A study was undertaken to find out the influence of deforestation of the community in Ningi area of Bauchi State, Nigeria. A cross-sectional descriptive survey was carried out among the population of the study site. Simple random sampling techniques was used to drawn sample population. The data sets were collected using semi-structured questionnaire. All the data sets obtained were analysed using SPSS. The mean age of the respondents was 41.02 ±SD 22.2 years. About three-fifths (60%) of the respondents were male and the majority had diploma (31.4%) level of education. Close to three-tenths (28%) were civil servants and about 75.3 percent had 5 and above members in the family and the mean income of the respondents was 13226.7±7311.9 Naira. Among the fuel wood users, the majority stake holders (35.6%) used the fuel wood at least thrice in a day and little below six-tenths (59.3%) of the respondents were getting the fuel wood from commercial fuel wood sellers. Our findings reported that close to two-fifths of the respondents used fuel wood as an energy source for cooking. Socio-demographic factors of the respondents was significantly associated with planning to quit use of fuel wood for cooking purposes.