The people are made up of the Ibibio ethnic group with diverse cultural heritage and tradition. They speak Ibibio language.
|* Source: 2006 National Census|
IKOT ABASI In The News
- Renovation of Council Hall Ikot Akpan
- Construction of Library/Information Center
- Construction of Bore Holes
- Renovation of Civic Centre, Ikwa Ete
- Construction of Health Centre, Ikot Ekara
- Construction of Health Centre, Ikot Umiang
- Construction Ikot Ata Udo Council Hall
- Construction Ikot Efre Civic Centre
|Dec, 4 2013: University of Uyo Calls On Academic Staff to Resume Classes: Directs Deans of Faculties to Open Resumption Registers....more|
|Nov, 28 2013: Pensioners in Akwa Ibom Assured of Better Living Conditions after Retirement...more|
|Oct, 7 2013: Activities marking 2013/2014 Legal Year climax today with Interdenominational Church Service...more|
|Mar, 7 2012: Nigerian Navy Urged To Establish Secondary School In Akwa Ibom...more|
|Jul, 11 2011: Nigerian-American Physician Lauds Free Medical Services by Nigerian Army...more|
|Jun, 24 2011: Federal Lawmaker Wages War on Indiscriminate Dumping of Refuse In AKS...more|
|May, 25 2011: Gas Plant Project for Inauguration Soon - Akpabio
|May, 10 2011: Electricity Distribution: Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Others Float Company
|Oct, 20 2010: AKS SUBEB Poise for Greater Performance...more|
|Oct, 17 2010: Power Sector Intervention: AK PHCN Distribution May Be Acquired By AKSG...more||
From the Gallery
the area is dotted with tourist attraction centres. Her beautiful beach front at Uta Ewa, the Berger Jetty along Uta Ewa creek and the coastline create attractive tourist resorts.
Has an abundant gas and oil deposits which have attracted many establishments to the area. The oil fields include Utapate (onshore). Adna (offshore) and Asabo (offshore).
Arable agricultural produce include cassava, yam, sweet yam and maize while cash crops are not limited to oil palm, coconut, raffia, rubber and palm kernel. There is abundant forest reserve for timber and wild life while commercial fishing thrives in the area.
Fishing, trading, subsistence farming.