Girei is a city and municipality in Adamawa State. It is located along the Benue River. The dominant tribes in this area are the Fulani. However, a significant number of Bwatiers also live in villages such as Glen, Ntabo and Labond in the Gilley province. The main occupations of the people in this area are agriculture and livestock. Gilley is also home to Radio Gortel.
Travellers who want to reach Gilei by road will need to use public transport from nearby locations.
Sharwa milk is a Borno drink made from white rice. Kunungada is a peanut-based porridge. Mordam is a millet porridge taken with yogurt. Kunun Aya is a tiger nut juice. Shoeblackplant is made from hibiscus flowers.