Former Akwa Ibom Commissioner For Education Jets Home

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Dr. Effiong Edunam

A former Akwa Ibom Commissioner for Education, Effiong B. Edunam, has passed onto eternity.

Dr. Edunam, a History lecturer in the University of Calabar, and an astute politician died Friday, March 12.

An indigene of Ukoko in Urue Offong/Oruko Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, he was past President-General of Oro Union.

His brother, Bassey, in a Facebook post on Friday, March 12 wished ”Good night brother.’’

Anwana Esin, a retired Deputy Director of Information described Edunam as ”Icon of Pan Oro Nationalism… A Sound/Erudite Educationist… A Pan Nigerian Nationalist… A PAN Africanist…’’

Mr. Esin, an Oro, son, prayed ”Blissful Repose grant His Soul ‘O Lord’… Adieu… My Most Dependable Mentor, Astute Politician, Brother and a Friend… Rest On Son of a Late Bishop of the Methodist Church Nigeria.’’