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Professor Nseabasi Akpan, a former Commissioner for Education in Akwa Ibom State, has emerged as the Political Leader of Mbiaso Court Area in Akwa Ibom State’s Nsit Ibom Local Government Area.

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Mbiaso stakeholders made the decision at an enlarged assembly held at Ikot Nya, Nsit Ibom, the country home of Late Otuekong Idongesit Nkanga, under the auspices of the Mbiaso Great Assembly, MGA.

MGA also pledged total commitment to Governor Udom Emmanuel’s succession plan and completion agenda.

Mr. Ifiok Udoh made the motion to select Prof. Nseabasi Akpan.

In his speech, the lawmaker representing Nsit Ibom State Constituency in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly stated that Prof. Akpan is deemed worthy to pilot the affairs of the forum because he has been found reliable and competent in various assigned roles.

The motion was seconded by Rt. Hon. Akaninyene Ofong, Councillor for Mbiaso Ward 1.

Prof. Nseabasi Akpan, a renowned University Don, and Politician, thanked the stakeholders for putting their trust in him to lead the Mbiaso Court Area, which includes the six wards of Nsit Ibom Local Government Area, in his acceptance speech.

He stated that the stakeholders’ unity would translate into Mbiaso’s renaissance, progress, and unity.

Her Excellency Deaconess Funmi Idongesit-Nkanga, the wife of the former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, congratulated Mbiaso Court Area for coming together and stated that the development is the beginning of good things to come to the area.

She urged the political leader to be patient and understanding.

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On Saturday 22nd January 2022, a meeting was held at the home residence of the late political leader of Nsit Ibom, Otuekong Idongesit Nkanga in Ikot Nya, with prominent sons and daughters of Mbiaso Court Area in attendance.

Obong Akanimo Udofia, eminent son of the area and CEO of Decision Engineering Limited, was ably represented by his brother, Engr. Ubong Udofia.

As a result, a 7-man Constitution Drafting Committee for the Mbiaso Great Assembly was formed, with Barr Uwem Ime Okpon as Chairman and Barr. Mfon Abraham as Secretary.

Deaconess Ekaette Ekpo, Hon. Marculay Udom, Elder Ikpe Ukpabio, Elder Enobong Willson Udo, and Hon. Mfon Okon are also members of the committee. Elder Dr. Daniel George Udo, Provost, Akwa Ibom State College of Education, Afaha Nsit, Elder Eyaekop Umanah, Commissioner AKISIEC, Deaconess Helen Ukpabio, Permanent Secretary, Deaconess Oto Aaron, Vice Chairman, Nsit Ibom LGA and Spouse, Rt. Hon. Nsikak Ikpe, PDP Chapter Chairman, Hon.

(Dr.) Sarah Esitikot, SSA to the Governor on Education Monitoring, Lady Abasifreke Hanson, SA to the Governor on Projects Monitoring, Mr. Edima Martins JP, SA to the Governor on Projects Monitoring, Mr. Macdonald Awakessien, SA to the Governor on Projects Monitoring

Hon. Eyo Asuquo, Councillor Mbiaso ward 4, Hon. Akaninyene Ofong, Councillor Mbiaso ward 1, Hon. Mfon Okon, Councillor Mbiaso ward 2, Hon. Gideon Duff, Councillor Mbiaso ward 3, Hon. Samuel Bob, Councillor Mbiaso ward 6, Obong Stephen Akpan, Village head of Ikot Nya, Obong Ime Wilson Ndem, Village head.



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