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UYO Land of Promise-Sights and Features

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Uyo is a beautiful city in south-eastern Nigeria and is the capital of Akwa Ibom State, a major oil producing state of Nigeria. Akwa Ibom state is in the south-south geopolitical zone of Nigeria. The city became the capital of Akwa Ibom State in September, 1987 following the creation of Akwa Ibom State from Cross River State. The city is site of the University of Uyo. The population is estimated to be about 1.5 Million in population of 2006.


Uyo is a fast growing City as the city can boast of some massive infrastructural growth in the past nine years. It has an intensive network of dual carriage roads such as the Edet Akpan Avenue currently the widest road in the Uyo metropolis. It is an eight lane Super Highway bordered with carpet grasses, flowers, trees, Traffic Lights and Street Lights. Currently some flyovers are under construction in the city to ease traffic.The city also boast of public recreational areas such as the Ibom Connection, the prestigious Le Meridien Ibom Hotel & Golf Resort which is still under construction and when completed will be the largest hotel in the west African region. The State has other recreational projects under construction such as the Ibom Tropicana Resort to boost the tourism potential of the state. This resort will include a 16 storey building 5 star hotel, a dome, a cinemaplex, shopping area, themes, water parks and other recreational facilities. It will be the first of its kind in West Africa.

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I started because despite the fact that Uyo is fastest growing city in the Niger Delta nay one of the fastest in Nigeria,it has not received the required attention on this honourable forum, so please those who have recent pictures of the beautiful city should help us put them up. Thanks

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Post up some pictures, renders, articles displaying all this fabulous growth. :)
 

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May God bless you hakon.these pics are cool. if u have more especially of those inside the city, place them. thanks, please remember to label the shots. thanks

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The Akwa Ibom secretariat is the best state secretariat in the country, very organised and beuatiful, at least i know that.
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