Benue state derives its name from the Benue River which is the second largest river in Nigeria after the River Niger.
The state borders Nasarawa State to the North; Taraba State to the East, Kogi State to the West; Enugu State to the South-West; Ebonyi and Cross River State to the South; and has an international border with Cameron to the South East. It is inhabited predominantly by the Tiv, Idoma and Igede.
The state was created in 1976. The state is s one of the North Central states in Nigeria with a population of about 6,141,300 in 2022 census and It is inhabited predominantly by the Tiv, Idoma and Igede.
Benue is a rich agricultural region; popularly grown crops include: oranges, mangoes, sweet potatoes, cassava, soya bean, guinea corn, flax, yams, sesame, rice, groundnuts, and Palm Tree, which is why they are called “The Food Basket of the Nation”.
Benue Liaison Office
State liaison Offices are just like embassies, they represent the interest of the state. They make it easy for citizens or indigenes of that state to process some documentation or resolve certain issues. Liaison Office means a place to act as a channel of communication between the principal place (State of Origin) and the citizen. The Benue Liaison Office is located at Mary Slessor, Asokoro 900103, Aso, Federal Capital Territory