List of 31 Local Governments in Akwa Ibom State and their Headquarters.

List of 31 Local Governments in Akwa Ibom State and their Headquarters.

Akwa Ibom State is a state among the 36 States in Nigeria which is in the South-South geopolitical zone of Nigeria, bordered on the east by Cross River State, on the west by Rivers State and Abia State, and on the south by the Atlantic Ocean. The state takes its name from the Qua Iboe River which bisects the state before flowing into the Bight of Bonny. Akwa Ibom State was created on 23 September 1987 from the former Cross River State, South South Geo-political Region of Nigeria.

The main ethnic groups of the state include: Ibibio, Anaang, Oron and Obolo. Of these, the Ibibio remain the majority and have held sway in the state since its creation. The people of Akwa Ibom are predominantly Christians.

List of 31 Local Governments in Akwa Ibom State and their Headquarters.

There are 31 Local government areas in Akwa ibom listed below:

  1. Abak ,
  2. Eastern Obolo ,
  3. Eket ,
  4. Esit Eket ,
  5. Essien Udim ,
  6. Etim Ekpo ,
  7. Etinan ,
  8. Ibeno ,
  9. Ibesikpo Asutan ,
  10. Ibiono Ibom ,
  11. Ika ,
  12. Ikono ,
  13. Ikot Abasi ,
  14. Ikot Ekpene ,
  15. Ini ,
  16. Itu ,
  17. Mbo ,
  18. Mkpat Enin ,
  19. Nsit Atai ,
  20. Nsit Ibom ,
  21. Nsit Ubium ,
  22. Obot Akara ,
  23. Okobo ,
  24. Onna ,
  25. Oron ,
  26. Oruk Anam ,
  27. Udung Uko ,
  28. Ukanafun ,
  29. Uruan ,
  30. Urue-Offong/Oruko ,
  31. Uyo

List of languages in Akwa Ibom State, and their local government areas

The following table lists languages of Akwa Ibom State, and the local government areas in which they are spoken:

Language LGA(s) spoken in
Anaang Abak, Essien Udim, Ika, Ikot Ekpene, Oruk-Anam, Ukanafun,Etim ekpo,
Obolo Eastern Obolo
Ekid Eket, Esit Eket
Etebi Esit Eket
Ibibio Etinan, Ibiono Ibom, Ikono, Ikot Abasi, Itu, Mkpat Enin, Nsit Atai, Nsit-Ubium, Onna, Uruan, Uyo, Ini.
Ibuno Ibeno
Ika Oku Ika
Nkari Ini
Itu Mbon Uso Ini
Idere Itu
Efik Itu, Uruan
Ebughu Mbo, Oron
Efai Mbo
Enwan Mbo
Oro Mbo, Oron, Udung Uko, Urue-Offrong-Oruko
Iko Eastern Obolo
Okobo Okobo
Ilue Oron
Khana Oruk-Anam

List of 31 Local Governments in Akwa Ibom State and their Headquarters.

Akwa Ibom State has about 6,900 Km2 Total land area. Akwa Ibom Local Government Areas: 31 LGAs: Abak, Eastern Obolo, Eket, Esit Eket, Essien Udim, Etim Ekpo, Etinan, Ibeno, Ibesikpo Asutan, Ibiono Ibom, Ika, Ikono, Ikot Abasi, Ikot Ekpene, Ini, Itu, Mbo, Mkpat Enin, Nsit Atai, Nsit Ibom, Nsit Ubium, Obot Akara, Okobo, Onna, Oron, Oruk Anam, Udung Uko, Ukanafun, Uruan, Urue-Offong/Oruko, Uyo.

Major crops in the state are Plantain, Oil Palm, Banana, Cassava, Yam, Cocoa. Solid minerals are also Kaolin, Limestone, and Coal.

There are six agricultural zones in Akwa Ibom state: Oron, Abak, Ikot Ekpene, Etinan, Eket, and Uyo.

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