Mkpat Enin LGA
Mkpat Enin Local Government is bounded by Ikot Abasi, Eastern Obolo, Oruk Anam, Onna and Etinan Local Government Areas.
It has a landmass of 322.352 square kilometres and is located within the industrial belt extending from Ibiono, Eket to Ikot Abasi.
Tourist potentials abound in the area and are mainly private driven, e.g. hotels, gardens.
Abundant mineral deposits, e.g. crude oil and gas. Oil was discovered in Ikot Akpa/Ekop , Mkpat Enin Local Government Area as far back as 1953. Forest reserves include timber, wood, palm produce.
Trading, farming and hunting
Traditionally Ibibio speaking people with a population of 178,036 based on 2006 census figure.
The rich cultural heritage is exhibited in Ekpo, Atat and Ekong masquerades and traditional dances.
|* Source: 2006 National Census|