Ebonyi State was created out of former Abia and Enugu states on October 1st 1996 by the then General Sanni Abacha regime.
Ebonyi State, an inland south-eastern state of Nigeria covers 5,530 square kilometres and is populated primarily by Igbos. Its capital and largest city is Abakaliki. Afikpo is the second largest city. Other major towns are EDDA, Onueke, Nkalagu, Uburu, Onicha, Ishiagu, Amasiri and Okposi. Ebonyi was created from the of old Abakaliki division of Enugu State and old Afikpo division of Abia State.
Ebonyi State is bounded to the north by Benue State, the west by Enugu State, to the south by Imo and Abia States and to the east by Cross River State.
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Dave UmahiExecutive Governor
Motivation:Salt of the nation Created: 1 October 1996 Capital: Abakaliki Political Party: PDP
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Other tourist attractions: Okposi salt lake, Slave route, Uburu salt lake, Amanchor cave, Ndibe sand beach, Unwana beach, Umuana Afikpo Nat lake sand beach.
Agriculture:Rice, Cashew, Rubber, Plantain Mineral Resources:Clay, Limestone, Fluorite, Lead, Silver and Zinc, Coal