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Onna LGA

ONNALGA

Location
Bounded by Eastern Obolo, Etinan, Mkpat Einin and Eket Local Government Areas. Onna`s name derives from an acronym of the three predominant clans that live in the area: Oniong, Nnung Ndem and Awa.

Tourism
Tourist resort is privately driven, e.g. hotels, gardens and parks.

Natural Resources
Oil deposits, clay, salt, sand and gravel. Good forest reserve and aqua culture.

Commerce
Because of its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, the people of Onna are predominantly fishermen. The people are also into farming. They also engage in downstream exploration.

People
The people are Ibibio speaking stock.

Population

Males Females TOTAL:
59,598 63,775 123,373
* Source: 2006 National Census