EKPA, Otu Ekpa O.




Historian, Museologist, Public Servant; Director, AK Liaison Office, Lagos; LGA: Uyo; Born: Apr 25, 1947; Married; Educa tion: Lutheran High School, Obot ldim, Uyo, 1964-67, W ASC; Hope Wadde ll Training Institute, Calabar, 19 67-70, GCE A'Level; Univ. of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1972-15, B. A. . History/Archaeology; MaiIaraja Sayajirao Univ., Baroda, Gujarat State, India, 198082 , M. A. Museology; Other Qualifications: Cert at the Induction Course for Administrative and Professional Officers, 1983: London Univ. A'Level GCE, 1971; Special Class Examinat ion for Administrative Officers, 1994; Career and Work History: Cultural Officer, Cultural Centre, Jos, BenuelPlateau State, 1975-76, NYSC; Pupil Curator, National Conunission for Museums and Monuments, Lagos, Oron Mus~ums , 1973; State Cultural Centre, CRS Civil Service Commission, 1976; Protocol Officer, Official, CRS Cultural Centre Board Band to FESTAC 1977; Administrative Secretary, 1983-88; Ag. DireCtor, AKS Council for Arts and Culture, 1988-93; Special Asst. to First Civilian Governor of AKS, 1993; Ag. Director, Political Affairs Bureau, Military Administrator's Office, 1994; Ag. Director of Personnel, Bureau of Lands, Surveys and Urban Development, Military Administrator's Office, Uyo; Director, AK Liaison Office, Lagos; Career Related Responsibilities: Industrial Attachee, British Museums. 1980; Dutch Museums, 19 81 ; Indian Museums, 1982; Initiator, Training of Cultural Centre Staff at the Centre for Nigerian Cultural Studies. Ahmadu Bello Univ., Zaria; Head, Research Dept., Cultural Centre Board, Calabar, I 982-present; Conducted the 1994 Constitutional Conference elections in AKS; Delineated the State into Federal Constitutional Conference Election Zone .. , 1994; Conducted the Zero Party Election in [tu LGA, 1996; Secreta!)', Administrative Commission of Enquiry into the Land DisJlute between Ikwa Village and the Christian Witness Team, Inc; Publication: Eleven academic .articles published. in both academic and popular journals/newspapers loca lly and abroad; three works in the press; Professional Memberships: Mem, International Council Museums; Mem, Museums Asscn of India; Mem, Museums Asscn of Niger ia; Mr. Ekpa has travelled a ll over Africa, Britain, Holland, India; Office: Akwa [bom State Liaison Office, Lagos; Home: Plot 83 Unit L, Victor Akan Drive, Ewet Housing Estate, Uyo, Akwa !born State.
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