Meet members of the 10th National Assembly from Akwa Ibom State 

NewsroomMay 6, 2024212 min

Thirteen lawmakers in the 10th National Assembly are from Akwa Ibom State – three in the Senate and Ten in the House of Representatives. This article by Catherine Onyeka tells you about them and the constituencies they represent.

10th National Assembly members from Akwa Ibom State
Pastor Umo Eno, Governor of Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom State is a state in the South-South geopolitical zone of Nigeria, bordered on the east by Cross River State, on the west by Rivers State and Abia State, and on the south by the Atlantic Ocean. The state takes its name from the Qua Iboe River which bisects the state before flowing into the Bight of Bonny. Akwa Ibom was split from Cross River State in 1987 with her capital Uyo and 31 local government areas.

Modern-day Akwa Ibom State has been inhabited by various ethnic groups for hundreds of years, primarily the closely related Ibibio, Annang, and Oron peoples in the North-East, North-West, and Southern zones of the state, respectively.

Economically, Akwa Ibom State is based on the production of crude oil and natural gas as the highest oil-producing state in the country. Key minor industries involve agriculture as the state has substantial cocoyam, yam, and plantain crops along with fishing and heliciculture.

It is currently governed by Pastor Umo Eno of the Peoples Democratic Party. (PDP), who emerged as governor in 2023.

Senators from Akwa Ibom state:

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Akwa Ibom has three senators representing the three senatorial districts.

They are:

10th National Assembly members from Akwa Ibom State
Senator Bassey Aniekun Etim

Senator Bassey Aniekun Etim

The 46-year-old lawmaker is a first term senator representing Akwa Ibom North East senatorial district in the 10th Assembly under the PDP. He is the Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Agriculture Production Services and Rural Development.

His legislative career commenced in 2014 when he was elected as a member of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, serving the Uruan Constituency from 2015 to 2023. During his tenure, he held various leadership roles, including Deputy Speaker in 2017 and later served as the 12th Speaker from 2019.  Click on this link for more information on Sen. Etim and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly.

10th National Assembly members from Akwa Ibom State
Godswill Obot Akpabio, Senate President

Senator Godswill Obot Akpabio

The 62-year-old lawmaker is a second-term senator representing Akwa Ibom North West senatorial district in the 10th Assembly under the All Progressives Congress (APC). He is presently the Senate President of the 10th National Assembly. Akpabio began his legislative journey in 2015 when he was first elected into the National Assembly as Senator representing Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District and served as Senate Minority Leader and the South-South caucus of the PDP in 2015. He resigned in 2018 after he had announced his defection to the APC.

In July 2019, he was nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari as Minister for Niger Delta Affairs

He was the governor of Akwa Ibom State and served for two tenures in office between 2007- 2015. Click on this link for more information on Sen. Akpabio and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly.

10th National Assembly members from Akwa Ibom State
Senator Akpan Ekong Sampson

Senator Akpan Ekong Sampson

The 57-year-old lawmaker is a second-term senator representing Akwa Ibom South senatorial district in the 10th Assembly under the PDP.

The lawmaker began his legislative journey as Chairman of Mkpat Enin Local Government Council, a member of the State House of Assembly and a member of the House of Representatives. Click on this link for more information on Sen. Sampson and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly.

Members of the House of Representatives from Akwa Ibom State

There are ten members of the House of Representatives from Akwa Ibom State. Interestingly, none of them is female. The Akwa Ibom contingent comprises members from PDP (7), APC (2) and the Young Progressive Party (YPP) (1). See the lineup below:

10th National Assembly members from Awkward Ibom State
Rep. Clement Jimbo

Rep. Clement Jimbo

The 41-year-old lawmaker is a first-term Member, representing Abak/Etim Ekpo/Ika Federal Constituency in the 10th Assembly under the APC.

The lawmaker aspired for the Office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria under the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in 2019. Click on this link for more information on Rep. Jimbo and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly.

10th National Assembly members from Akwa Ibom State
Rep. Etteh Okpolump Ikpong

Rep. Etteh Okpolump Ikpong

Rep. Ikpong, the 54-year-old lawmaker is a first-term Member, representing the Eket/onna/Esit Eket/Ibeno Federal Constituency in the 10th Assembly under the PDP.

The lawmaker began his legislative journey in 2006 as a Member of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly and served for three terms.

