Calabar South

Calabar South Local Government Area is in the Southern Senatorial District of Cross River State. The headquarter is located at Anantigha.

CALABAR SOUTH
Location of Calabar South Local Government Area in Cross River State
Senatorial DistrictSouth
Created
Local Government HeadquarterAnantigha
Area269.99 sq.km2
Government
ChairmanHon. Mrs. Esther Bassey
Vice ChairmanHon. Ndabu Robert Hogan
LeaderHon. Asuquo Ekpenyong
Paramount RulerHRH Porf. Itam Hogan Itam Nyam Nnankor l
Wards     12
Educational InstitutionsCross River State University (Unicross) Formerly known as Crutech
Marjor MarketsWatt Market, Mbukpa Market,

Geography

Calabar South is bounded by Calabar Municipality LGA in the North. Its Southern shores are bounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the East by Akpabuyo LGA.

History

Local Government Wards

There are eleven wards in the local government area. The wards are:

Ward 1

Ward 2

Ward 3

Ward 4

Ward 5

Ward 6

Ward 7

Ward 8

Ward 9

Ward 10

Ward 11

Ward 12

PEOPLE AND LANGUAGE

Two ethnic groups form the indigenous population. These are the Quas and the Efiks. However, because of its cosmopolitan status, there abound people from all parts of the state and Nigeria in the city.

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
University of Calabar,
University of Cross River State,

PAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT CHAIRMEN

                   NAMEYEAR
Rt. Hon. Essien Ayi1995 – 2002
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