MMI Obong Sampson Udo Etuk

MMI Commences Preparations Towards 20th Obong Sampson Udo Etuk Lectures and Excellence Awards

The International President of Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio, Akparawa Monday Etokakpan had this January announced commencement of planning towards a memorable hosting of the 20th edition of the biannual Obong Sampson Udo Etuk Lecture / Excellence Awards.

This ceremony instituted in 1990 is the flagship of the body’s celebrations and is organized every other year to recognize and honour achievers and also promote discourse on contemporary issues of interest and benefit to the people and government of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. Speakers/Lecturers are selected from amongst accomplished professionals, while awardees are meticulously chosen for awards in the various categories based on merit and bestowed on both Nigerians and foreigners alike, irrespective of race, colour, tribe or sex. The annual lecture and excellence awards event is named after Late Obong Sampson Udo Etuk, a selfless leader who was the first president of the Ibibio State Union, the worthy forebear of Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio.

The President charged the committee headed by Akparawa James Edet, NPOM who is also the Secretary General of the Mboho and an astute organizer of State events to go to work immediately to ensure a flawless outing in terms of selection of the theme, the quality, contents and relevance of the lecture itself as well as the the nominees for awards in the various categories.

The event planning committee hereby welcomes nominations of Nigerians and foreigners in Nigeria both individuals and corporate organizations for consideration for Excellence Award in the categories of Patriotism, Use of Talent, Professionalism and Leadership.

The ceremony will take place in November/December, 2015 in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

Send your nomination with justifications to the email addresses: