Itu, Nigeria

Itu is located in the southeast of Nigeria and is a Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. The Local Government Area occupies a landmass of approximately 606.1 0 square kilometers. It is bounded in the North and North-East by Odukpani in Cross River State and Arochukwu in Abia State, in the West by Ibiono Ibom and Ikono Local Government Areas, in the South and southeast by Uyo and Uruan Local Government Areas, respectively.[1][2][3]

Itu is located in Nigeria
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 5°10′0″N 7°59′0″E / 5.16667°N 7.98333°E / 5.16667; 7.98333Coordinates: 5°10′0″N 7°59′0″E / 5.16667°N 7.98333°E / 5.16667; 7.98333
Country Nigeria
StateAkwa Ibom State
 • TypeDemocratic
 • Total234.02 sq mi (606.10 km2)
 • Total127,033
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Towns and Villages in Itu LGA

The following Towns and villages that make up Itu LGA, they are:


Obot Etim,


Ema Itam,

Ikot Annie,

Ekit Itam,

Obong Itam,

Ekiri Itam,

Mbak Atai,

Ikot Ayan,

Ekim itam

Ikot Andem Itam

Ikot Akpan,


Mbiatok Itam,

Mbiaku Itam,


Efe Itam,

Afaga Itam

Akon Itam



Adang Itam

Ikot Anyan


Ikot Ukono,

Ikot Ebom Itam;

Ikot Ekang;

Ikot Ekwere Itam;

Ikot Emien Itam;

Ikot Etpuk;

Ikot Mbonde Itam;

Ikot Obio Atai I;

Ikot Obio Enang;

Ikot Obong Edong;

Ikot Abiyak

Mbak Ikot Oku;

Mbak Obio;

Mbribit Itam;

Ntak Inyang;

Nung Ukot Itam;

Nwut Usiong,

Afaha Ube;

Afaha Ude Oke;

Atai Ibiaku Itam;

Ekit-Itom Akpan Obong;

Ikot Abasi Itam;

Ikot Akpabio-Ayadehe;

Ikot Onoi;

Ikot Udo

Mkapna Uruk, and Ika oku.

Economy of the Itu LGA peopleEdit

Farming is a major occupation in Itu LGA with various harvests, for example, gmelina, raffia palm, oil palm, and plantain filled nearby. Additionally, a few mineral stores are found in Itu LGA and these incorporate raw petroleum, salt, limestone, and rock. Fishing is also one more basic element of the economy of Itu LGA with the space's numerous waterways being wealthy in fish. Other significant ventures embraced by individuals of Itu LGA incorporate exchange and stumbling.[4] Itu local government council's Secretariat been located in Mbak Atai Itam beside at calabar-ltu highway road that linked to cross-rivers state. 17 May 1994-year was inaugurated day Itu L.G.A became established by Military administrator, LT.Col Yakubu Bako.[citation needed]

Notable peopleEdit


  1. ^ Editor, Online (1 March 2017). "Akwa Ibom, Cross Rivers, Ebonyi Fail to Reach Consensus on Boundary Disputes". THISDAYLIVE. Retrieved 22 March 2017. {{cite news}}: |last= has generic name (help)
  2. ^ Cross River and Akwa Ibom State Population Bulletin 1983-90: 1963 Population of Cross River and Akwa Ibom State. Statistics Division, Ministry of Finance & Economic Planning. 1 January 1985.
  3. ^ Local Governments in Akwa Ibom State. Special Duties Department, Military Administrator's Office. 1 January 1996.
  4. ^ "Itu Local Government Area". Retrieved 18 September 2021.
  5. ^ Nigeria, Media (8 June 2018). "Biography Of Emem Eduok (Footballer)". Media Nigeria. Retrieved 13 September 2021.

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