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Are you a prospective corper that wish to serve in Taraba St
ate,  or you just wish to visit the state for vacation or on assignment?  Then this article is for you as we intern to make your journey to Taraba State easy and interesting.
Find all you need to know  about Taraba State in this article.
This article covers the following topics and questions listed in sequential order.

* About Taraba State
* Local Government in Taraba
* Major Cities in Taraba
* What is Taraba State Known for?
* What are the Tribes in Taraba
* Where is Taraba State Located
* Which is the Major Language in Taraba
* What is Taraba State Postal Code.
* Institutions in Taraba State
* Where is Taraba NYSC Camp Located
* Is Taraba State Good for NYSC
* Does Taraba State Pay Corpers
* How Much Does Taraba State Pay Corpers.

ABOUT TARABA STATE

Taraba State is a multi ethnic state located in the northern part of Nigeria,  the state is founded out of defunct Gongola by Gen. Ibrahim Babangida,  during the military reign,  with over 16 local government area,  the state drive it names from the River Taraba.
The state headquarter is in Jalingo,  and Nature's Gift to the Nation is the state own slogan,  Taraba state is about 76,363 kilometres square in landmark and border,  Adamawa,  Benue,  Gombe and Plateau , and one international border with Cameroon.
If you ever want to come to Taraba State for vacation, studies or for NYSC this is just the right post for you to read.

LOCAL GOVT.  AREA IN TARABA

There are 16 local government area in Taraba State, Namely: Jalingo, Takum, Ussa, Donga, Ibi, Wukari, Bali Gashaka,  Sardauna,  Baisa,  Ardo Kola,  Lau,  Zing,  Karim Lamido,  Sunkani and Mutum Biyu.

There are about five (5) major town in Taraba: Jalingo,  Takum,  Wukari,  Bali and Sardauna local government.

WHAT IS TARABA STATE KNOWN FOR

Taraba state is known for  it richness in agriculture,  Tourism, cultural festival Taraba State is also known for it vast production of rice,  groundnut,  Cocoa, Cassava, maize among others.  The people of Taraba relied on Agriculture for their means of livelihood,   the state has a large potential in rice production that if exploit it can can feed the whole of Nigeria and some part of Africa.

WHAT ARE THE TRIBES IN TARABA

there are about 20 ethnic group in Taraba state spread across all the sixteen local government, but the major tribes in Taraba are,  Kuteb,  Wapan,  Tiv, Mumuye,  Ichen,  Kona,  and Chamba.

WHERE IS TARABA STATE LOCATED

Taraba State,  is located in the the northern part of Nigeria to Adamawa,  Benue,  Plateau,  Gombe and Nassawa.

WHICH IS THE MAJOR LANGUAGE IN TARABA

The Major language in Taraba State are: Hausa,  Kuteb,  Tiv,  and Jukun. Others include: Ichen,  Mumuye,  and Wanu.

INSTITUTIONS IN TARABA STATE

there are about 8 institutions in Taraba state,  though the people of Taraba State find pleasure in agriculture they also love formal education. The following institutions are in Taraba State: Federal University Wukari,  Taraba State University, Jalingo,  Federal Polytechnic Bali,  Taraba State Polytechnic Suntai,  Federal College of Education Mutum biyu,  College of Education zing,  college of Agriculture Jalingo,  Peacock college of education,  School of Nursing Jalingo and College of Health and Technology Takum.
Mbarikam mountain


Gembu road



WHERE IS TARABA NYSC CAMP LOCATED

Taraba Corper


The Taraba State Nysc orientation camp is located in Jalingo,  the Taraba state capital,  along Wukari Road.
To locate the NYSC,  take a car to Jalingo,  when you get to Jalingo ask any Keke rider you see to take you to the new NYSC camp located along Wukari road.

IS TARABA STATE GOOD FOR NYSC

The answer to this question is yes,  Taraba state though from the North east geopolitical zone is safe and fun for NYSC,  despite the persistent attacks by Boko Haram in the North East,  Taraba state is the only state in the North east that has no single record of Boko haram attacks. The state enjoy relative peace,  with cheap price of food items and affordable accommodation,  another factor that makes Taraba state attractive for the National Youth Service Corps,  it is accommodative weather and tourists attractions  goin from the Kpambo and Mbarikam Mountain,  Kashimbila Dam,  the ancestral crocodile at Wukari,  the Hills at Mambilla is just another feature of the state you will love to view,  not to mention the Kuchecheb Festival in Takum,  Fishing Festival in Ibi and the vast fish in Lau. They people of the state are very accommodative to visitors.



DOES TARABA STATE PAY CORPER

we have arrived at the most important point of the article, yes Taraba state government pay corpers.

HOW MUCH DOES TARABA STATE PAY CORPERS

Taraba State pays corper a monthly stipend of #7000