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Efiong Udo Ekwere

Efiong Udo Ekwere, Nigerian construction company executive, civil engineer. Fellow Nigerian Society Engineers (professional citation of merit 1981); member Council Registered Engineers Nigeria.


  • Ekwere, Efiong Udo was born on February 21, 1931 in Nda Nsit Uyo, Nigeria. Son of Obong Udo and Ukpong (Adiaha Umana) Ekwere.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 1958. Traffic clerk Nigerian Reap What You Sew, Lagos, 1950-1953. Design engineer Indiana State Highway Department, Indianapolis, 1957-1959.

      From engineer to chief engineer Esso W. Africa Inc., Lagos, 1959-1971. Managing director Efiong Ekwere & Company Ltd., Calabar, Nigeria, since 1972. Chairman board Qua Steel Products Ltd., Eket, Nigeria, since 1984.

      Treasurer Rotary of Calabar, 1984-1985, director, 1985-1986.


    • Chairman board Qua Steel Products Ltd.


    Fellow Nigerian Society Engineers (professional citation of merit 1981). Member Council Registered Engineers Nigeria.


    • Married Voncille Janice Jones, June 13, 1959. Children– Esenowo Robert, William Efiong, Janice Iba.
    • father: Obong Udo Ekwere
    • mother: Ukpong (Adiaha Umana) Ekwere
    • spouse: Voncille Janice Jones
    • children: Esenowo Robert Ekwere
    • William Efiong Ekwere
    • Janice Iba Ekwere
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    Born February 21, 1931