List Of Akwa Ibom Governors & Deputies

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Akwa Ibom State was formed from Cross River State in 1987. The first governor of Akwa Ibom state is Tunde Ogbeha and Akpan Isemin as military and elected respectively. Air Commodore Otuekong Idongesit Nkanga is the first indigenous governor of Akwa Ibom State.

List Of Governors Of Akwa Ibom State

Tunde Ogbeha – Military Administrator

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Tenure: 28 September 1987 to 30 July 1988

Godwin Abbe – Military Administrator

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Tenure: 31 July 1988 to 5 September 1990  

Idongesit Nkanga – Military Administrator

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Tenure: 5 September  1990 to 2 January 1992  

His deputy governor was Obong Ufot Ekaette.     

Akpan Isemin – Executive Governor

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  • Tenure: 2 January 1992 to 18 November 1993        
  • Political Party: National Republican Convention (NRC)
  • Ufot Ekaette was elected alongside him as his deputy governor during the short-lived third repblic.

Yakubu Bako – Military Administrator

Tenure: 15 December 1993 to 21 August 1996        

Joseph Adeusi – Military Administrator

Tenure: 21 August 1996 to 9 August 1998    

John Ebiye – Military Administrator

Tenure: 9 August 1998 to 29 May 1999        

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Victor Attah – Executive Governor

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  • Tenure: 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007         
  • Political Party: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

Godswill Akpabio – Executive Governor

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  • Tenure: 29 May 2007 to 29 May 2015         
  • Political Party: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

Udom Gabriel Emmanuel – Executive Governor

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Udom is adjourned as the best and richest governor of the state probably because he is the current governor of Akwa Ibom State. His current deputy governor is Moses Ekpo.

  • Tenure: 29 May 2015 till date (Incumbent)
  • Political Party: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

Below are the names of current commissioners and Special Advisers in Akwa Ibom State appointed as members of the Executive Council and serving in the Cabinet of Akwa Ibom State under the Udom Gabriel Emmanuel administration.

List Of Current Commissioners In Akwa Ibom State

Secretary to the State Government: Emmanuel E. Ekuwem

Head of Civil Service: Effiong Edem Essien

Commissioner of Justice: Uwemedimo Thomas Nwoko

Commissioner of Agriculture and Women Affairs: Glory Emmanuel Edet

Commissioner of Finance: Nsikan Linus Nkan

Commissioner of Works: Prof Eno Ibanga

Commissioner of Education: Nse Udo Essien

Commissioner of Environment and Petroleum Resources: Charles Udoh

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Commissioner of Transport and Solid Minerals: Uno Etim Uno

Commissioner of Local Government & Chieftaincy Affairs: Frank Archibong

Commissioner of Information: Emem Iniobong

Commissioner of Lands and Water Resources: Ime Okon Ekpo

Commissioner of Health: Dominic Ukpong

Commissioner of Science and Technology: Dr. Imoh Moffat

Commissioner of Youth and Sports: Monday Ebong Uko

Commissioner of Housing: Otuekong Raphael Bassey

Commissioner of Economic Development and Ibom Deep Seaport: Akan Okon

Commissioner of Labour and Manpower Planning: Victor Bassey Inoka

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Commissioner of Trade and Investment: Ukpong Akpabio

Commissioner of Culture & Tourism: Orman Esin

Commissioner of Special Duties: Okpolupm Ikpong Etteh

Special Adviser, Bureau of Political and Legislative Affairs: Sunday Ekanem Ibuot

Special Adviser, Bureau of Rural Development and Cooperatives: Ekemini David Umoh

Those are all the past military/elected governors as well as the present governor of Akwa Ibom State together with their pictures. The Akwa Ibom State Governor’s phone number is not publicly displayed but you can still contact the Governor or His Deputy at E-mail: info@akwaibomstate.gov.ng.

This article was most recently revised and updated on May 22, 2022

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