Boki which is a Local Government Area (LGA) located in Cross River state, Nigeria, was created on 28th August 1991, and has its capital/headquarters in a town of Boje. The region has a contiguous border with the Republic of Cameroon and is known internationally as a commercial centre for agricultural commodities such as cocoa, coffee, timber, and palm products. Boki Local Government Area is bordered in the west by Ogoja, north by Obudu, south by Ikom Local Government Area while in the west, it is bordered by the Republic of Cameroon.
Boki has a social life-style which was handed down from generation to generation include inter-village cultural dance, age grade meetings, circumcision festivals, burial ceremonies and communal farming. Its major cultural and traditional festival include Boki new yam festival, Irruan Boki Local Government Area, Edien festival, Borum and cassava festival. During these festivals and other social occasions, some popular music including Obam, Mgbe, Atam, Obon, Bekarim, Awaribo, Obashi and Enya-Atu are played.