Akwa Ibom State popularly known as the "land of
promise" was created from the old Cross River State
and is located in the south-east corner of Nigeria.
It shares boundaries with Abia State on the north,
the Atlantic ocean on the south, Cross River State on the east and Rivers State on the west.
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