Biography of Godswill Akpabio

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Biography of Godswill Akpabio: Chief Godswill Obot Akpabio, a Nigerian politician and lawyer, born 9 Dec 1962, Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria .Once a   Governor of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. Member of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

Biography of Godswill Akpabio

Godswill Obot Akpabio
Biography of Godswill Akpabio

Biography of Godswill Akpabio

Senator for Akwa Ibom North-West (Ikot Ekpene)
Incumbent
Assumed office
09 June 2015
Preceded byAloysius Akpan Etok
Senate Minority Leader
Incumbent
Assumed office
28 July 2015 – 07 August 2018
Preceded byGeorge Akume (APC)
3rd Governor of Akwa Ibom State
In office
29 May 2007 – 29 May 2015
Preceded byObong Victor Attah
Succeeded byUdom Gabriel Emmanuel
Personal details
Born9 December 1962 (age 56)
Ukana, Ikot Ntuen, Essien Udim, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria
Political party(APC)
Spouse(s)Ekaette Unoma Akpabio
Parents
  • Chief Obot Akpabio
  • Madam Lucy Obot Akpabio (nee Inyangetor)
Alma materUniversity of Calabar

Sen. GODSWILL OBOT AKPABIO

Akwa Ibom North-West

Bio

1. EMIS TELECOMS, LAGOS AS MD/CEO IN 1995- 2002. 2. SOLICITOR, PAUL USORO AND CO. LAGOS IN 1993-1994. 3. COMMISSIONER IN AKWA-IBOM STATE IN 2002-2006. 4. GOVERNOR OF AKWA-IBOM STATE IN 2007-2015.

Committees

 

Education

InstitutionDate of GraduationCertificate
METHODIST PRIMARY SCHOOLUKANA.1974WASC
FEDERALGOVERNMENT COLLEGE P/HARCOURT.1982WASC
UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR.1987LLB
NIGERIAN LAWSCHOOL,LAGOS.1988BL

Interests, Achievements & Honours

Legislative Interests
OIL AND GAS.
Target Achievements
TO UN BUNDLE THE WEIGHT ON FEDERAL EXPENDITURE THROUGH LEGISLATION AND PROPER BUDGETING.
Awards & Honours
COMMANDER OF THE ORDER OF NIGER (CON) HONORIS CA USA.

Previous Offices

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