Ex Akwa Ibom Guber Aspirant Appointed Chairman Of AKICORP



The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Pastor Umo Eno has approved the appointment of his erstwhile political opponent, Obong Ide Owodiong-Idemeko as Chairman, Akwa Ibom Investment Corporation, AKICORP. 

Idemeko who contested the 2023 governorship ticket on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) but lost to Umo Eno, has extensive professional and managerial studies from top institutions in the world.

These include PeopleSoft University, Reading, U.K.; Insead School of Business, Fontainebleau – Paris, France; and Thunderbird School of Global Management, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

He possesses expertise in Human Resources, Business Leadership, Planning and Strategy, Policy Development and Administration, Organizational Effectiveness, Labour and Industrial Relations, and has extensive interface in the Nigerian Oil and Gas industry, as well as within EM Regional and Global Business and Support organizations. 

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Ekerete Udoh dated today, said Obong Idemeko’s appointment takes immediate effect. 

The new Chairman took over from Dr. Elijah Akpan.


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