When the Tourist becomes the Tourist Attraction. Bank of the Niger River in Zamare District of Yuari Local Government Area, Kebbi State. Where the famous Annual Argungu Fishing Festival and Rigata (Marine War Fare) Festival are usually held.
The Niger River is the longest river in West Africa and the third longest in the whole of Africa extending 4,180km, cuts across different towns and villages in Nigeria from its source in the highlands of Guinea, southeastern Guinea into the Atlantic Ocean.
In June 1796, Scottish explorer Mungo Park was credited as the first European to lay eyes on the middle portion of the river in ancient times.
With over 250 different fish species, many of these settlements depends largely on the river. Farming, trades and annual festival which attracts people from different parts of the world are the major activities of small towns and villages in Yauri, which has made it a home for every tribe in Nigeria. - 34 minutes ago