Uyo is the capital of Akwa Ibom, one of the oil-producing states in Nigeria. Uyo became the capital of the state on September 23, 1987, following the creation of Akwa Ibom state from the former Cross River state. Other well-known places in Akwa Ibom in closeness to Uyo incorporates; Oron, Abakand, and Ikot Ekpene. Uyo has one of the prestigious inns in Nigeria which is the Le Meridien Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort. Uyo stands heroic as a standout amongst the most delightful urban areas we have in Nigeria. Uyo is under the Uyo local government and it is mostly filled by the Ibibio-speaking people who are predominantly farmers and traders.
There are a number of modern houses for rent in Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom state like bungalows, duplexes, flats, mini flats, self-contain among others. Uyo is growing to be a commercial area, so commercial properties for rent are not left out. The University of Uyo's main campus is on Ikpa road, which makes the area a location for students to rent accommodations, other popular areas with houses for rent in Uyo include, Obio Akpa, Nwaniba Road, Ikot Ekpene Road, Uyo Central among others.
A two(2) bedroom flat for rent in Uyo could be as low as N250,000, but the price depends on the area, the type of house and the house finish.