LGA and town in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria
Eket is in Akwa Ibom State.
The town of Eket is an industrial city that has evolved into a conurbation, bringing together various communities. The Eket Local Government Area is estimated to be around 176,000 km² with an estimated population in 2013 of 219,000 people.
The area is oil-rich, and Eket is the thriving hub of a new oil and gas business, with more than 250 companies providing support services such as catering, flights, and exports. It is the hub of Mobil Producing Nigeria operations.
- 1 Victor Attah International Airport (Akwa Ibom Airport), Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Victor Attah International Airport serves the capital city of Uyo and neighbouring towns in the Akwa Ibom State. The airport is designed to handle larger aircraft operations including Boeing 787 and A380 aircraft. Akwa Imbom offers domestic services to Lagos and Abuja. The airport was renamed in honour of former Akwa Ibom state governor Obong Victor Attah in 2018.
The East-West Federal Highway, Eket-Etinan road, Eket-QIT Road, and Eket-Jamestown Road pass through the town.
- 1 Food Affairs Restaurant, 41, Grace Bill Road, ☏ +234 802 749 6500, +234 806 344 4005, email@example.com. For eat-in and outdoor catering services. You can order local dishes like Afang and Edikang Ikong soup. Also sells jollof rice, peppet soup and chicken salads.