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Nsit Ibom is a local government area in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, it shares common boundaries with Ibesikpo Asutan, Etinan, Nsit Ubium and Uyo Local Government Areas. The people of Nsit Ibom are of the Ibibio ethnic extraction.[2]

Nsit Ibom
Nsit Ibom is located in Nigeria
Nsit Ibom
Nsit Ibom
Location in Nigeria
Coordinates: 4°53′0″N 7°54′0″E / 4.88333°N 7.90000°E / 4.88333; 7.90000
Country Nigeria
StateAkwa Ibom State
 • ChairmanHon. Eric Effiong Akpan
 • Total55.8 sq mi (144.6 km2)
 • Total137,900
 • Density2,500/sq mi (950/km2)
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Nsit Ibom has a male population of 57,750 and a female population of 50,861 for aa total of 108,611 according to the 2006 National Census.[3]

September 1991 In September 1991, the present Nsit Ibom Local Government Area was carved out leaving Nsit Ubium with its present two clans — Nsit and Ubium with 65 recognised villages and some other villages which are in existence.

Urban Communities edit

Nsit Ibom comprises the following urban communities: Afaha Offiong, Edeobom, Oboyo Ikot Ita, Oboetim Ikot Ekong, Obio Okpok, Obo Ntong, Ikot Obok, Obo Etok, ikot enwene, Mbiaso, Afaha Nsit, Asang and Okukok. It has 2 sub-clans: Asanga and Mbiaso. The Akwa Ibom State College of Education (AKSCOE), is located at Afaha Nsit, Mbiaso. The late Bishop D. J. Umondak, a Bishop of the Christ Holy Sanctified Church and the founder of Nsit Peoples Grammar School, Afaha Offiong hailed from this local government.

Nsit Ibom has its headquarters in Afaha Offiong.

Tertiary Institutions in Nsit Ibom edit

  1. Akwa Ibom State College of Education, Afaha Nsit
  2. Maurid Polytechnic, Mbiaso
  3. Nice Polytechnic, Afaha Offiong

Political Background edit

Nsit Ibom presently[when?] has a new political dispensation consisting of youths and wealthy personalities enhancing development. The LGA Chairman Elder Joshua, had been working hand in hand with the people of Nsit Ibom towards a strategic development. He also wants to reunite the People into one PDP group. Nsit Ibom has also developed from grassroot level, which is being used to disseminate the dividends of democracy to the poor people.[citation needed]

Deaconess Otobong Sunny Aaron is currently the Transition Chairman.[4]

References edit

  1. ^ "Akwa Ibom State: Subdivisions". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 2024-02-05.
  2. ^ "Nsit Ibom Local Government Area". www.manpower.com.ng. Retrieved 2021-09-11.
  3. ^ "Nsit-Ibom « HEYPLACES.COM.NG". heyplaces.com.ng. Retrieved 2021-09-11.
  4. ^ Anthony, Lovina (2023-12-06). "Akwa Ibom Assembly approves Gov Eno's request to constitute transition committees in LGAs". Daily Post Nigeria. Retrieved 2024-01-12.