Etim Ekpo is a town and Local Government Area (LGA) in Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria. The Local Government Area was created from the former Abak division. Etim Ekpo is one of the Annang speaking areas. The people of this area engage in trading, farming etc.
Large deposits of mineral resources such as clay, glass, sand and sharp sand. Agricultural resources include palm produce, cassava and yam. Etim Ekpo is known for its arts craft products, the area forms one of the most peaceful locations in the West African State of Nigeria. private section driven hospitality, e.g. hotels, clubs and gardens.