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    Is Akwa Ibom The Cleanest State In Nigeria?

    Akwa Ibom State – Cleanest state in Nigeria?

    Akwa Ibom is one of the 36 states of Nigeria.

    – It is located in the South-South geopolitical zone of Nigeria

    – named after the Qua Iboe River which runs through the state

    – carved out of Cross River State in 1987

    – its capital city is Uyo

    – has 31 local government areas

    – is the largest oil and gas-producing state in Nigeria

    – is called the cleanest state in Nigeria.

    – has a land mass of 7,081 square kilometres

    – has a population of about 6 million

    – its key ethnic groups and indigenous languages are Ibibio, Anaang, Oron and Obolo.

    – notable people from Akwa Ibom include Samuel Peter (former world heavyweight boxing champion), Udo Udoma (former chief justice of Uganda), Hilda Baci (former Guinness Book of Records record holder of the longest cooking marathon), Vincent Enyeama (former captain of Nigeria’s Super Eagles), Ini Edo (Nollywood actress), Nse Ikpe-Etim (Nollywood actress), Ime Bishop Umoh aka Okon (Nollywood actor), Emem Isong (film-maker)

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