Stadium, Library, Own Airline & More, 5 Fascinating Facts About Akwa Ibom State In Nigeria

by Shreya Ghosh
Stadium, Library, Own Airline & More, 5 Fascinating Facts About Akwa Ibom State In Nigeria

Akwa Ibom State is a great example of architectural development and technological advancement in Nigeria. From being home to one of Africa’s most humongous libraries to having its own airline, this state truly is a whole new world with so much enhancement and progress to witness all around. Here is all the captivating and outstanding info about the state that will surely blow your mind!

5 Interesting Facts You Need To Know About Akwa Ibom State

Africa Facts Zone took to its Twitter handle @AfricaFactsZone to share facts about this state in Nigeria. They shared some beautiful pictures of all the massive development and added some small deets and important pieces of information about all these. Keep on reading to know all about it!

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1. Great Roads

If you wonder where to find the best roads in Nigeria, your answer is Akwa Ibom State. You will find the best quality roads, spectacular highways, and smooth road connectivity. It is even said that this state has the best-constructed roads in entire Nigeria.

2. Godswill Akpabio International Stadium

If you are a football fan and love to watch football matches from all around the world, you must be well aware of the CAF Confederation Cup. The intense final match of the 2022 CAF Confederation Cup was hosted at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Akwa Ibom state, Uyo.

3. Dakkada Towers

Dakkada Towers is an excellent example of advancement. Akwa Ibom state is the home to this tower of 21 storey.

4. Ibom Air

The Nigerian state also owns its airline. The state government owns an airline named Ibom Air. It is the first and the only sub-national airline in the entire African continent.

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5. Ibom E-library

Ibom E-library is one of the biggest libraries in Africa with a seating capacity of 1,000 people. And the capital of Akwa Ibom State, Uyo is also the home to this library. Ibom E-library houses games for children, a playground, separate reading areas, and a lot more. In fact, it is also the first digital type library in West Africa.

Isn’t this state one of the best parts of Nigeria?

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