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Location: Mkpat Enin Local Government is bounded by Ikot Abasi, Eastern Obolo, Oruk Anam, Onna and Etinan Local Government Areas.

It has a landmass of 322.352 square kilometres and is located within the industrial belt extending from Ibiono, Eket to Ikot Abasi.

Representative: Hon. Ekong Sampson

Chairman

Mfon David Eno Nkanteen

He hails from Ikot Aba, in Ikpa Ibom, Mkpat Enin Local Government Area. Born on 29th March, 1960, Hon. Nkanteen has his primary education at Ladi Lak Institute, Secondary education at Etinan Institute and later Onna Peoples High School, Onna in 1981. He also attended Federal School of Arts and Science, Suleja, Niger State, for Advanced Levels in 1986. In 1988, he gained admission into the Kwara State Polytechnic and obtained the National Diploma in Accountancy in 2000.

Hon. Nkanteen holds of Post Graduate Diploma of the Lagos State University, Lagos, and is currently undergoing studies, in the same University, for the award of Master of Business Administration, MBA, degree in Business Administration with specialty in Marketing.

He is a member of many professional bodies including Institute of Chartered Management Accountants (ACMA), 2000; Nigerian Institute of Management, Chartered (AMNIM) 2006; Certified Institute of Cost Management of Nigeria (ACICM) 2006; Chartered Institute of Local Government and Public Administration of Nigeria (ACKGPAN) 2005; and Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), in view.

He has worked as assistant store keeper in Duraplast Industries Nig. Ltd.; auditor in Henry Emeka. Oligbo & Co., a firm of chartered accountants, from 1987 and left as audit supervisor in 1990; Allied Bank staff from 1990 and left in 1995 as an officer. In 1996, he started a mini-farm business which has today become an integrated/mechanized farm in four States (Oyo, Ogun, Lagos, and Akwa Ibom (Ikot Aba). The farm has over 180 staff, graduates and non-graduates. He resigned as the Chairman/Chief Executive to contest election.

He had also served as the Parish accountant, Area accountant, and returning officer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Lagos Province.
 


A Local Government Building
 

 

People
Traditionally Ibibio speaking people with a population of 178,036 based on 2006 census figure.

The rich cultural heritage is exhibited in Ekpo, Atat and Ekong masquerades and traditional dances.

Population

MalesFemalesTOTAL:
93,92784,109178,036
* Source: 2006 National Census
 

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MKPAT ENIN In The News
Oct, 6 2011: First Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University Installed...more
Jul, 3 2010: Akpabio Chides Council Chiefs Over Non-Performance...more
Aug, 12 2009: Council Boss Task Farmers On Fadama III...more
Jun, 20 2009: Assembly Empowers Gov to Dissolve Crisis-ridden LG...more

Tourism
Tourist potentials abound in the area and are mainly private driven, e.g. hotels, gardens.
Natural Resorces
  • Abundant mineral deposits, e.g. crude oil and gas. Oil was discovered in Ikot Akpa/Ekop , Mkpat Enin Local Government Area as far back as 1953.
  • Forest reserves include timber, wood, palm produce.


Commerce
Trading, farming and hunting
 

From the Gallery
Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University, Emir of Kazaure, Jigawa State, Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON) (right), seated with Vice Chancelor of AKSU Prof. S. W. Petters (left) at the stadium of AKSU main campus, Mkpat Enin, after the installation of Alh Guests seated at the stadium of Akwa Ibom State University where Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON), Emir of Kazaure, Jigawa State was installed as first Chancellor of AKSU on 6th October, 2011 Akwa Ibom State Executive Governor and visitor to the university, His Excellency Dr. Godswill Akpabio addresses the special assembly at the stadium of AKSU main campus, Mkpat Enin, after the installation of Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON) as first Chanc Akwa Ibom State Executive Governor, His Excellency Dr. Godswill Akpabio (r), Emir of Kazaure Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON) (2nd right), Vice Chancelor of AKSU Prof. S. W. Petters (left) seated at the stadium of AKSU main campus, Mkpat Enin, after the The Vice Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University, Prof. S. W. Peters, looks on as the first Chancellor of the university, the Emir of Kazaure, Jigawa State, Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON), addresses the special assembly of the university after his ins The first Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University, the Emir of Kazaure, Jigawa State, Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON), addresses the special assembly of the university after his installation as chancellor of the university on 6th Octobe, 2011 Students of Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) witnessed the installation of their first Chancellor, the Emir of Kazaure, Jigawa State, Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON), at AKSU main campus, Mkpat Enin on 6th October, 2011 AKS Executive Governor, His Excellency Dr. Godswill Akpabio, is seated after installing the first Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University, the Emir of Kazaure, Jigawa State, Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON), at AKSU main campus, Mkpat Enin on 6th Octobe The Vice Chancellor, Prof. S. W. Petters, formally pledges the loyalty and support of the entire university to the newly installed Chancellor, the Emir of Kazaure Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON), at AKSU main campus, Mkpat Enin on 6th October, 2011 AKS Executive Governor, His Excellency Dr. Godswill Akpabio, dispalys a plaque presented by the VC of AKSU after he installed the first Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University, the Emir of Kazaure, Jigawa State, Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON), at AKSU AKS Executive Governor, His Excellency Dr. Godswill Akpabio, presents staff of office to the installed first Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University, the Emir of Kazaure, Jigawa State, Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON), at AKSU main campus, Mkpat Enin on AKS Executive Governor, His Excellency Dr. Godswill Akpabio, presents the scroll of AKSU to the installed first Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University, the Emir of Kazaure, Jigawa State, Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON), at AKSU main campus, Mkpat Enin AKS Executive Governor, His Excellency Dr. Godswill Akpabio, decorates the installed first Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University, the Emir of Kazaure Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON), at AKSU main campus, Mkpat Enin on 6th October, 2011 some traditional rulers of AKSU community and Jigawa State at the special ceremony for the installation of the first Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University, the Emir of Kazaure Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON),  at the main campus, Mkpat Enin on 6th Oc Akwa Ibom State University Chancellor designate, the Emir of Kazaure Alhaji Najib Hussaini Adamu (CON), at AKSU main campus, Mkpat Enin on 6th October, 2011 being introduced at a special assembly in the ceremony for his installation as the first Chancello
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