TOP 10 MARKETS IN AKWA-IBOM STATE

        TOP 10 MARKETS IN AKWA-IBOM STATE

As we all know; a market is a place where buyers and sellers can meet for the sole aim of exchanging goods and services.
There are several kinds of markets across the country, with different types of commodities or services to render to their clients. So a market arena creates a platform or a meeting point for people in need of goods or services to meet with people who can meet their needs.

TOP 10 MARKETS IN AKWA-IBOM STATE

In Akwa-Ibom there are several kinds of markets in the state and this market is known for different kinds of notable activities that promote commerce. Most people go to a particular kind of market because of how cheap they get their services or goods. Below is the list of the top 10 popular Market in Akwa-Ibom state;

1.ITAM MARKET UYO
2.AKPAN ANDEM MARKET
3.URUA EKPA MARKET
4.USE OFOT MARKET
5.ORON MARKET
6.MBIABONG MARKET
7.NSUKARA MARKET
8.ABAK MARKET
9.ITAM TIMBER MARKET
10.UDUA NKA MARKET

           1.ITAM MARKET UYO

Itam market located in ITU LGA Akwa-Ibom state is one of the biggest markets in the state where you can buy all kinds of foodstuffs at cheap and affordable prices and is usually crowded with a lot of people from neighboring states. The Itam market day is known as “Etaha ” and happens every 8 market days.

      2.AKPAN ANDEM MARKET
This market is another popular Market located Off Udo Umana Street, Uyo, Akwa Ibom state.
Akpan Andem Market is a popular market where you can buy all sorts of local ingredients for preparing Yoruba meals including ewedu, Banga spices, fruits, stationery, fashion accessories and lots more.

           3.URUA EKPA MARKET
Urua Ekpa is a popular and famous junction in Itu / Uyo respectively. Urua Ekpa links to the University of Uyo Town. Urua Ekpa market is a busy place, you can have all the services with ease because 90% of social sports are available; Bars, hotels, schools, church Gas Stations etc. are all available in that vicinity.

             4.USE OFOT MARKET

The market is as old as Use Village in Uyo Local Government of Akwa Ibom State in Nigeria. The main people that sell in the market are the Ibibio-speaking Minorities of the Nigerian Niger delta geo-political zone. . This market is an average market where foodstuffs, fruits and vegetables as well as fish and meat are sold in larger quantities. The market also displays kitchen utensils, small household items and clothing.

                 5.ORON MARKET

There are several farms with wonderful produce, a booth with outstanding native food, a crepe stand, a seafood truck with local fish, crab meat, smoked mussels, and more, and a stand roasting peppers. There is a wide variety of seasonal produce, grown by the vendors and freshly harvested. Prices for organic produce in Maine are high in comparison to markets in other states, and this market is no exception. In comparison to several other markets, this farmer’s market is open during the fall, winter, and spring.

               6.MBIABONG MARKET

Mbiabong market is on oron road by shelter Afrique on the road to the airport. It’s in an open and Easy location and can be accessed easily by strangers. Items are moderately cheap Compared to other markets.

             7.NSUKARA MARKET

The Nsukara market is another massive commerce center that is located along Nwaniba road UYO. The market starts in the evening of every day except Sunday just to cater for family cooking needs.

               8.ABAK MARKET

Abak market is one of the local markets in Akwa Ibom. All kinds of foodstuff are sold in abak market, and the good thing is that First bank plc is close to the market so even if you run out of cash you can make use of the bank.
One of the complaints from people is that the market is not organized so getting your stuff on time as a stranger is pretty difficult.

        9.ITAM TIMBER MARKET UYO

One of the best places to get quality timber products, building materials and tools. Well organized market, shops are accessible and it has vast parking space. It also has several sections for different services so you have no problem finding a carpenter, painter, or any professional to help you with whatever needs that brings you there.

            10.UDUA NKA MARKET

It’s a daily market in Eket where you can get freshly cultivated food as villagers come from neighbouring villages to sell their farm produce. You can also get other items from hair to cosmetics clothing, and provisions.

Akwa-Ibom state is a very nice place to be , with their nutritious varieties. People who visits this environment tends to end up there because of their kind of life.

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