The University of Uyo, Faculty of Education Today, Wednesday 11th September, 2019, confered on the Member representing Esit Eket / Ibeno State Constituency, Rt. Hon. (Dr.) Usoro Akpanusoh, a Prestigious Award of Excellence on Community Development And Public Utilities.
The award which was presented at the occasion of a 8th Annual National Conference on Education organized by the University of Uyo, Faculty of Education and held at the Oyema Okechukwu hall had as its theme, “POLITICIZING EDUCATION IN NIGERIA: IMPLICATIONS FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT”.
Presenting the award to the five star Lawmaker, the Registra said the award is in recognition of the lawmakers selfless support in the development of humanity and the society.
Akpanusoh who has sponsored several bills on the floor of the House, which are inclusive but not limited to; Property Charge Bill, Amendment in the Environmental Protection Agency Bill, Urban Furniture Bill, Maritime Registration Bill, 2016/2017 Appropriation Bill, Akwa Ibom State Safety Commission Bill and have co-sponsored over 15 bills that have been passed into law.
In his determination to ensure effective representation, he has fervently invested in life touching programs cutting across every sphere of the life including infrastructural development, Scholarship/Educational empowerment, Medical sponsorship, human capital development, financial grants and professional skills acquisition /Trainings.
The list of his robust and effective representation and awards conferment from recognized international organizations and institutions are unending if enumerated.
He is an embodiment of altruistic leadership whose passion for excellence is naturally spurred by his convictions to leave positive footprints on the sands of time even in absentia.
Upon his undeniable passion for grassroot development, the people of Esit Eket and Ibeno state constituency in 2014 found Rt. Hon. (Dr.) Usoro Akpanusoh; palpably capable of guaranteeing the future of the constituency through proper engagement of his garnered intellectuality into the legislative practice. In the Sixth Assembly, Dr. Akpanusoh’s legislative prowees was major contributory factors to the growth and stability of the House of Assembly where he served as the Chairman, Finance and Appropriation committee
In the present 7th Assembly, this five star legislator is currently the Chairman, House of Assembly Committee On Rural Development And Public Utilities.
Dr. Usoro Akpanusoh is a member of various Institutions, a core PDP faithful. Some of which includes the following:
• Honourary Doctorate Award 2010 by ICOF University Louisville, Kentucky, United State of America [USA]
• Legislative Award – Nigerian Institute of Management
Associate member- UNESCO
• Distinguish Professional Accomplishment Award by Akwa Ibom State Association of Nigeria, USA, INC, (AKISAN)
He was born on the 9th of April 1971, in Uquo village, Esit Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. A seasoned Public Administrator cum non-egocentric politician with vast positive presence within the confines spectrum of the Nigeria’s political space.
He began his academic sojourn at Holy Cross Lutheran Primary School, Uquo, Esit Eket LGA, earning his first school leaving certificate (FSLC) in 1985 and also the West African Examination Certificate (WAEC) from Community Secondary School, Akpautong, Esit Eket LGA in 1991. Usoro furthered his education in the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom state and bagged a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Political science in 2005. In 2015, Rt. Hon. (Dr.) Usoro Akpanusoh pursued and earned a Master of Science Degree (M.Sc) in Public Administration from the same prestigious University of Uyo.
Rt. Hon. (Dr.) Usoro Akpanusoh is married to Mrs. Ini Usoro and their marriage is blessed with three children.
© Jerryz Edoho