ESIT EKET/IBENO 2023: One Of My Responsibilities Will Be To Promote And Maintain Peace Between Esit Eket And Ibeno- Otoabasi Ntiah


Engr. OtoAbasi Ntiah is one of the aspirants for AKHA, from Esit Eket.

Born on the 27th day of April to the family of a renowned businessman, Late Rev. Emmanuel Jackson Pius Ntiah of Idung Esak in Ikot Eyo, Edo village, Esit Eket LAkwa Ibomwaibom State.

Otoabasi attended Hillside International Primary School, Uyo. He had his secondary education in Uyo High School, Uyo. Acquired university education (Bachelor of Engineering) degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State.

i) Member of Nigerian Society of Engineers( NSE), Uyo Branch
ii) Member of Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria ( COREN).

i) Electrical Engineer, Marllum Nig. Ltd. Supervised and participated in the installation of all the street lights in Victor Attah International Airport, Akwa Ibom State.

ii) Field Engineer with Askodrill Nig. Ltd. Port-Harcourt, Rivers State.

iii) Instrument Engineer, Frontier Oil Ltd., Operators of Uquo Central Processing Facility, CPF, Edo, Esit Eket LGA. He was also part of the commissioning team that commissioned the CPF and FUN Manifold with over 18 years of experience in the oil and gas sector.

iv) Instrumentation and Control System Engineer, Universal Energy Resources Limited with Savannah Petroleum Company and SINOPEC as Joint Operators of Early Production facility in Stubb Creek Marginal Field, Mbo LGA.

v) Financial Secretary of Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria ( PENGASSAN) Stubb creek branch.

Equally, Engr Ntiah is a wizard in Instrumentation systems, a professional with vast certifications and Experience in Programmable logic control( PLC) and DCS technology, SCADA programming and troubleshooting, oil and gas process instrument calibration, testing and maintenance engineering, Metering Engineering, Electro pneumatic systems, Automation Technology and Control system Engineering.

Engr. Otoabasi Ntiah ( God’s Plan 2023) as his campaign slogan is known is currently contesting for Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly seat to represent Esit Eket and Ibeno state constituency under the platform of the people’s Democratic Party ( PDP) which according to him, is a response to a clarion call by the people of his state constituency.

(1) Law Making: According to him, one of his primary responsibilities as a lawmaker will be to sponsor bills that will improve the lives of Akwa Ibom people, improve the infrastructure and lure in more investors that will provide jobs for our people such as:

i ) A bill to Establish Akwaibom State Oil Producing Area Development Commission ( AKSOPADEC)

ii ) A bill to establish Akwa Ibom State College of Technology Ikpa Town, Esit Eket LGA, where the current Technical College, Ikpa can be upgraded into a full College of Technology.

iii ) A bill to establish a scheme for the revitalization of primary health care in Akwa Ibom State.

iv ) A bill to establish Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly Professional Football League ( AKHA PFL).
According to him, this bill is aimed at developing football from the grassroots.


i ) According to him, he will leverage on the large availability of gas supply in Esit Eket and strategically lure investors to come and build industries and manufacturing companies in Esit Eket.

ii ) Revitalization of all the dilapidated factories and industries within the state constituency with the support of the state government.

iii) Sponsor young constituents on training, especially on maritime and sea port maintenance/management. Train constituents in oil and gas sector, and push them to take over managerial positions and professional slots in all the oil companies operating within the state Constituency.

iv) Support of small-scale business owners within the state constituency and boost their production capacities to enable them to employ more and grow into world-class companies and industries.


i ) According to him, he will declare a state of emergency on all the primary and secondary schools within the state constituency. The children will be provided with a conducive learning environment and teachers will be motivated and trained to give the kids the best education.

ii ) Open scholarship program for the best 2 graduating students from Esit Eket and Ibeno to be sent to further their education abroad.

iii) Initiate educational programs and sports that will be competitive and build capacity in students. Seminars and campaigns against cultism and drug abuse will be more frequent in the schools to reduce the trend of cultism and drug abuse in the local schools.


i ) To empower his people based on their strengths, talents and aspirations. Those that are creative will get boost to showcase their talents and businesses.

ii) Women will be trained in agricultural entrepreneurship. They will be supported in food production and given start-up capital to boost their farms, poultry, fisheries, etc.


i) Revitalization of all dilapidated health care centers in the state constituency will be his primary responsibility.

ii) To promote bills that will provide adequate health care to the people at the grassroots.
All the primary health care centers will have sufficient medical supplies and personnel to take care of our people.

iii) To bring in health professionals at intervals to carry out free medical care for the people in Ibeno and Esit Eket LGA. The state constituency will take care of some medical bills of people that desire urgent assistance.


i) To improve the lives of the members by creating more opportunities for stakeholders of the party to be fully involved in constituency projects and programs that will be carried out by the state constituency office.

ii ) Most of the party stakeholders will be empowered with financial capital to boost their businesses.


According to Ntiah, as the state house of assembly member representing Esit Eket and Ibeno in Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, one of his primary responsibilities will be to promote and maintain peace between the government areas. He says, his strategy will be to use dialogue, build unity and love in the state constituency and utilize the mode of sharing things equally as brothers for peace and prosperity to reign in the state constituency.


i) He’s currently the International Convener of Esit Eket and Ibeno United for Good Governance (E&I United) which is a political platform with the aim of promoting unity, Peace, lov,e and good governance in Esit Eket/ IbenoStatee Constituency.

ii) PDP Political Leader of Unit 005, Edo ward 2 Esit Eket Chapter.

iii) Former Deputy State Chairman, AtikuObi Vanguard for Good Governance ( 2019)

iv) A key ingredient in the actualization of the Kini-Abasi 2015 campaign organization of RT. Hon. Usoro Akpanusoh, the current House of Assembly member representing Esit Eket/Ibeno State Constituency, also sponsored the Usoro-Udom victory football match after His Excellency Gov. Udom Emmanuel and RT. Hon. Usoro Akpanusoh returned for a second term in office, respectively.

v) Chairman, Esit Eket Development Forum (EEDF), a socio-developmental association that promotes love, unity, and development in Esit Eket LGA.

vi) He’s a lover of football and his passion for the game made him an Elder, College of Presidents, Akwa Ibom State All-stars International.

vii) He’s also the BOT Chairman of Itam flyover All-stars football club in west Itam, Itu LGA.


According to him, as a devoted Christian, he’s multi-talented as he plays various kinds of musical instruments in church, especially the Piano and Saxophone. Was a Choir Director, youth leader, and drama coordinator with the Redeemed Christian Church of God RCCG, Higher Ground Parish in Uyo.


Apart from politics, Engr. Otoabasi Ntiah is passionate about media and broadcasting.
He’s the CEO of Backyard Studios which produces one of the popular Pidgin news on YouTube known as BACKYARD NEWS with MC Spinosky and Oma of planet FM as presenters.

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