Calabar South Local Government Area is in the Southern Senatorial District of Cross River State. The headquarter is located at Anantigha.
Location of Calabar South Local Government Area in Cross River State
|Local Government Headquarter||Anantigha|
|Chairman||Hon. Mrs. Esther Bassey|
|Vice Chairman||Hon. Ndabu Robert Hogan|
|Leader||Hon. Asuquo Ekpenyong|
|Paramount Ruler||HRH Porf. Itam Hogan Itam Nyam Nnankor l|
|Educational Institutions||Cross River State University (Unicross) Formerly known as Crutech|
|Marjor Markets||Watt Market, Mbukpa Market,|
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.
Local Government Wards
There are eleven wards in the local government area. The wards are:
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.
University of Calabar,
University of Cross River State,
PAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT CHAIRMEN
|Rt. Hon. Essien Ayi||1995 – 2002|