Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Ambo Ekpenyong the (Valentine) Birthday Boy

|14 February 2018 | Ukorebi Esien

14 February is indeed a special day, as it has been nicknamed lover’s day and associated with beautiful things and activities of such nature are expected to take place on this day.

On the 14th of February some three decades ago when love filled the air, in the city of Lagos, young Michael Ekpenyong Ekpenyong Ambo, was born to the family of Elder Chief Ekpenyong Antigha Ambo (JP) of MbarakomCreek town in Odukpani LGA of Cross River State, Nigeria.

The Valentine cum ‘Loverboy’ grew in grace, power, and wisdom exhibiting great leadership persona which has attracted several leadership positions to him.
Ambo as he is fondly called sits on the board of several organizations.  He is currently the:
·        Cross River State Secretary General of Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST) 
·        Publicity Secretary of Nutrition Society of Nigeria (NSN)
·        Institute of Safety Professional (ISPON),
·        Member, Biopesticide Society of Nigeria (BpSN),
·        Member, Nigerian Institute of Science Laboratory Technology (NISLT),
·        Member of Institute of Tourism Professionals (ITP)
·        Member, International Society of Civil Right Movement (ISOCRIM)
·        Director General, De-Mandate Advocate Group,
·        Co-leader Nigeria Future Leaders Movement (NIFLEM)
·        Patron of AriseCrossRiver Group,
·        The state coordinator, Emerging Political Leaders Forum (EPL-CRS),
·        State leader of National Youth Liberation Forum (NYLF)
·        Member Generation X, Member of Career Support Network (CASUN)
·        Convener, The New Odukpani Project (TNOP) and
·        Former, Lecturer at Cross River University of Technology.

He is a careful leader, who has a passion for his people and loves things done the right way.  He loves swimming, playing tennis, football, and a Manchester United Fan; He loves Music (Gospel) and a philanthropist.
He is well vested in Agribusiness and Agripreneur, Food Safety consultant and etc.  He is the developer of the blueprint of Cocoa industrialization of Cross River State.

He is married with two kids, a Christian, a gospel musician, a scholar, activist and a believer in a better Cross River State and Nigeria at large. He holds diverse degrees in science laboratory technology, education technology, nutrition and food science, microbiology, and member of numerous professional bodies. 

On behalf of Thedailynewsng, we wish Mr. Ambo Ekpenyong a Fantabulous, valentine and Birthday celebration. May your days on earth belong, may you be fruitful in all you do. Happy Birthday once again.

Ukorebi Esien
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