Kajuru is a Local Government Area (LGA) in Kaduna state, Nigeria. Its headquarters is at Kajuru town. It was carved out of Chikun local government area in March 1997 by the military administration of General Sani Abacha's regime. At creation, it was made up of two traditional districts which are kajuru and kufana. Additional districts were created bringing the number to 14 districts (Toro 2001). Kajuru is bordered by Igabi local government area to the north, Chikun local government to the west, Kaura local government to the east, Zangon Kataf local government Area and Kachia local government area to the south-west and south respectively.
The dominant tribe in Kajuru LGA is the Adara tribe. Other tribes also dwell here. The three common religions are practiced here; christian religion, Islamic religion and traditional religion. Dwellers of this area generally engage in agriculture, paving way for the production of food and cash crops, livestock rearing, poultry trading and crafts making. The major system of farming practiced is the subsistence farming by peasant farmers with few people who invested in commercial farming who produces large quantity of agricultural products.