Career Diplomat, Ambassador, Director, Technical Aid Corps, Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs; LGA: Uyo: Born: Jul. 26, 1935 ; Pa: ChiefEffiong U. Ekong (d) and Mrs. Arit E. Ekong (d); Married to Mrs Lucy J. Ekong; Children: Akanima (28), Ekong (27), Emem (23), Imaobong (18); Education: Methodist Boys High School,Oron, 1948-54, WASC; Nigerian Coli of Arts and Science, 1955-57, GCEA'Level: Univ. ofIbadan, 1957-61, BA; Other Qualifications: Dipl, 'in Frenclr from the Institutes Professeurs de Fran9ais, Uni,'. of Paris, 1962-64; Career and Work History: Third Secretary, Embassy of Nigeria, Bamak o, Mali, 1965-66: Second Secretary, Embassy of Nigeria . . Kinshasha, Zaire, 1966-67; Second Secretary, N igeria High Conunission, Accra, Ghana, 1968-70; Nigerian Mission to the United Nations. New Yo rk, 1970-76: Charge· d' Affaires, Nigerian Embassy, Vie nna. Austria, 1976-77: Consul General, Consnlate General of Nigeria. Han\burg, 1977-78; Anlbassador, Nigerian E mbass y, Caracas, Venezuela, 198 1- 84; Ambassador, Nigcriao Embassy, Librev ill e, Gabon, 1987-91: Director, Nigerian Technical Aii.Corps, Fed. M in. of Foreign Affairs, Abuja, 199 I-present; Professional Memberships: Mem, Na tional In stitute Kuru, Jos (Mni); Listed in Who's Who il7 Nigeria: Religious Affiliation: Luthcran; Hobbies: Music. (,piano, flute): Amb Ekong speaks French fluentl y: has working kno\vledge of Spanish· a nd Gennan: Home: FI08 Ewet Hsg Est, P. O. Box 3 76, Uyo. A). :wa lbam State; Tel: (085) 202 196.
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