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Abak is also a nickname for the painter Hans von Aachen. For the place in Pakistan, see Abak, FATA.

Abak is a town and Local Government Area in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. The LGA was previously part of Cross River State. It was later sub divided into other local government areas such as Oruk Anam, Etim Ekpo, Ukanafun and Ika. Notable tribes include the Annang. The major economic activities of the people of this area before and after the Nigerian civil war was palm produce exported through river port at Ekpene Okpo, Ntak Ibesit, a distance of about 8 km from Abak town. Abak to say the least, is the shadow of its former self due to politically motivated neglect by successive governments in Akwa Ibom state.Abak before the civil war, was the economic hub of the former South Eastern Nigeria.

The major economic activities of the people is palm produce. Before the Nigerian civil war, Abak Division was the major producer of palm oil and kernel exported through river ports at Ntak Ibesit and IKOT Okoro.

Usage examples of "abak".

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