IDIONG,HRH Obong Samson Udo

Farmer, Traditional Ruler, Paramount Ruler, Oruk Anam LGA; LGA:: Oruk Anam; Born: Jan. 1895; 1'3: Obong Udo I.A. Oku(d) and Obonganwan Unwa A. A. Ukpong(d); Man'ied to Obongawan Martha Idiong, Mrs Mary Idiong and Mrs Lucy Idiong; Children : Bernard(54), Okon (50), Felix(45); Education: Duke Town Sch., Calabar, 1919-1924; Standard three; Career Related Activities and Responsibilities: Mem., Tax Assessme nt Committee, Abak Divis ion, 1927-29; Mem., Women Anti-riot Committee, Abak Division, 1929-33: Mem., Abak Native Court Authority. 1934-74; Donated land to Eastern Nigerian Gov!.. Obio Akpa. 1937: Chairman. Committee to Stop Man Leopard. "Ekpe owo"~ Committee Mem .• Creation of more stales in Nigeria, Action Group, 1962; Paramount Ruler. Abak. Ukanafun , Oruk Anam Division. I 974-present; Civic and Political Activities: Chairman. COR State Movement, Calabar, Ogoja and Rivers, 1954-62; Pres ., Ibibio Statc l.:.iion, Ibibio/Annang, 1957-70; Pres.lLeader, Minority Commission, Port Harcourt, 1958; Board Mem., Ikpoba Rubber Benin, 1960-64; Honours and Awards: Mem. Order of the Niger, MON, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Lagos, 1981, Listed in Natianal Award Biagraphy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; Professional Memberships: Fellow, Institute of Admin. Managcment of Nigeria; Religious Affiliation: Church of Jesus Christ; Hobbies: Reading, Story Telling, Travclling, Fanning; Office: Paramount Ruler's Place, Oruk Anam LGA, Akwa lbom State, Home: P.O.Box 104, Abak, Akwa Ibom State.
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