The Gwer Zone has two local government areas, viz: Gwer and Gwer west.
GWER comprise only of Ichongo, which consist of Masev (Gwer East) and Iharev (Gwer West).
Only GWER is yet to have one of their own as governor of Benue state.
GWER Bloc came to being as a result of the split of MINDA into GWER and LOBI blocs making six zones. Tor Gwer is Chief Julius Aondona