Mr. Ekong Sampson

Mr. Ekong Sampson, is the Special Adviser, Political/Legislative Affairs and Water Resources. A grassroots politician and great mobilizer, Sampson is known as “Ononkpoinam”, Mkpat Enin, due to his political strides and trail blazing record of achievements in his chosen career.

Mr. Sampson was appointed a legislative aide in 1999 by Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, a position he held until 2003, when he was appointed the chairman of Mkpat Enin Caretaker Committee.

Before then, he had emerged the PDP chairmanship candidate in Mkpat Enin in 2002 and by 2004 during the local government elections, was elected a councilor, who later emerged the Head of Council for Mkpat Enin in an electoral college.
In 2007 and 2011, Mr Ekong Sampson served as member representing Mkpat Enin State constituency in the State House of Assembly under the PDP platform. Thereafter, in 2015, Governor Emmanuel appointed Mr. Sampson as the commissioner for Rural Development.

Ekong Sampson, who studied Law at the University of Lagos, is married with children.