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Things You Did Not Know About Senator Bassey Albert



Things You Did Not Know About Senator Bassey Albert

Did you know that Bassey Albert was a bank manager before he ventured into politics?

Did you know that Bassey Albert joined politics at aged 35?

He is a renowned technocrat, consultant and a philanthropist.

Bassey Albert was the commissioner of Finance under Godswill Akpabio and served 7 years plus, from 2007 to 2014.

He earned the name OBA when he served as a commissioner and was given chieftaincy title as “OBONG UFORO AKWA IBOM STATE.”

Bassey Albert was given the Chieftaincy Title of “OBONG UFORO AKWA IBOM STATE by the Paramount Ruler of Etinan and Chairman, Akwa Ibom State Council of Chiefs, His Majesty Edidem Dickson Umoette.

OBA is from Ididep Usuk village in Ibiono Ibom Local Government.

He is from the zone that has never produced a governor from Uyo senatorial district. Uyo federal constituency has produced governor Victor Attah also Etinan federal constituency has produced Governor Obong Akpan Isemin and late Otuekong Idongesit Nkanga but Ibiono federal Constituency has not produced any.

OBA is the most experienced legislator representing Akwa Ibom State in the national assembly.

Albert is the Committee Chairman on NNPC Petroleum Upstream in the senate.

OBA the Governorship Position

OBA is the most experienced politician jostling for the gubernatorial race in Akwa Ibom State.

Senator Bassey Albert is young (49years) and dynamic with governmental and leadership experiences to lead the state.

OBA was a Bank Manager, Corporate Banking group at the Continental Trust Bank Victoria Island Lagos, just like Udom Gabriel Emmanuel.

He was Uyo Branch Manager at First Inland Bank Plc in 2003 and won the bank’s best performing branch manager award in the South-South region.

I know you did not know this?

Infact these are things you should Know About senator Bassey Albert  aka OBA.

Things you should Know About senator Bassey Albert OBA

But, know it now that in 2005, Bassey Albert joined First City Monument Bank as Assistant Vice President, where he was the General Manager in charge of Akwa Ibom and Cross River States.

Governor Akpabio called him to served as commissioner of finance.

OBA as an Economist, grows the State’s Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), to N15.6 billion in 2013

Obong Bassey Albert was that commissioner that helped Akpabio executes inter-ministerial jobs that brought about developmental strides in the state.

OBA is a ranking senator from Akwa Ibom, chairman Committee on Upstream Petroleum Resources.


Did you know that Bassey Albert was the youngest but most outstanding commissioner during Akpabio’s government?

Did you know that Bassey Albert was 27 years when Engr. Chris Ekpenyong was the Deputy governor of AKS?

OBA at 49 is the leader of Akwa Ibom caucus in the National Assembly.

Now that you are acqiunted with things you should Know about senator Bassey Albert aka OBA what is running in your mind corncerning 2023?