Largest Local Government Areas in Benue State, Nigeria

Kwande: 2,891 km2

Guma: 2,882 km2

Katsina Ala: 2,402 km2


Kwande is a Local Government Area in Benue State, Nigeria.

Kwande LGA secretariat, Adikpo

Kwande was an intermediate administrative area during the pre-independence time. By then it had Manor as headquarters. Adikpo later became the headquaters.

On February 3, 1976 Kwande was created as a local government area under the military government of General Murtala Mohammed.

The LGA was created out of the erstwhile Katsina Ala Division