EARLY LIFE AND CAREER
Rt. Hon. (Deacon) Nsikak Nyong Ikpe JP brought light everywhere he went. He was born in June 22, 1973, exactly 50 years today. He is the second son of late Chief Nyong-Ikpe Eduok and late Deaconess Eka N. I. Eduok (Nee: Mma Naira) Edeobom I, Nsit Ibom Local Government Area, a deaconess of The African Church, Akwa Ibom Central Diocese. He lost his father early in life and was raised by his beloved mother of blessed memory.
Nsikak Ikpe attended St. Saviour African Primary School, Edeobom 1, Comprehensive Secondary School, Edeobom 1, from JSS 1 -3 and completed his secondary school Education at Nsit Peoples’ Grammar School, Afaha Offiong, both in Nsit Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. Hon.Nsikak Ikpe while at Nsit Peoples’ Grammar School, Afaha Offiong, was appointed the Sanitary Prefect. He proceeded to the University of Uyo, where
he obtained a diploma in Public Administration (with Distinction). He furthered his education and obtained a degree from the prestigious department of law.
FAMILY AND PERSONAL LIFE
Rt. Hon. Nsikak Ikpe is a Christian, who worships with The African Church. He is happily married to Mrs. Glory Nsikak Ikpe (JP) and blessed with four children -2 boys and 2 girls.
CAREER AND EMPLOYMENT
He started his working career with Palco Company Nigeria Ltd as the Chief of Staff for over five years to the C.E.0. & MD Chief Etim O. Effiong. A leading construction firm in Akwa Ibom State, that handled major construction jobs both in the state and at the Federal level. He later resigned his position after serving creditably to venture into active politics and other choice areas of endeavours.
He is the Chief Executive Officer, NNIMMA ENTERPRISE, an establishment that has metamorphosed into a conglomerate of businesses and from the knowledge and experience gathered in his former work place. Rt. Hon. Ikpe (JP) has handled many contracts in the State and Federal with certificate of completion issued. He is CEO and Managing Director NNIMMA ENTERPRISE and NNIMA RELAXY – an hospitality business located off Abak Road, Uyo, to compliment the Golden Era of the Arise Agenda of our Governor, His Excellency, Pst. Umo Eno that has ushered in the happy hour.
RT. HON. NSIKAK IKPE IN POLITICS
In 2003, Ikpe contested for Councilorship primary election in Mbiaso Ward 3, Nsit Ibom Local Government Area and emerged the candidate, but the then Governor of Akwa Ibom State Arc. Obong Victor Attah introduced parliamentary system of Government and by the grace of God, Hon. Nsikak Ikpe was appointed into the Caretaker Committee and served as a Supervisor for Works, Housing and Transport.
Because of Ikpe’s hard work, diligence, humility and sincerity of purpose, he later became the Caretaker Committee Secretary of Council. For the zeal and passion of Hon. Ikpe to still render selfless service to humanity, most especially to the people of Mbiaso Ward 3, he resigned from his position as the Chapter Executive of PDP Assistant Secretary, Nsit Ibom Chapter.
He contested and won the Councillorship ticket in PDP and served from 2007-2011 representing the good people of Mbiaso Ward 3. He was a Principal Officer where he served as the Deputy House Leader in the 5 Legislative Council of Nsit Ibom Local Government Area.
Again, In 2011, he was appointed by the immediate past Governor of Akwa Ibom State, His Excellency, Mr. Udom Emmanuel into the Transition Committee of Nsit Ibom Local Government as a member who served faithfully in the capacity of Special Adviser, Political and Chieftaincy Affairs, where he desired to contest and was elected as the PDP Chapter Chairman for two terms.
During his period, PDP experience a tremendous victory and won every
election massively, where he’s still serving as the Chapter Chairman of PDP Nsit Ibom.
He was appointed into the Intelligent Committee as a member under Major Gen. Etukudo Rtd. He was the Secretary Mobilization Sub-Committee, Nsit Ibom Chapter – 2007. He had also served in various State and Local Government Sub-Committees up to Pst. Umo Eno’s successful Election 2023.
DEACON NSIKAK IKPE’s ATTITUDE IN GOD’S BUSINESS
Deacon Nsikak Ikpe, born into a devout family, was raised with strong Christian values. He established the Nsit Ibom Redemption Prayer Summit, a solemn assembly that has been meeting for the past seven years on the second Friday of each month upto 77 edition. Their prayers have been focused on the success of the PDP party in Nsit Ibom LGA, as well as the state and federal government.
Deacon Ikpe also served as;
-Chairman, National Conference Committee of African Church Worldwide, under the Primate of the African Church, Rtd. Primate (Dr.) Josiah Emmanuel Udofia.
-Chairman, Inaugural Committee of the present Exco of the St.Stephen’s African Church Cathedral, 25 Wellington Bassey Way, Uyo, under the leadership of Peoples’ Warden, Elder Aniekan Williams.
-President, Men’s one of The African Church Cathedral, 25 Wellington Bassey Way, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Amongst others.
NSIKAK UNWAVERING HUMANITARIAN SERVICES
The Nsit Ibom LGA Philanthropist has carefully irked his name with gold following his dedication and humanitarian services in his community.
This laudable commitment has seen him distribute educational materials and school uniforms to pupils and students, as well as support the state’s free and compulsory education program.
Additionally, he has prioritized visiting motherless homes, providing essential items, and supporting people with disabilities, widows, and women.
AWARDS IN NSIKAK IKPE’S BAG:
Rt. Hon. Nsikak Ikpe was conferred with the following awards:
- Awards of Excellence, National Association of Nsit Ibom Students (NANIS) Worldwide, 2008.
-Award of Excellence, The Apostolic Church, Nigeria, Afia Nsit Area Women’s Movement Etinan, 2011.
-Award of Excellence, The African Church, Cathedral Women League, Akwa Ibom Central Diocese, 2017.
-Award as Patron, Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities,Nsit Ibom Chapter,2019.
-Award of Excellence, Redemption City Int1 Church on Public Christian Representation, 2020.
-Patron of African Church, Nsit Ubium Arch-Deaconry.
- Patron, African Church, Cathedral Arch-Deaconry, Akwa Ibom Central
- Award of Honour, PDP Glorious Voices, Nsit Ibom Chapter, 2021.
- Ambassador of Peace (JP) Award, Universal, Peace Federation, 2022.
Fifty (50) years ago in Edeobom 1, Nsit Ibom Local Government Area, this great man was born, which usher him into the Golden age celebration in the Golden Era as declared by our Governor, His Excellency, Pst. Umo Eno. This is so significant for Rt. Hon. Ikpe and is divine and well arranged by God to celebrate this great noble gentleman.
Ladies and gentlemen celebrate with the two terms Chapter Chairman of PDP, Nsit Ibom, Rt. Hon. Nsikak Ikpe.
Shine the Gospel Light, Hallelujah.