Oku Ibom Ibibio

A’Ibom State University Gets New Chancellor


The Akwa Ibom State University has gotten a new Chancellor. He is His Eminence, Nteyin Solomon Daniel Etuk, Patriarch of Ibibio Land and the Oku Ibom Ibibio.

The State scribe, Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem, who made this known in a statement on Thursday, April 19, noted that the Monarch’s tenure would last for 4 years.

He succeeds His Royal Highness, Alhaji (Dr.) Najib Hussaini Adamu Kazaure, the Emir of Kazaure in Jigawa State.

Nteyin Etuk is well learned, having had his B.Sc and MBA from the University of Calabar, in 2007 and 2010 respectively, as well as a LLB from the National Open University.

He has been a village Head since 1998, and became a Clan Head of 9 Villages in 2004.

He then became the Paramount Ruler of Nsit Ubium Local Government area, and subsequently, President of Nsit Ubium Traditional Rulers’ Council (TRC), Akwa Ibom State.

He became the Oku Ibom Ibibio and President of the Supreme Council of Ibibio Traditional Rulers Council on Friday, September 14, 2018.