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Ibibio people in Akwa Ibom State are structured into six (6) Divisions, shown below in alphabetical order :  Eket – Etinan – Ikono – Ikot Abasi – Itu – Uyo.

Ifim Ibom Ibibio is the Supreme Traditional Ruling Council of the Ibibio people. It is  made up of Paramount Rulers and Clan heads with voting Rights. Some Socio-cultural organizations and Prominent sons of Ibibio are non-voting members.

Oku-Ibom is the Supreme Traditional Ruler of Ibibio people. He is their Patriarch. He is the President of Ifim Ibom Ibibio. He must be a Paramount Ruler. His successor is his Deputy who must be a paramount Ruler from the Division that is next  in alphabetical order to the one of the Oku-Ibom. The Deputy is selected by the Paramount Rulers. When the Oku-Ibom joins Ibibio ancestors, the Deputy, by Ascension , becomes the next Oku-Ibom by Proclamation of the Paramount Rulers.  Where a Division fails or refuses to produce an Oku-Ibom, the chance passes to the next Division in alphabetical order and so on and so forth.

Ibibio people in Akwa Ibom State are structured into six (6) Divisions, shown below in alphabetical order : Eket – Etinan – Ikono – Ikot Abasi – Itu – Uyo.

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