Gongola State Wikipedia
Gongola State is a former administrative division of Nigeria. It was created on 3 February 1976 from Adamawa and Sardauna Provinces of North State, together with the Wukari Division of the then Benue-Plateau State; it existed until 27 August 1991, when it was divided into two states - Adamawa and Taraba. The city of Yola was the capital of Gongola State.
Gongola State was governed by an Executive Council.