Akwa Ibom Loses Permanent Secretary
The Permanent Secretary in Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Environment and Solid Minerals, Dr. Ekpenyong Ekpenyong, is dead.
His death is coming six months after his predecessor, Mr. Offiong Udoffe, passed on while in office.
A media aide to the Commissioner in the Ministry, Mr. Ubong Asanga, who confirmed the death of Dr. Ekpenyong in a statement said the Permanent Secretary died over the weekend “after he left office hale and hearty.”
Until his elevation, Dr. Ekpenyong, the husband to former House of Assembly member, Mrs. Alice Ekpenyong, was the Chief Medical Director of General Hospital, Ituk Mbang in Uruan Local Government Area.
Source: Harrison Essien