Akwa Ibom is one of the states located in the southern part of Nigeria.The state,which was formed in the year 1987,has uyo as its capital city.
You probably don't know that some of your favourite celebrities are actually from Akwa Ibom State.There are eight of them on this list and they are:
William Paul Troost-Ekong (born on 1st September 1993),is a Nigerian professional Footballer who plays as a centre back for Italian club Udinese.
2. Ime Bishop Umoh
Ime Bishop Umoh(known as Okon Lagos or Udo Yes) was born on July 15th 1981. is a Nigerian actor and Comedian.
3. Vincent Enyeama
Vincent Enyeama( born 29th August 1982),is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper.
Innocent Udeme Udofot popularly known by his stage name "Mc Galaxy" is a Nigerian singer and Songwriter.
5. Iniobong Edo Ekim
Iniobong Edo Ekim popularly known as Ini Edo(born 23th April 1982) is a Nigerian actress.she began her film Career in 2000 and she have featured in more than 100 movies since her debut.
6. Mfon Sunday Udoh
Mfon Sunday Udoh(born 14th march 1992),is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a forward for USL championship club Fc Tulsa and the Nigerian National Team.
7. Eve Esin
Eve Esin(born on 17th October 1986) is a talented Nollywood actress who won the city people Entertainment awards for most promising Actress in Nigeria in 2015.
8.Samuel Emem Edouk
Samuel Emem Edouk (born on 31st January 1994) is a professional footballer who plays as a winger and striker for Turkish club Konyaspor.
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