6 Dec 2015

Biography of Henry Okon Archibong

Henry Okon Archibong
HENRY OKON ARCHIBONG born 1966 to the family of Otuekong Joseph Okon Archibong of Ikot Akpan Ama Itam in
Mbak Obio Itam,  Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, is a member of the Federal House of Representatives, representing the Itu/Ibiono Ibom Federal Constituency of Akaw Ibom State under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Henry Okon Archibong attended State School II Sangana Street, Mile I in Diobu, Port Harcourt where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate in the year 1978. He proceeded to Immaculate Conception Seminary College, situate at Mfamosing in Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River State. Thereafter he moved to the Federal College of Arts and Science, Aba where he obtained his West African Schools Certificate (WASC). He was at the College of Medical Sciences in the University of Calabar where he obtained a degree in Medicine and Surgery (MB.Bch) in 1994.

Archibong later attended the West African College of Surgeons in 1997 where he did his primaries in the medical field with specialty in Obstetrics and Gynecology. In an examination that follows, he was among the only seven (7) students who passed in the whole of the West African sub-region. Between 2012 and 2014, he was at the British Council for the IELTS examinations. In 2009, he was at the Advance Resuscitation Academy for a Certificate in Advance Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS). It was also in that same year that he obtained another certificate in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the same institution. Dr. Archibong also got admission to pursue course in Management of Health Systems (MPH) with the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Before he was elected as a member of the Federal House of Representatives,  Henry Archibong, after his National Youth Service Program in Ondo State, worked with Gbeye Clinic & Maternity in Port Harcourt, where he served as a Principal Medical Officer. He was the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Crystalid Hotels and Accommodations, Onelga, Rivers State. He was a member of board of Akwa Ibom Rural Water and Sanitation Agency. He was also the Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer of Cyrhaven Health Services and Cyrhaven Model School.

In the year 2015, Henry Archibong participated in the general election, and being the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, he was elected as a member representing the Itu/Ibiono Ibom Federal Constituency of Akaw Ibom State under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party. His legislative interests border on health, environmental sustainability, Millennium Development Goals, development of Niger Delta, oil & gas, security and foreign affairs. He targets to bring about the achievement of the millennium development goals as a mark of good governance.

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