OBEY, John Upan




politician, educationist, Chairman, Public Service Commission, Cross River State; Born 1918 at Buabong, Obudu; Education Roman Catholic Mission (RCM), Obudu Primary School, 1923-27; RCM Primary School, Ogoja, 1928- 29; C.K.C., Onitsha, 1934-37; Senior Seminary, Enugu, 1940-42; Senior Seminary, Okpuala, 1944; University College, Cork, Eire 1950-53; Institute of Education, University of Lon don, 1953-54 (Diploma in Catholic Apologetics, 1952; Diploma in Education), 1954; obtained B.A.; Career: teacher, 1932-33, 1938-39, 1943, 1945-50 and 1954-58; member, old Eastern Region Library Board, 1956-57, member, Federal Parliament, 1959-66; member. Board of Governors, St. Patrick's College, Ikot-Ansa, Calabar, 1972-75; Foreign Honour: Papal Knight of St. Sylvester; Married and has children; Address (Home): Buabong, Obudu, Cross River State; (Office) Public Service Commission, 3 Adazi Street, Calabar, Cross River State; Hobby: gardening, chess, draughts.
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