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Location: Located between latitudes 40° 56` Nand 5° 06` E and longitudes 7° 37` E. It shares its boundary with Etim Ekpo Local Government Areas, Essien Udim Local Government Area and Abia State. It has a landmass of 113.600 square kilometres.

Representative: Hon. Akanimo Edet

Paramount Ruler: HRM Obong (Or) Ekpenyong Okonko Udo Utun

Chairman

Hon. Saviour Ibanga Enyiekere

Born in August 1970 in Ikot Inwang, Urua lnyang, in Ika Local Government Area, he attended, St. Patrick`s Catholic School in Urua Inyang. Thereafter, he was admitted into the prestigious Queen of Apostles Seminary, Afaha Obong in Abak Local Government Area, where he completed his SSCE in 1991.

Hon. Enyiekere attended the University of Calabar where he graduated in 2004 with B.Sc in Environmental Protection and Resource Management.

His first appointment was with Nigeria Security Printing and Minting Co. Ltd, Lagos as an Admin. Clerk from 1993 to 1996. He also worked as General Manager in Global Mission Nig. Ltd., Lagos, from 1996 to 1999.

His political life has been that of continuous service to humanity. He served as the national president of National Association of Ika Students in 2001; national president, Niger Delta Environmental Students Union; national president, Confederation of Niger Delta Students, 2003-2004; national chairman, former Abak Division Youth Assembly, from 2003; and Ward secretary, Annang Clan Council, Unical, in 2004.

Others include, permanent delegate and coordinator, South South Peoples Assembly, youth directorate, Ika Local Government; secretary, AKPF, Ika, from 2003 till date; president and founder, Godswill Akpabio Vanguard (GAVAN), 2003 till date; general secretary, Friends of Godswill Akpabio in Nigeria (FOGAN), from 2005 till date; coordinator, Godswill Akpabio Guber Campaign Nomination, Ika Local Government, and member, PDP State CPC General Election, 2007.

He had also received several awards of excellence by student associations in Unical, and was also declared as the best performing Local Government Chairman for 2008 in Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District by the House of Representatives Committee on States and Local Government Affairs.

He has further been conferred with many traditional titles including Okuku Nto Ufok Ngwed Ika, and Ubokudom Nto Annang in Unical. He is happily married.
 


A Local Government Building
 

 

People
Ika belongs to the Annang speaking people of Akwa Ibom State

Population

MalesFemalesTOTAL:
38,78134,15872,939
* Source: 2006 National Census
 

Recent Projects  Profile

  • Constructed Four Classroom Block at Primary School, Ikot Edim in Odoro Ward 2.
  • Completed work and furnishing of Ika Unity Hall at Urua Inyang in Urban Ward1.
  • Constructed Four Classroom Block at Primary School, Ikot Okoroata in  Achan Ward 2.
  • Donated motorcycles to the youths, party members, elders and chieftains.
  • Constructed Ika Unity Stadium in Urban Ward 1
  • Electrification work at Ikot Akpan Anwa along Ikot Uko road in Ito Ward 2.
  • Graded Road leading from Ikot Osunkpong to Urua Inyang.
  • Constructed Fertilizer Depot at Urua Inyang in Urban Ward 1.
  • Reactivated Borehole Water at Ikot Udom in Ito Ward 3.
  • Motor Cars for Party Elders and Stalwarts.
  • Moulding of Electric Poles at Itung Achan in Achan Ward 1.
  • Constructed Four Classroom Block at Primary School, Ikot Oyo/lkot Inyang Udo in Urban Ward 1.
  • Constructed Health Centre at Ikot Apan Anwa in Ito Ward 2.
 

IKA In The News
Dec, 4 2013: University of Uyo Calls On Academic Staff to Resume Classes: Directs Deans of Faculties to Open Resumption Registers....more
Sep, 17 2013: Governor Akpabio Encourages the State to be alive in its Responsibility...more
Aug, 24 2010: AKSG Approves Contract for Electrification of Ika...more
Jul, 3 2010: Akpabio Chides Council Chiefs Over Non-Performance...more
Jan, 12 2010: Abak People Thanks Akpabio for Abak-Afaha-Obong-Etim Ekpo road...more
Aug, 5 2009: Unity Hall For Former Abak Division Soon...more

Natural Resorces
Mineral resources include deposits of oil and gas and abundant ceramics.

The area is rich in agro-allied produce such as timber, wood, palm tree and raffia palm.


Commerce
Trading, farming, arts and crafts.
 

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