Okop Ndua Erong, Ibesikpo Asutan LGA, Akwa Ibom State
Chancellor, Western Delta University, Oghara, appointed by the Board of Trustees of the Institution, November 2018 -;
– Private Practice, 1973-;
– Member, Constitutional Conference, 1994-1995;
– Technical Panel of Investigation on Collapsed Buildings in various Parts of the Country;
– Consultant to the British Overseas Development Agency (ODA) Team For Projects in Malawi, south Africa and Parts of the Caribbean;
– Consultant to the Defunct Nigerian Petroleum Trust Fund;
– Co-founder/Director, Asutan Ekpe Community Bank;
– Executive Governor Akwa Ibom State, May 1999- May 2007;
– Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF);
– Co-Chairman, Committee on Devolution of Power, National Conference, 2014.
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES/OTHER BODIES:
– Architects Registration Council, Practice and Ethics Committee, Nigerian Institute of Architects;
– Member, Akwa Ibom State Economic Advisory Committee at Various Times;
– Former Chairman, Nigerian Institute of Architects, Kaduna State chapter;
– Former President, Nigerian Institute of Architects;
– Vice President, Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON);
– Former Member, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party.
MEMBERSHIP OF POLITICAL PARTY (PARTIES)
– Co-founded the defunct National Centre Party of Nigeria;
– Peoples Democratic Party.
– Adaha Ida ke Efik Eburutu, Enyioha of Mbaise, 2004.
AWARDS AND HONOURS:
– Good Governance Award, Africa Today, 2002;
– Niger Delta Merit Award, 2003;
– Northern Youth Solidarity Award, by Northern Youth Consultative Forum, 2004;
– Rated the best performing Governor in the South South, by South South Professionals (SSP), 2004;
– Best Governor in Nigeria in Infrastructural Development and Information and communication Technology, 2006;
– Honoured with a Knighthood from the Catholic Ancient Order of St. John, KSJ.
– Come Let us Build Together.
– Bold Steps: Selected Speeches of Arch. (Obong) Victor Attah, edited by Udeme Nana (2005).
– It’s Well with My Soul by Arch. (Obong) Victor Attah (November 20, 2018).
– Conferred with Doctorate Degree by Federal University of Technology, Yola (April 13, 2002).
SOME OF HIS OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS/ PROJECTS INCLUDE:
– The University of Calabar Master Plan.
– The University of Port Harcourt Emergency Campus Design.
– Head Office Building for the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, Abuja.
– Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna.
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