Rt. Hon. Onofiok Akpan Luke
Rt. Hon. Onofiok Akpan Luke was elected into the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly to represent Nsit Ubium State Constituency in 2011 and re-elected in 2015. He became the 11th speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly in December, 2015.
Born March 16, 1978, Hon. Luke hails from Ikot Etobo, Nsit Ubium Local Government and holds bachelor and masters degrees in Law from the Universities of Uyo and Calabar. He was an activist in school and served as President of the Student Union, University of Uyo. In 2007, Onofiok Luke was appointed a personal assistant on protocol matters to Governor Godswill Akpabio. In 2008, he was elected pioneer speaker of the Nigerian Youth Parliament. He is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), a fellow of the Nigeria Leadership Initiative (NLI) and member of Nigeria’s Body of Benchers and an alumnus of the Harvard Business School Executive Education Programme.
Under his leadership, the State House of Assembly established the Akwa Ibom Legislative Internship Programme (AKILIP), and engaged in the practice of participatory budgeting by subjecting the state appropriation proposals to public scrutiny through enlarged public hearings.
Rt. Hon. Onofiok Luke is a currently a member of the 9th House of Representatives where he represents the people of Etinan/Nsit Ibom/Nsit Ubium Federal Constituency. He is the Chairman of the House Committee on Judiciary.
Akwa Ibom Celebrates him.