NSIT IBOM Local Government Area
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Location: Nsit Ibom is located within central Akwa Ibom State and shares boundaries with Ibesikpo/Asutan, Etinan and Nsit Ubium Local Government Areas.

Representative: Hon. Anietie Sunday Etuk

Paramount Ruler: HRM Edidem Effiong Jimmy lyawot


Elder Joshua Eyo Asuquo

He was born to a Christian family of Apostle Eyo Asuquo and Senior Deaconess Arit Eyo Asuquo on 9thOctober, 1966.

He completed his primary education in 1979, and obtained his GCE in 1985. Other academic qualifications Elder Asuquo has in his kitty include: Ordinary National Diploma, OND, in Accountancy (1987; Higher National Diploma, HND, in Accountancy (1993); Post Graduate Diploma, GDM, in Comm. Admin. (1994); and Masters in Business Administration, MBA, - Financial Management- (2004).

He further bags professional qualifications and membership in the following areas: Fellow in Chartered Institute of Commerce of Nigeria, 2004 till date, Associate Member, the Chartered Institute of Taxation, 2002 till date; Affiliate Member, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria, 2005 till date; Associate Member, Certified Cost Accountants of Nigeria, 2004 till date.

He has had a brilliant and fruitful working life including being director, Josa Ven`tures Nigeria; tax and management consultant to various companies; and trainer/resource person.

Elder Asuquo has also made various contributions to community development including provision of 300 tons of chippings to Nsit Ibom Specialist Hospital project (1998); provision of scholarships to some lessprivileged members· of the society; as well as beir:1g. ins t rum e n t a I to` the completion of the Port Harcourt House along Ikot Nya Afaha Nsit Road.

A Local Government Building


The people of Nsit Ibom are of the Ibibio ethnic extraction. Renowned scholars, elites and professionals have been produced by the Local Government Area.


* Source: 2006 National Census

Recent Projects  Profile

  • Nsit Ibom LGA Akwa Ibom State borehole water project in 10 wards, in 100 days
  • Nsit Ibom LGAAkwa Ibom State ongoing 1,020 school desks projects in 100 days

Apr, 1 2012: `Why We Need University of Commerce`...more
Jul, 9 2010: AKSG Recognises 116 Traditional Rulers In Three Years, Gives Out Cars and Certificates of Recognition...more
Jul, 8 2010: Nsit Ibom People Advised to Embrace Peace ...more
Jul, 3 2010: Akpabio Chides Council Chiefs Over Non-Performance...more
Apr, 8 2010: NIPP Transmission Line Compensation Tussle Shifts to Abuja...more
Aug, 5 2009: Gov. Akpabio Gets More Support...more
May, 22 2009: 5 New Fire Stations for Akwa Ibom State...more

Natural Resorces
The Local Government Area is blessed with abundant palm produce such as oil and kernel. Cassava, yam and cocoyam have a common place. The forest region produces timber for firewood and woodwork.

Farming and trading have predominant presence, though one would also notice blacksmiths and craftmen.

From the Gallery
Gov Godswill Akpabio in a warm handshake with the prelate emeritus of Methodist Church, Dr Sunday Mbang, at the burial of the pramount ruler of Nsit Ibom, the late Edidem Effiong Jimmy Iyawot on April 17, 2009 Gov Godswill Akpabio consoling Mrs Edo Iyawot, wife of the late Paramount ruler of Nsit Ibom, Edidem Effiong Iyawot, who was buried on Friday, April 16, 2009
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