Rt. Hon. (Elder) Samuel Ikon
Rt. Hon. Sam Ikon, the ninth Speaker of the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly, is a two-term Assemblymen elected in 2007 and 2011 to represent Etinan State Constituency. He holds a bachelors degree in Economics from the University of Calabar and MBA from the University of Uyo. Born February 1, 1973 in Mbioto Ekpene Ituen in Etinan Local Government Area, his political career began with his appointment as a commissioner in the Akwa Ibom State Civil Service Commission in 2004.
In 2015, he was elected Member of the House of Representative, representing Etinan, Nsit Ibom and Nsit Ubium Federal Constituency. Prior to his election as Speaker, Elder Ikon was chairman and member of many committees including, chairman, Finance and Appropriations Committee; deputy chairman, House Committee on Rural Development and Public Utility; member, Rules, Ethics and Privileges Committee and the Committee on
Public Account, Industry and Tourism. The high point of his time as speaker was his election as Chairman of the conference of Speakers in Nigeria.
Akwa Ibom Celebrates him.