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Sokoto State in its present form was created in 1996 when Zamfara State was created by late General Sani Abacha.
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Zamfara State was one of the old Hausa city state. It extends up to the bend of River Rima to the Northwest and River Ka in the Southwest. Zamfara kingdom came into being in the 11th century and flourished up to the 16th century as a city state.