Akwa Ibom is a state in Nigeria. It is located in the coastal southern part of the country, lying between latitudes 4°32′N and 5°33′N, and longitudes 7°25′E and 8°25′E. The state is 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 and the southernmost tip of Cross River State. Its state capital is Uyo.
Akwa Ibom is one of Nigeria’s 36 states, with a population of over 5 million people and more than 10 million people in diaspora. It was created in 1987 from the former Cross River State and is currently the highest oil- and gas-producing state in the country. The state’s capital is Uyo, with over 500,000 inhabitants. Akwa Ibom has an airport (Akwa Ibom International Airport) and two major seaports on the Atlantic Ocean with a proposed construction of a world-class seaport Ibaka Seaport at Oron.
The state also boasts of a 30,000-seater ultramodern sports complex built by former Governor now senator God's will Akpabia (The first Annang governor since the creation of the state). Akwa Ibom state is home to the Ibom E-Library, a world-class information center courtesy Sen. Akpabio too.
Along with English, the main spoken languages are Ibibio, Annang, Eket and Oron languages.
In Akwaibom we have lots of delicacies. Most are vegetable based soups such as Edikan Ikong, Afia Efere, Ekpan nkukwo made with cocoyam and green leaf and so many others. Also we have seafood delicacies which use periwinkles, crayfish and fish as a very important ingredient. Not forgetting our plantain dishes.... (When we handle unripe plantain in 101ways for you, you will forget your name😂😂😂😀).
There are a variety of locally planted fruits that are not chemically planted, one delicious one is breadfruit. (Think of visiting Akwaibom o *winks*😂😀). Oh lets i forget, boiled crab is one of the special delicacies aside other sea foods like periwinkles and fish.
The best of foods you can think of 100% organic are from Akwaibom and we are the best cook in the whole wide world... (If you doubt send your man there and have your self to blame because he will never return to you😂😂😂😂😂😂).
We have the best tourist sites and we are welcoming, lovely and accommodating to a fault.
Check the pictures below for the tourist sites starting with popular de meridian hotel and golf resorts... (Don't you wish your state is great as mine?)😇😇😇😂
We are one of the oil producing states in Niger Delta incase you don't know😜
Incase you don't know I am eyen akwaibom and proud Annang woman and Akpabio is my Senator.... 👌🙌😍😝😛
I dakkada and urge all my brothers and sisters to dakkada let's join hand with Gov. Udom Emmanuel to make akwaibom great.
Happy birthday my dear state... The land of promise.
Benny Umoren celebrates her dear state Akwaibom........
Tourist sites here👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