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Akwa Ibom Is 29 Today Being Sept 23. by lurex2rhyme(m): 8:57am On Sep 23, 2016
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. 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 . Akwa Ibom state is home to the Ibom E- Library, a world-class information center. [2] Along with English, the main spoken languages are Ibibio , Annang, Eket and Oron language
The Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Education is tasked with monitoring the education sector of the state. The current region of Akwa Ibom State in old Calabar Kingdom were the first to encounter Western education in Nigeria with the establishment of Hope Waddell Training Institute , Calabar in 1895, Methodist Boys High School, Oron in 1905 and other top flight schools such as the Holy Family College at Abak and Regina Coeli College, Essene. Currently various institutions for higher education have sprung up and spread across the state. Some educational institutes in the state are: University of Uyo Maritime Academy of Nigeria , Oron Akwa Ibom State University [Oruk Anam LGA And Mkpat Enin LGA] Obong University, Obong Ntak Inyang Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic Uyo City Polytechnic Apex Polytechnic Heritage Polytechnic , Eket School of Nursing ; Uyo , Eket , Oron , Ikot Ekpene , Etinan Akwa Ibom State College of Education, Afaha Nsit School Of Basic Studies College of Arts & Sciences, Nnung Ukim Ritman University Notable People in Akwa Ibom Here are some list of very notable people in Akwa Ibom State you are expected to know. Godswill Obot Akpabio Former Governor of Akwa Ibom State. Present Senate Minority Leader Obong Victor Attah Former Governor of Akwa Ibom State Idongesit Nkanga Former Military Governor of Akwa Ibom State Effiong Bob Umana Okon Umana Moses Ukpong Former State House of Assembly member who brought People's Democratic Party (Nigeria) to the limelight representing Eket LGA. Nsikak Eduok Chris Ekpeyong Former Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom State, with the Victor Attah administration. Onofiok Luke , the 11th Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly and the Pioneer Speaker of the Nigeria Youth Parliament. Bassey Albert Late Egbert Udo Udoma A Jurist, Administrator, Elder Statesman. Former Chief and Acting Governor-General of Uganda. Retired Justice of Supreme Court of Nigeria. National President, Ibibio State Union. Leader COR State Movement. Chairman, Constitution Drafting Committee. Late Chief Nyong Essien(CMG, CON) 1st representative of Old Province in the Legislative Council in Lagos. 1st President of Eastern Regional House of Chiefs. 1st installed President of Ibibio Union. 1st officially recognised Paramount Ruler of Uyo Akpan Isemin Late Dominic Cardinal Ekanem (CFR) Ist Cardinal in English speaking West Africa. 1st Nigerian Cardinal to qualify as a candidate to papacy. Late Chief (Dr) Clement Isong (CFR) 1st Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria.1st Civilian Governor of former Cross River State Late Brigadier-General U. J. Esuene Military Governor of the South Eastern State (1967). Samuel Okon Peter (OON), (DSP) World Heavyweight Boxing Champion. Vincent Enyeama Professional footballer and former Super Eagle Captain. Chief Don Etiebet (Former Minister of Petroleum) Comrade Ini Ememobong First Akwa Ibom indigene to be President of National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) 2009/2010.
Re: Akwa Ibom Is 29 Today Being Sept 23. by lurex2rhyme(m): 9:04am On Sep 23, 2016
in d spirit of dakada wic mean to rise . akwa ibomite rise to d faith of greatness.
special tanks goes to its past n present leaders dose alive n death for deir positive n meaningful contribution toward d development of akwa ibom state. we luv u. I cant beg to come from anyother state dan akwa ibom d land of promise. d land of uncommon pple. d land of uncommon natural resources.

long live his Excellency gov udom Emmanuel

long live akwa ibom state

long live federal republic of Nigeria
Re: Akwa Ibom Is 29 Today Being Sept 23. by lurex2rhyme(m): 9:13am On Sep 23, 2016
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