Ikara Towns And Villages
Ikara is a town in Kaduna State, northern Nigeria, approximately 75 kilometres north-northeast of Zaria. Sadiq Ibrahim Salihu presides over the Local Government council.
Below is the complete list Of Towns And Villages In Ikara Local Government, Kaduna State, Nigeria:
• Kurmin Jau
• Kurmin Kogi
• Yalwa Deji
Environmental, economic, and social factors shaped Ikara’s human settlement. The Jukun people first inhabited Ikara in 1808. Immigrants from Kano who refused to accept Islam were attacked. They briefly lived under Ikara Mountain (Duts Lungi), then moved to a nearby plain.
The Jukunawa people founded Ikara and named it “Ikara,” which means “let’s hide here” in jukun.  Local Government was formed from Zaria Province in 1976.
This local government relies on farming and cattle. Ikara divides work by age and sex. Some males are farmers and traders. Ikare women get money by processing and selling food.