The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, His Excellency, Pastor Umo Eno has approved the appointment of Obong Ide O. Owodiong-Idemeko, FCIPM, FPS, PHF as Chairman, Akwa Ibom Investment Corporation, AKICORP.

Mr Owodiong-Idemeko, has extensive professional and managerial studies from some top institutions in the world including 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.

His appointment takes immediate effect.