Nsima Udo Ekere’s Biography

Nsima Udo Ekere was born on 29 May 1965 (57 years old). He is a former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). He gubernatorial  for Akwa Ibom candidate for the All Progressives Congress Governorship Candidate for Akwa Ibom State for the 2019 election.


Obong Nsima Udo Ekere

Former MD/CEO Niger Delta Development Commission

In office

November 2016 – 2018


Early life and family


Nsima Ekere hails from  Ikot Oboroenyin, Edemaya Clan Ikot Abasi Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.


He obtained his degree from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1986. He is happily wedded to Ese Nsima Ekere.




Nsima Ekere has chaired the Akwa Ibom State Emergency Management Agency and simultaneously as Chairman of Ibom Power Company, the power generating company owned by Akwa Ibom State.[3]


Entry into APC


Nsima Ekere lost the Primary Elections in the PDP for the 2015 Gubernatorial Elections to Udom Emmanuel. It was at this point, Nsima Ekere left the PDP and defected to the APC to contest for the 2015 Gubernatorial Elections in Akwa Ibom despite the defection Udom Emmanuel of the PDP won the election and was declared the winner


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