Gombe is a forward looking state with significant economic reasources and excellent mineral resources potentials. Created on October 1 1996 out of the former Bauchi State. It is located in the north eastern zone, right within the expansive savannah region and shares a common boundary with the states of Borno, Taraba, Adamamwa and Bauchi.
Gombe State has an area 20,265 Square Kilometers with a population 2.4 Million with its Capital in Gombe. Other major cities include Dukku, Billiri, Bajoga and Kaltungo. Gombe State has various ethnic groups like Tangale, Terawa, Waja, Kumo, Fulani, Kanuri, Bolewa, Jukun, Pero/Shonge, Tula, Cham, Lunguda, Dadiya, Banbuka , Hausa and Kamo/Awak among others.