AKPAN, HRH Nsobom Tom Essien

Born 1918



Tom Essien
Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Madam Arit T. Akpan , Madam Doris T. Akpan
Father's Name Obong Essien Akpan
Father's Status Deceased
Mother's Name Madam Nwa A. Eton
Mother's Status Deceased

Christian, Etop, Eno, Alfred, Essien, Urua and five other sons;

Profession Farmer, Traditional Ruler
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Teacher/Preacher, Qua Thoe Church, Ikot Ekan lnlan, Ikot Offiok Nsit, 1936-48; Clerk, P & T, Mbi ao.J P.A., Nsit Ibom, UAC Buying Agent, Eket, 1948-58; Special Achievements: Founder, EdebQm Welfare Union, 1953; Construction and Opening of Road linking Afal1a Offiong with MbioKporo II through Ikot Ebre; Founder, Ikot Ebre Primary School; Aided the Establishment of Nsit People’s Granmlar School, Afal1a Offiong, the pioneer Sec. Sch in Western Nsit, Community Sec. Sch, Afia Nsit Urua Nko; Mt. Carmel Hospital Afia NsitJAkpa Utong and the Gov!. Teachers’ Training Coli, Afal1a Nsit (AKS Coli. of Education); Civic and Political Activities: Councillor, Western Nsit Clan, Mbiaso, 1958-59; Councilor, Eket Urban, 1960-61; Leader, Ikot Ebre Nsit Village, 1946-present; Group Head, Edeobom, Mbiaso, 1956; Clan Head, Western Nsit, 1978; Currently, Paramount Ruler, Nsit Thorn LGA, Afal1a Offiong;

Holy Trinity School;, Calabar, '935, Standard VI Cert;

Obong Akpan is a social reformer, crusader for moral re armament, lover of peace and development;

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