Rt. Hon. Aniekan Bassey
Rt. Hon. Aniekan Bassey, entrepreneur, politician, is the 12th Speaker of the Akwa State House of Assembly. Born August 30, 1978 in Ekim Enen Village in Uruan Local Government Area, he attended Uyo High School, Senior Science College (now St. Mary’s Science College) Abak and the University of Uyo. He holds a bachelors degree in Sociology and Anthropology.
He was elected into the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly (6th Assembly) in 2015 to represent Uruan State Constituency. In the 6th Assembly, he served as Chairman, House Services Committee; Chairman, House Committee on Science and Technology; and Deputy Majority Leader. Rt. Hon. Bassey sponsored and co-sponsored bills such as Bill to Protect the Physically Challenged Persons Against all Forms of Discrimination, Bill to Establish Constituency Projects Development Fund, Bill to Establish Building and Civil Engineering Construction Materials Quality and Control Centre, Bill to Establish Akwa Ibom State Utility Infrastructure Management and Compliance Agency, Bill to Establish Akwa Ibom State Social Housing Scheme and Bill to Establish Akwa Ibom State Youth Development Fund among others.
Akwa Ibom State celebrates him.