Jechira Zone

Jechira have two local government areas: Vandeikya and Konshisha. Jechira comprise Kunav, Gaav and Shangev-Tiev clans.  Only Ipusu are found in Jechira, that is Kparev (Vandeikya) and Kparev (Konshisha).

Chief C.K. Uganden is Tor Jechira.

The first Tor Tiv, HRM Makir Dzakpe, a Kunav man and son of Ipusu, was from Vandeikya LGA of Jechira zone, that is Ipusu-Kparev.  He ruled between 1946-1956 and died at the age of 85 years.

Jechira zone produced Rev. Fr. Moses Adasu from Konshisha LGA as governor of Benue state from 2nd January 1992 to 17th November 1993.

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Tiv Markets & Events

  • Ikpayonge Market Day Mon, 23rd September 2019 at 12:00 am – 4:20 pm Makurdi-Aliade Road, Gwer-East LGA, Benue State, Nigeria Ikpayonge Market is located along the Makurdi-Enugu Road, before Aliade in Gwer-East LGA. The market holds every four days
  • Abian Market Day Mon, 23rd September 2019 at 6:00 am – 6:00 pm Gwer-West LGA, Benue State, Nigeria
  • Ayilamo Market Day Mon, 23rd September 2019 at 6:00 am – 6:00 pm Benue State, Nigeria

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