, pepper and tomato are exported through her border.

Tourism: The san-san dunes is situated in the outskirts of the local government which will be an amazing site of tourism if further developed.


Mobbar is a birthplace to prominent leaders and politicians among the notable ones are; former Governor of Borno State late Alh. Mohammed Goni, former military Administrator Late. Brig.Gen. Abba Kyari rtd, Sen. Abubakar Kyari, senator representing Borno North senatorial district. It is also a home to political gladiators such as Alh. Aliyu Kyari, Alh. Gambo Lawan, Umar Kareto and many more who have tirelessly worked to transform Mobbar, Borno and Nigeria at large.

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