Nsit-Ibom

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Nsit Ibom
LGA
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; 7.90000Coordinates: 4°53′0″N 7°54′0″E / 4.88333°N 7.90000°E / 4.88333; 7.90000
Country  Nigeria
State Akwa Ibom State
Government
 • Chairman Hon. Eric Effiong Akpan
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Nsit Ibom is a Nigerian local government area located within central Akwa Ibom State and sharing boundaries with Ibesikpo/Asutan, Etinan, Nsit Ubium and Uyo Local Government Areas. The people of Nsit Ibom are of the Ibibio ethnic extraction.

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.[citation needed]

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, Asang and Okukok. It has 2 sub-clans: Asang 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.

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]