Sankera Zone

The Sankera bloc has three local government areas: Katsina-Ala, Ukum and Logo.  Sankera comprise Shitile, Tongov, Ukum, Ugondo and Ikurav-Tiev clans.

There is a mixture of Ichongo and Ipusu in Sankera. For example, Ikyurav (Katsina Ala) and Ugondo, Turan (Logo) are Ichongo while Shitile, Tongov, (Katsina Ala), Ukum (Ukum) and Shitile (Logo) are Ipusu.

Chief Abu King Shuluwa is Tor Sankera.

Sankera produced the second Tor-Tiv, HRM Gondo Aluor, an Ugondo man and son of Ichongo, who was from Logo LGA. He ruled from 1956-1978 and died at the age of 75 years.

Sankera also produced a governor, Gabriel Suswam from Logo; he ruled from 29th May 2007 to 29th May 2016.

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