AKPAN, Robert Akpan

Born July 23, 1939

Mbioto I, Etinan






Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Victoria Isaiah Akpabio 1969
State of Origin: Akwa-Ibom
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Male Children 5
Number of Female Children 2
Profession journalist, administrator
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Accounts Clerk, UAC (Nigeria) Limited, 1957-58; Assistant Publicity Officer, defunct Eastern Nigeria Information Services, Enugu, 1958-61; Information Officer, Federal Ministry of Information, Lagos, 1964-65; Public Relations Assistant, Mobil Oil Nigeria Limited, Lagos, 1965-69; Public and Press Relations Officer, Nigerian Breweries Limited, Lagos, 1969-71; Public Relations Officer, West African Examination Council (WAEC), Yaba, Lagos, 1971-73; Principal Information Officer, defunct South Eastern State. 1973-75; Chief Information Officer, Cross River State, 1975-78; appointed Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information, Calabar, 1978; Chief Informa tion Officer, 1979-83 and Permanent Secre tary, Ministry of Information, Cross River State, 1983; appointed Sole Administrator, Odukpani Local Government Authority, Cross River State, 1984; Chief Information Officer, Cross River State, 1984-86; Chief Management Development Officer, Cross River State, 1987; appointed Liaison Officer, Akwa Ibom State Liaison Office, Lagos, 1987-89; appointed Director-General, (now Permanent Secretary) Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Akwa-Ibom State, 1989; ;

member, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, since 1975 and National Vice-President (for 4 years); fellow, British Institute of Management, 1978

Three Towns No. 11 Group School, Mbioto 1, 1945-47, Bishop Grimes Memorial Primary School, Minya Ntak, Ikot Abasi, 1948, John Kirk Memorial School, Etinan, 1949-50, Etinan Institute, Etinan, 1951-56, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1961-64. Royal Institute of Public Administration, London, 1977;

Obong Iwatt of lman Clan, 1984

film commentary writing and narration, reading

Uyo, Akwa Ibom State

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