EKPO, Moses Frank

Born December 22, 1941

Ikot Obiodo, Abak




Moses Frank Ekpo is a consummate Journalist, Public Affairs expert, a Diplomat, an administrator, a Nigerian politician and the Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom State.
Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
State of Origin: Akwa Ibom
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Number of Male Children 1
Profession Journalist , Property administrator , Public Affairs expert , Diplomat , Administrator , Politician
Working Experience

Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom State.

Previous Appointments:

Proof-Reader/ Reporter, Daily Express, 1960-62;

Senior Reporter, Daily Tunes and Morning Post, 1962-63;

Senior Reporter, West African Pilot, 1963;

Senior Reporter and Staff Correspondent, Western Nigeria Broadcasting Service, 1963- 64;

Part-time correspondent, British Broadcasting Corporation, 1963-66, 1970-78;

Part-time Correspondent, Voice of America. 1963-66. 1970-78;

Part-time correspondent. Voice of Germany. 1963-66, 1970-78;

News Editor, Eastern Nigeria Broadcasting Service, 1964-66;

Editor, Nigerian Chronicle, 1970-74;

Sole Administrator and General Manager, Cross River State Newspaper Corporation, 1975-78;

Chief Information Officer, Cross River State, 1978-79;

Chief Public Relations Officer, Cross River State Government, 1979-82;

Assistant Director of Information;

Acting Federal Director of Information, 1982;

Director, Nigerian Information Service Centre, Washington DC, 1983-84;

Director, Nigerian Information Service Centre, London, 1984-85;

Chief Executive Officer, War Against Indiscipline, 1985-86;

Commissioner, Information, Social Development, Youth, Sports and Culture, Cross River State, 1986-87;

Commissioner, Information, Social Development, Youth, Sports and Culture, Akwa Ibom State, 1987-88;

Director, Nigerian Copyright Council, 1989-96;

External examiner, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, since 1990;

President of the General Assembly of the World Intellectual Property Organisation, since 1991;

Directorate- General, Nigerian Copyright Commission, since 1996;

Federal Commissioner, National Population Commission, Abuja.

Task force on Reorganisation. Federal Government Press, 1995;

Member, Nigeria Union of Journalists;

Fellow, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations.(FNIPR);

Fellow, Institute of Managers and Administrators of Nigeria;

Fellow, Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria, APCON.

Government School, Abak, 1949-54; Holy Family College, Abak, 1955-59; The London Polytechnic, 1961-62; University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA, 1964; World Intellectual Property Academy, Geneva, 1994; United States Patent Academy, Virginia, USA, 1997.

Member, British Institute of Public Relations;

Member, British Institute of Journalists;

Associate Member, Institute of British Cinematographers;

Associate, American Institute of Newspaper Publisher;

Associate Member, Guild of American Newspaper Editors

Fellow, British Institute of Management;

Fellow, World Intellectual Property Academy;

Man of the Year, American Biographical Institute.

National Award of Member of the Federal Republic (MFR)

Singing, dancing, reading biographies, sports.

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