Hunki Ox-Bow Lake Nasarawa State

Hunki Ox-Bow Lake

Hunki Lake is located 30km away from Awe town, Headquarter of Awe LGA and 130km from Lafia, the State Capital. The lake is like an Ox-bow, shaped in two arms with each of them measuring 6-7 kilometres long and 70 kilometres wide.

The lake that derives its name from the host Hunki, a settlement in Tunga district of the Awe local government. The Lake’s common wildlife is hippopotamus, manatees, fish, etc. It has great potentials for a fishing festival.

It also host an annual fishing festival.

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