Akwa Ibom

Welcome to Current affairs page for Akwa Ibom State — Land of Promise

The state was created on September 23, 1987 by General Ibrahim Babangida. It is located in the South-South region of Nigeria, and there are 31 local governments with the state capital being Uyo.

State Capital

The state capital is Uyo.

State Slogan

The official state slogan is Land of Promise.

Creation Date

The state was created on September 23, 1987.

State Creator

The state was created by General Ibrahim Babangida.


The population is 5,450,758.

Land Area

It has a land area of 7,081 square kilometres.

Number of Local Governments

There are 31 local governments here.

Geopolitical Zone

This state is situated in South-South geopolitical zone.

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