He chaired various Committees in the Third Assembly, and became Chief Whip in the Fourth Assembly between 2007 and 2011, after which he was made the House Leader of the State Assembly. Click on this link for more information on Rep. Ikpong and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly.

10th National Assembly members from Akwa Ibom State
Rep. Asuquo Paul Ekpo

Rep. Asuquo Paul Ekpo

The 55-year-old lawmaker is a first-term Member, representing Etinan/Nsit Ibom/Nsit Ubium Federal Constituency in the 10th Assembly under the PDP.

The lawmaker began his legislative journey in 2006 as a Member of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly and served for three terms. Click on this link for more information on Rep. Ekpo and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly.

10th National Assembly members from Akwa Ibom State
Rep. Ukpong-Udo Emmanuel Effiong

Rep. Ukpong-Udo Emmanuel Effiong

The 49-year-old lawmaker is a second term Member, representing Ikono/Ini Federal Constituency in the 10th Assembly under the YPP.

The lawmaker began his legislative journey in 2019 and was the Deputy Chairman House Committee on Interior in the 9th Assembly. Click on this link for more information on Rep. Effiong and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly.

10th National Assembly members from Akwa Ibom State
Rep. Odudoh Uduak Alphonsus

Rep. Odudoh Uduak Alphonsus

The 49-year-old lawmaker is a first-term Member, representing Ikot Abasi/Mkpat Enin/Eastern Obolo Federal Constituency in the 10th Assembly under the PDP.

The lawmaker began his legislative journey as a Member of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly where he represented Ikot Abasi/Eastern Obolo constituency 2019 – 2023. Click on this link for more information on Rep. Alphonsus and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly.

10th National Assembly members from Akwa Ibom State
Rep. Patrick Umoh

Rep. Patrick Umoh

The 42-year-old lawmaker is a first-term Member, representing Ikot Ikot Ekpene/Essien Udim/Obot Akara Federal Constituency in the 10th Assembly under the APC. The lawmaker began his legislative journey as the Senior Legislative Aide to Akpabio between 2018 and 2019. Click on this link for more information on Rep. Alphonsus and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly.

10th National Assembly members from Akwa Ibom State
Rep. Okon Ime Bassey

Rep. Okon Ime Bassey

The 64-year-old lawmaker is a first-term Member, representing Itu/Ibiono Ibom Federal Constituency in the 10th Assembly under the PDP. The lawmaker began his legislative journey as a Member representing Ibiono Ibom State Constituency in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly from 2011- 2019 and served as the Deputy House Leader and Chairman of the Committee on Information. Click on this link for more information on Rep. Bassey and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly.

10th National Assembly members from Akwa Ibom State
Rep. Esin Martin Etim

Rep. Esin Martin Etim

The 37-year-old lawmaker is a first-term Member, representing Oron/Mbo/Okobo/Udung Uko/Urue Offong/Oruko Federal Constituency in the 10th Assembly under the PDP. He is the Chairman, of the standing committee on Youth Development and served in the special (ad-hoc) committee on Rules and Business. Click on this link for more information on Rep. Etim and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly.

10th National Assembly members from Awkward Ibom State
Rep. Unyime Josiah Idem

Rep. Unyime Josiah Idem 

The 49-year-old lawmaker is a second term Member, representing the Ukanafun/Oruk Anam Federal Constituency in the 10th Assembly under the PDP. The lawmaker began his legislative journey in 2019 when he contested the 23 February 2019 general election and was again re-elected for a second term in 2023. Click on this link for more information on Rep.Idem and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly.

10th National Assembly members from Akwa Ibom State
Rep. Esset Mark Udo

Rep. Esset Mark Udo

The 50-year-old lawmaker is a first-term Member, representing Uyo/Uruan/Nsit Atai/Ibesikpo Asutan Federal Constituency in the 10th Assembly under the PDP. The lawmaker began his legislative journey in 2019 as a member of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly representing Nsit Atai State Constituency. He also served as a Transition Chairman of the Local Government in 2011 and the Executive Chairman. Click on this link for more information on Rep. Udo and to track his legislative contributions in the 10th National Assembly.

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2 comments

  • Ndifreke Anthony Sam

    May 7, 2024 at 10:13 pm

    Please governor Umo Eno was elected in 2023 and not 2022.
    Thank

    Reply

    • admin

      May 8, 2024 at 10:06 am

      Error regretted and corrected. Thank you

      Reply

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