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Location: It is located in the South West corner of Akwa Ibom State at latitude 40` 32` to 400 Nand longitude 70` 25` to 70045` E. It is bounded by Oruk Anam Local Government Area in the North, Mkpat Enin and Eastern Obolo Local Government Areas in the West and the Atlantic Ocean in the South. The Imo River forms the natural boundary in the East separating it from Rivers State.

Chairman

N/A
 


A Local Government Building
 

 

People
The people are made up of the Ibibio ethnic group with diverse cultural heritage and tradition. They speak Ibibio language.


Population

MalesFemalesTOTAL:
70,19261,831132,023
* Source: 2006 National Census
 

Recent Projects  Profile

  • 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
 

IKOT ABASI In The News
Jan, 16 2014: Gov. Akpabio Urges Nigerians to be committed to the Sustenance of Democratic Rule...more
Dec, 17 2013: Gov. Akpabio to Be Honoured by Niger Delta Youths...more
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 ...more
May, 10 2011: Electricity Distribution: Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Others Float Company ...more

Tourism
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.
Natural Resorces
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.


Commerce
Fishing, trading, subsistence farming.
 

From the Gallery
R-L: Governor Godswill Akpabio; PDP State Chairman, Obong Paul Ekpo; and former Deputy Governor of AKS, Obong Nsima Ekere at Ikot Abasi Federal Constituency Town Hall Meeting Gov Akpabio cutting the tape to commission a 300 capacity Council Hall at Ikot Abasi Local Government Council. He is assisted by his wife, Unoma (2nd right), Speaker AKHA, Elder Samuel Ikon (right) and lady Valerie Ebe, Deputy Governor Akwa Ibom State (le Governor Akpabio receiving a souvenir from Obong O. D. Etukafia  during a courtesy call by Elders & Stakeholders of the Constituency Ikot Abasi/Mkpat Enin/Eastern Obolo Fed. Constituency at the Governor Gov Eket-Ikot Abasi road dualisation
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