Quan Pan came was created by Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida popularly called IBB by Nigerians but, before its creation it was part of Shendam LGA and now has its headquarters in Ba’ap town. The major ethnic group and languages spoken in Quan Pan LGA of Plateau State are Pan and Goemai.
Quan Pan LGA has a total of eight districts and its falls under Plateau South Senatorial district and Shendam, Mikang and Quan Pan federal constituency while it has two constituency in the Plateau State House of Assembly which are Quan Pan South and Quan Pan North.
Since its creation, Quan Pan had a total number of 18 LGA Chairmen till date and its paramount ruler is the Long Pan of Quan Pan, a first class chief and the President of Quan Pan traditional institution.
The people of Quan Pan are hardworking and industrial individuals who undertake ventures in agriculture and industrial commercial activities. It has days allocated for market activities in major towns and communities.