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Chris Ekpenyong biography


Chris Ekpenyong biography

Christopher Stephen Obong Ekpenyong is a Nigerian politician and former deputy governor of Akwa Ibom State. He represented Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial zone inside the ninth Nationwide Assembly. Chris Ekpenyong was born on September 29, 1954, in Ikot Ukana of Obot Akara native authorities house, Akwa Ibom.

Chris Ekpenyong Profile


Chris Ekpenyong

Precise Determine

Christopher Stephen Obong Ekpenyong

Date of Supply

September 29, 1954


67 Years (2021)



Political Get collectively

Peoples Democratic Get collectively (PDP)

State of Origin

Akwa Ibom State






Grace Ekpenyong

Net Worth


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Chris Ekpenyong education

Chris Ekpenyong started his elementary coaching at St. Patrick’s Main College, Ikot Ukana and later to St. Michael’s Main College, Rumuomasi, Port Harcourt the place he obtained his First College Leaving Certificates.

In 1970, Chris Ekpenyong attended Authorities Technical College, Port Harcourt the place he obtained his SSCE certificates. He attended Federal Authorities Technical College, Yaba in 1975.

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In 1979, Chris Ekpenyong obtained an Peculiar Nationwide Diploma (OND) in Electrical /Digital Engineering from Federal Polytechnic Bida. He obtained a Elevated Nationwide Diploma (HND) in Electrical and Digital Engineering from The Polytechnic Calabar in 1982.

In 1993, he obtained a degree in Grasp of Enterprise Administration (Promoting) from Kensington School, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. He obtained a PhD from the an identical faculty in 1995.


Chris Ekpenyong career and politics

Chris Ekpenyong joined politics in 1983. He was elected to characterize his constituency inside the then Cross River State House of Assembly under the platform of Nationwide Get collectively of Nigeria (NPN).

His hold inside the House of Assembly was cut back transient after Regular Buhari toppled the civilian authorities in a Military Coup.

Chris Ekpenyong was picked by Victor Attah as his working mate inside the 1999 fundamental elections.

In 1999, he was elected the deputy governor of Akwa Ibom property under the People’s Democratic Get collectively (PDP).

In 2003, he was elected for a second time interval in office nevertheless was however impeached by the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly in 2005.

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Though the impeachment was reversed after the intervention of the president Olusegun Obasanjo, he resigned afterward as Akwa Ibom state deputy governor.

In 2018, Chris Ekpenyong picked a nomination form to run Nigerian senate under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Get collectively (PDP). He acquired the get collectively primaries and subsequently elected a senator of the Federal republic of Nigeria in 2019.

Chris Ekpenyong defeated his closest rival and the incumbent senator Godwill Akpabio of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to be elected to characterize Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial zone.

Chris Ekpenyong had obtained 118,215 votes whereas Godswill Akpabio obtained 83,158 votes.

Throughout the Nationwide Assembly, Ekpenyong is the vice chairman of the Senate committee on Water Property.

Personal life

Chris Ekpenyong wife

Chris Ekpenyong was married to Grace Ekpenyong with youngsters. She died in August 2019.