Abak


Abak

:"Abak is also a nickname for the painter Hans von AachenAbak is a Local Government Area in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

It is one of the parent local government areas in Akwa Ibom State (created on September 1987 from Cross River State).It was later sub divided into other local governments like Oruk Anam, Etim Ekpo, Ukanafun and Ika local government areas.It is termed the most friendly local government area because of the hospitality of the people.It was one of the big social areas of the then Cross River State in the Sixties and the Seventies until the developmental concentration shifted to the capital of Akwa Ibom State which is Uyo local government area.It is a central local government for the Annang tribe. Central in the sense that most of other annang local government area inhabitants tend to settle there. It has a very strong social potential hampered by low infrastructural development.


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