Akwa Ibom state

Akwa Ibom State Map - Local Government areas

  • Date Created December 04, 1996
  • Capital Upenekang
  • LGA Chairman High Chief Williams Mkpah
  • Land Area 1,200 km2.
  • Population
  • GDP

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History Of Ibeno

Ibeno Local Government Area is situated in the south-south region of Nigeria in Akwa Ibom State.  The local government area lies in the Mangrove Forest Belt of the Niger Delta region and is bordered to the west by Eastern Obolo Local Government Area, to the north by Onna, Esit Eket, and Eket, and to the south by the Atlantic Ocean.

Ibeno Local Government Area covers a vast coastal area of over 1,200 km2. Ibeno Local Government Area was created on December 4, 1996, out of the defunct Uquo-Ibeno Local Government Area by the Federal Government. The headquarters of Ibeno Local Government Area is in the town of Ukpenekang. Other towns and villages in the LGA include Okposo, Atabrikang, Iwuochang, Mkpanak, Ntafre, and Opolum.

The estimated population of Ibeno LGA is around 86,540 inhabitants. The majority of the population comprises members of the Ekid and Oron tribal affiliations. The people speak the Ibeno dialect of the Efik–Ibibio-Andoni language.


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