Call for Entries – Senator Obong Bassey Albert @ 50 Essay Competition

The Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East and Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources, Obong Bassey Albert (OBA) turns 50 on the 28th October, 2022. His constituency office’s committee on Educational Empowerment is inviting submissions from eligible students to partake in an essay competition to herald his Golden Jubilee Celebration and promote academic excellence. The […]


By Uwem Nelson In continuation of the ongoing probe into crude oil theft in the Niger Delta, the Senate Adhoc Committee on Crude Oil Theft today visited the offshore production platform of Oriental Energy Resources, operators of OML 67 and OML 115. The Adhoc Committee chaired by Senator Albert Bassey Akpan visited the Ebok oil […]

2023 Guber: Uyo Sen. District Leaders Forum Endorses OBA

…Says He Is Competent, Has Good Track Record …As Senator OBA Pledges To Usher A’Ibom Into Prosperity As Governor By Kenneth Jude Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Uyo Senatorial District Leaders Forum (USDLF) has endorsed Obong Bassey Albert (OBA) for governor. The Forum made their position known on Saturday, September 10, 2022 at […]

OBA defects, declares for governorship on YPP

Culled from PDP’s chieftain, OBA defects, declares for governorship on YPP – Guardpost NG The National Chairman of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), Emmanuel Amakiri, Saturday, led other party leaders to receive Senator Bassey Albert into its fold. At a crowded rally in Uyo, Mr. Akpan announced his formal defection from the Peoples Democratic Party […]

Why Senator OBA’s Aspiration is Leveraging on Goodwill

By Promise Etim As the 2023 elections draw closer, one key factor that puts Senator Bassey Albert Akpan ahead of others for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial nomination race is the goodwill he enjoys from the vast majority of Akwa Ibom people. His political and social antecedent are qualities that also distinguish him from […]

Sen. OBA Leads debate for Second Reading of Bill  for an Act to establish the Federal  University of Tech, Ikot Abasi

* Bill passes second reading, referred to Committee on Tertiary Institution and TETFUND The Bill for an Act to establish the Federal University of Technology, Ikot Abasi in Akwa Ibom State sponsored by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources Upstream, Senator Bassey Albert Akpan (OBA) today, Tuesday, March 29, 2022 passed through second reading […]