Benue State is one of the North Central states in Nigeria. The State is a rich agricultural region; popularly grown crops include; oranges, mangoes, sweet potatoes, groundnuts, soya bean, guinea corn, flax, yams, palm tree, cassava, and rice.
However, Here are 4 Nigerian Celebrities From Benue State:
1. Ada Ameh
Ada Ameh was born May 15, 1974 in Ajegunle, Lagos State although she hails from Benue State.
Ameh did her primary and secondary school education in Lagos state but eventually quit school at age 14.
She is a Nigerian actress who has spent more than two decades in the Nigerian movie industry and she came into limelight after she played her character as Anita in 1996 movie titled “Domitilla”.
2. Terry G
Gabriel Oche Amanyi also known by his stage name Terry G was born March 17,1986 in Benue State.
He is a Nigerian rapper,singer, songwriter and record executive. Some of his albums are Free Me, Ginjah ur Swaggah, Season 1, Terry Gzuz, Book of Ginger.
Terry G regards ‘2 Face Idibia’ as his greatest mentor.
3. Tu Face
Innocent Ujah Idibia popularly known by his stage name 2Baba was born 18 September 1975 in Jos but hails from Idoma ethnic group in the southern part of Benue State.
He is a Nigerian singer, musician, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, humanitarian, philanthropist,and activist.
The 45-years-old is married to Nigerian award-winning actress, model, serial entrepreneur, movie producer Annie Macaulay – Idibia.
4. Sharon Ooja
Sharon Ooja was born April 6, 1991 in Kaduna, Nigeria but hails from Benue State.
She began her acting career when she relocated to Lagos in 2013. She is a graduate of mass communication from Houdegbe North American University Benin.
Sharon is a Nigerian actress and became famous after she played the role of “Shalewa” in the web series Skinny Girl in Transit.