Friday, 20 July 2018

Boki 1 2019: Fabian Okwajie set to rescue constituency from failed representation, leadership blackout

| 19 July, 2018 | Ukorebi Esien 

The wake of the 2019 general election has seen many politicians aspiring for various political offices in Cross River state, and everyone of them seem to have identified the core need of the people they seek to represent at various capacities. But there seems to be more for this astute, vibrant gentleman, who seeks to represent the good people of Boki 1 state constituency in the Cross River State House of Assembly.

 The Boki nation have in recent times have suffered several turbulent and difficult situation which comprise both cult and communal clash, coupled with the burden of hosting an overbearing crowd of refugees from neighbouring Cameroon. 

The perculiarity the Boki nation makes it stands out among the commity of LGA's in Cross River State, therefore it needs not just a representation but a well crafted and deliberate pragmatic leadership vehicle that will lead especially the Boki 1 state constituency to a state where it can generate it's own revenue without depending on federal allocation as well as attract both national and international presence, through the exploitation of its agricultural and natural resource potential. 

Generally, it is believed that everything falls and rises on leadership. And it on this premise and other supporting believes that having prepared and tested himself with various leadership capacities, Comrade Fabian Okwajie is now putting his life in the line to embark on a leadership rescue mission for the good people of Boki1 state constituency in the Cross River State House of Assembly.

Born on the 18th day of March 1986 in Ikom Local government Area to the family of Mrs and Mrs Cletus Okwajie of Buanchor Community in Boki Local Government Area Of Cross River State. The young Fabian attended Sacred Heart Primary school Buanchor in Boki LGA for his First School leaving Certificate and he would later find himself in Comprehensive High School Buanchor in Boki LGA for his SSCE. 

He then proceeded to the Cross River University of Technology Calabar to study Accounting which he graduated with Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. After graduation he was mobilised for the mandatory National Youth Service Corps for which he was posted to Osun state.

 His passion for knowledge which he believes is a strong veritable tool for leadership exploit saw him enrolling for a Professional programme in Management with the Nigeria institute of Management which he successfully graduated. 

* He is currently a member of the Chartered Institute of Management of Nigeria.

*He also holds a Certificate in Microsoft Digital Literacy, 

*Diploma in Information Technology and  a

* Master of Science Degree in Finance from Cross River University of Technology, Calabar 

*Currently undergoing a Ph.D programme in Finance at the University of calabar, Calabar.


As a student he served as Director of welfare of the students Union Government CRUTECH 

President Faculty of Management Science Students Association CRUTECH Chapter  

President National Association of Boki Students CRUTECH chapter . 

He has worked as an Accountant for several years.


His passion is to give every child, every young man and woman the opportunity to live their dreams believing that God has given every one the potential to be great.

As member of the state house of Assembly he believes the platform will offer him a bigger opportunity to serves his people and offer leadership service that will bring the Boki nation to an envious position as well as offer capacity development programmes to both youths and women.

Okwajie's believe in the power Education has led him into mapping out a four year  educational plan for his constituency that will see to the educational upliftment of the Boki nation. This plan which is majorly anchored on the give-back-volunteering model will see it that in four years, more children are enrolled, trained and graduated from schools. The scheme will not only emphasis on enrollment of school aged children but on improving the quality of education received in school. 

Okwajie has also in his blueprint, an action plan to key into the agricultural revolution that has caught up with the world as he is ready to raise international farmers through partnership and cooperatives that will be involved in exporting refined farm produce from the Boki nation.

Fabian Okwajie's entry into politics is a product of a strong hunger to provide selfless service to many young men and women in Boki 1 constituency. He crave to serve his people in a bigger capacity knowing that there is a limit to what he can do as a private citizen. 

Ukorebi Esien blogs for TDN where he tells the Nigerian Story, one article at a time. 

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