NSIT ATAI Local Government Area
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Location: South East of Akwa Ibom, approximately 50 kilometres from Uyo. It is bound in the North by Uruan, in the East by Okobo, in the West by Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Areas.

Representative: Hon. Asukwo Darby Udo

Paramount Ruler: HRH Edidem Akpan Udofia Ntuen


Akpan Ibanga - Bassey

Born on the 23rd September, 1958. He hails from NsitAtai. He attended Salvation Army Primary School, where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate in 1974.

He went on to the Comprehensive Secondary School, and then to the University of Uyo, where he bagged a BA in Communication Arts in 1999.

His work experience started as Sales Manager, Esset Petroleum Nig. Ltd., Uyo and later became Chairman/CEO, Ibman Pukka Petroleum Nig. Ltd, Uyo.

He is involved in various organisations and is President General, Ikot Uyo Nsit Progressive Union. World Wide Coordinator Nsit Atai L.G.A, Godwill Akpabio/Ekpotu Campaign Organisation. Patron, Ekpotu Youth Vanguard, AKS. Patron, Friend of Godswill Akpabio in Nigeria FOGAN, Nsit Atai Chapter. Patron of many NGO `5. He is married with Children .

A Local Government Building


Ibibio outline extraction with Ibibio language as the main spoken language. Cultural influences include Ekpo, Ekpe, Ekong and other traditional dances.


* Source: 2006 National Census

Recent Projects  Profile

  • Furnishing of Secretariat Annex Odot
  • Construction of Water Project at Ikot Udo Atang
  • Renovation of Afaha Hall, odot Nsit Atai L.G.A

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Natural Resorces
  • Mineral resources include crude oil deposits, commercial quantity of salt and high quality clay.
  • Agricultural resources include plantain oil palm and palm produce. Preponderance of hard wood, timber and wild life.

Predominantly farmers and sundry traders.

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