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

  • Aliade Market Day Thu, 27th June 2019 at 12:00 am – 6:20 pm Aliade, Makurdi-Enugu Road, Gwer-East LGA, Benue State, Nigeria Aliade Market is located along the Makurdi-Enugu Road in Gwer-East LGA. The market holds every four days
  • Tom-anyiin Market Day Thu, 27th June 2019 at 6:00 am – 6:00 pm Buruku LGA, Benue State
  • Abungu Market Day Thu, 27th June 2019 at 6:00 am – 6:00 pm Logo LGA, Benue State

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