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Location: Bounded by Eastern Obolo, Etinan, Mkpat Einin and Eket Local Government Areas.

Representative: Hon. Bassey Akpan Willie

Paramount Ruler: His Eminence Akwaedidem (Dr) Akpabio Udo Ukpa FCE (JP), Oku lbom lbibio II

Chairman

Hon. (Deac.) Owodighe I. Ekpoattai

Born on 25th June, 1966, she attended Primary School, Ikot Ibiok, in Eket Local Government Area which she completed in1 975. She had her secondary education at Government Secondary, Afaha Eket, and completed it in 1980.

By 1987, she had completed the Bible and Missionary Theological College, Ikot Abasi, where she bagged a Diploma in Theology.

She later attended the University of Uyo and obtained B.Sc degree in Accounting in 1995 and by 2003 had completed an MBA in Accounting at Imo State University, Owerri.

She had worked variously as a teacher at Billson Secondary School, Eket; Accountant, Sub Treasury, Ministry of Finance, Akwa Ibom State; Safety Coordinator, Field Aviation Services, QIT, Ibeno. She had also served as a director in Quincy Kings Resources Ltd, Eket, and Imefaith Household Wares, Eket.

Her hobbies include singing, counseling, and reading. She is happily married to Hon. Barr. Ime Ekpoattai and the marriage is blessed with children.
 


A Local Government Building
ONNA Local Government Area
Onna`s name derives from an acronym of the three predominant clans that live in the area: Oniong, Nnung Ndem, and Awa.
 

 

People
The people are Ibibio speaking stock.
Population

MalesFemalesTOTAL:
59,59863,775123,373
* Source: 2006 National Census
 

Recent Projects  Profile

  • Construction of a block of market stalls at Ikot Edor/Mkpaeto market, Onna
  • Construction of a block of 4 classrooms at Oniong West Secondary School, Ikot Edor, Onna
  • Construction of a block of 4 Classrooms at Primary School, Okat, Onna
  • Construction of a block of 4 Classrooms at Primary School, Abak Ishiet, Onna
  • Construction of a block of 4 classrooms and offices at Primary School, Ikot Abasi, Onna
  • Construction of a block of 4 Classrooms and Office at Primary School, Okat, Onna
  • Construction of a block of 4 Classrooms and offices at Primary School, Ikot Ebidang, Onna
  • Construction of a block of 2 Classroom and Office at Primary School, Abak Ishiet, Onna
  • Construction of a block of 2 Classrooms and office at Primary School, Ikot Ese Ishiet, Onna
  • Renovation of Principal quarters at Secondary School, Nung Oku, Itina, Onna
  • Renovation of Principal quarters at Community Secondary School, Nung Oku Itina, Onna
  • Rehabilitation of Staff Quarters at Secondary School, Nung Oku Itina, Onna
  • Construction of VIP toilet at Secondary School, Nung Oku Itina, Onna
  • Construction of a VIP toilet at Primary School, Ikot Ebidang, Onna
  • Rehabilitation of Staff Quarters at Secondary, Nung Oku Itina, Onna
  • Construction of a Block of 4 Classrooms at Primary School, Ikot Ebidang, Onna
  • Rehabilitation of Ederebo Market, Ikot Akpatek, Onna 
 

ONNA In The News
Jul, 8 2010: Odio People in Onna To Site Electricity Soon ...more
Nov, 4 2009: Investors Seek Reactivation of Onna Rice Farm...more
Aug, 27 2009: Community Urges Governor To Go For Second Term...more
Oct, 21 2008: Society urges Akwa Ibom to reactivate rice mill ...more

Tourism
Tourist resort is privately driven, e.g. hotels, gardens and parks.
Natural Resorces
  • Oil deposits, clay, salt, sand and gravel.
  • Good forest reserve and aqua culture.


Commerce
Because of its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, the people of Onna are predominantly fishermen. The people are also into farming. They also engage in downstream exploration.
 

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