EKPENYONG, Engr. Dr. Senator Chris Obong

Born September 29, 1954

Ikot Ukana, Obat Akara Local Government Area




MBA(Marketing); PhD

Engineer, Politician, Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Gestric Ltd. In March 2019, He was elected Senator representing Akwa Ibom Northwest Senatorial District under the platform of People's Democratic Party (PDP) defeating the former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Gender: Male
Name of Spouse Rev. Dr (Mrs) Grace Ekpenyong
State of Origin: Akwa-Ibom State
Father's Name Lt. Chief Stephen Jonah Ekpenyong
Mother's Name Obonganwan (Mrs) Catherine Stephen Ekpenyong
Profession Politician , Engineer
Working Experience Deputy governor Akwa ibom state , senator representing Akwa Ibom North Senatorial District

Senator, Akwa Ibom Northwest Senatorial District

Previous Appointments:

– Vice-Chairman, Students Union, Federal Government Technical College, Yaba, 1975-1976;

– Public Relations Officer, Students Union, Federal Polytechnic, Bida, 1977-1978;

– President, Students Union, Federal Polytechnic, Bida, 1978-1979;

– Member, Cross River State House of Assembly, 1983;

– Member, United Nigeria Congress Party (UNCP), 1996;

– Former Deputy Governor, Akwa Ibom State,1999-2005.

St. Patrick's Primary School, Ikot Ukana, 1960; St. Micheal's Primary School, Rumuomasi, Port Harcourt; Government Technical College, Port Harcourt, 1970; Federal Government Technical College, Yaba,1975; Federal Polytechnic, Bida, 1977; The Polytechnic, Calabar, 1980-1982; Kensington University, Glendale, California, United States, 1993-1995


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