Today, 23rd September, is the birthday of
The state clocks 25 today as it was created on 23rd September, 1987.
Akwa Ibom is a state
named after the Qua Iboe river. It is located in the coastal South-Southern
part of the country, lying between latitudes 4°321 and 5°331 North, and
longitudes 7°251 and 8°251 East. 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 southern-most tip of
Cross River State. Akwa
Akwa Ibom is one of
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 Nigeria and is currently
the highest oil and gas producing state in the country. The state’s capital is Uyo with over 500,000 inhabitants.
has an airport (Akwa Ibom International Airport) and two
major sea ports on the Atlantic Ocean with a proposed construction of
a world class seaport Ibaka Seaport at Oron.
Along with English, the main spoken languages are Ibibio,
and Oron languages. Cross River
|Princess Anne Inyang|
Also, international gospel star, Princess Anne Inyang is marking her birthday today. Anne came into the limelight in 1996 with the release of her debut "ALL THE WAY WITH JESUS" which housed the monster hit track "AKANAM NKWE", a song that celebrates God's unconditional love. This song has won numerous awards and still winning.Anne has performed on uncountable stages within and outside
and one of her music
ambassadors – Anne Inyang a happy birthday. Hip hip hip…hurray….! Akwa Ibom
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