Essien Udim

Essien Udim
Essien Udim

Location in Nigeria

Coordinates: 5°08′0″N 7°41′0″E / 5.13333°N 7.68333°E / 5.13333; 7.68333Coordinates: 5°08′0″N 7°41′0″E / 5.13333°N 7.68333°E / 5.13333; 7.68333
Country  Nigeria
State Akwa Ibom State
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Essien Udim is one of the Annang speaking Local Government Areas in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. It was created out of the former Ikot Ekpene division and included the following clans in Annang land: Ukana, Adiasim, Ikpe, Okon, Nsasak, Ekpenyong Atai and, Ukana Ikot Ntuen,Odoro Ikot, AFaha.

Historically, it was the most populated area among the Annang Land with it headquarters in Afaha Ikot Ebak. Currently, its chairman is Rt. Hon. Nse Ntuen.In Ikpe Annang there are fourteen villages which are:Ibam, Ikot Akpan, Ikot Ntuen, Nnung Iyang, Udok, Mbia Obong, Mbiabet, Ikot Ekpe, Ikot Eside, Ebe, Ikot Abiat, Ekpeno Oton, Onion Ono, Ekoi. and the smallest village among them is Ikpe Ekoi and the largest among is Mbiabet.

The A342 highway crosses the east and the north of the LGA.

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