The Agbo People – Igbo People Of Cross River State

Igbo people can be found in Cross River, for instance , former Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River State.

Not many people are aware that there are Igbos in Cross River State. One of such communities are the Agbo, who are Igbo people indigenous to Cross River State. They speak the Legbo dialect of Igbo and share a lot with the people of Izzi in Ebonyi State.

According to a source, a river is what separated them from Arochukwu. They have such towns as Igbo Ekureku, Adadama, Itigidi and Igbo Imabana.

A famous Legbo is fomer Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River State.


By OzoIgboNdu1 of Igbo Defender

Digital marketer and Marketing analyst


  1. Silva, Igbo is diverse, even ebonyi and abia people i do not understand most of their dialects does that mean they are not igbo?, there are more than 20 different dialects of igbo language. The central igbo you even know is mostly from the Nri areas with a mix if other dialects.

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