Odukpani

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Odukpani
LGA and town
Country  Nigeria
State Cross River State
Time zone UTC+1 (WAT)

Odukpani is a Local Government Area in Cross River State, Nigeria. It lies between latitude 5°4'52.46''N and longitude 8°20'59.7''E and has an elevation approximately 413ft.[1] It is largely populated by the Efik people.[2]

President Olusegun Obasanjo announced in March 2006 that a 561 megawatt gas turbine power station was to be opened at Ikot Nyong in the LGA.[3] In April 2008 the House Committee on Power and Steel was investigating the power station project, which was only 30% complete and eight months behind schedule, although the contractor had been fully paid.[4]

Settlements in Odukpani include Akpap Okoyong, Eki, Eniong Abatim, Ito, Idere, Ukwa Ibom, Creek Town, Inuakpa Okoyong, Okurikang. The LGA has approximately a population of 257,800 persons. [5]

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Inuakpa Okoyong