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Akwa Ibom state

Akwa Ibom State Map - Local Government areas

  • Date Created November 26, 2021
  • Capital Okopedi
  • LGA Chairman Ubuo E. Uduo
  • Land Area 183.7 sq mi (475.8 km2)
  • Population 102,753
  • GDP

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History Of Okobo

Okobo  local government area is located in the South Eastern part of Nigeria. It was carved out of Oron, Akwa Ibom in 1989 during the local government creation exercise by the federal government.

The local government area is bounded by Uruan in the North-West, Oyono Estuary in the North East, Oron in the East, Urue-Offong/Oruko in the South-East, Nsit Atai in the West, Esit Eket in the south, and Nsit Ubium in the South West.

Okobo is one of the five Oron people Local Government Areas in Akwa Ibom State. It is made up of four clans, which are Afaha Okpo, Afaha Ukwong, Afaha Ibighi, Afaha Ebughu, and Afaha Okiuso. Three of these clans, namely Odu, Eta, and Atabong, are known as the Okobo people clan.

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