Governor Udom Emmanuel has approved the appointment of Barr. Enobong Ikpong Etteh as the Secretary to the Technical Committee on the Realization of Ibom Deep Seaport.
Barr. Etteh who hails from Ukpenekang, Ibeno Local Government Area is a foremost Labour Law expert with over two decades experience. Barrister Etteh graduated from the University of Cross River State (now University of Uyo) in 1988 with LL.B (Hons) and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1990. He worked with M.O Awoyemi & Co. for 7 years before establishing Enobong Etteh & Co. (now Rocheba Solicitors) with branches in Uyo and Abuja. His areas of expertise include Labour Law, Banking and Finance, Investment Law, Commercial Law, among others.
He is currently the Chairman, Labour and Employment Committee, NBA-SLP. He is a member of the Standing Conference of Mediation Advocates (SCMA), Nigeria, and the National Coordinator of the Campaign for Labour Lawyers and a Member of the Christian Lawyers Fellowship of Nigeria.
He is passionate and committed to the development of Labour Law in Nigeria and was the publisher of the first-ever law report on labour law in Nigeria-The Nigerian Law Reports which is now the first specialized weekly law report in Africa. He was also the arrowhead in the campaign for Labour Justice Reforms drive for the Third Alteration to the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria. He has, since 2002, prosecuted reforms in labour law practice and in the national industrial court. Barr. Etteh, who is widely traveled, enjoys preaching, praise and prayer.
It would be recalled that Governor Emmanuel, in his determined effort to fulfill his campaign promise of rapid industrialization of the state, had on June 11, 2015 inaugurated a 10-man Technical Committee for the Realization of Ibom Deep Seaport with former Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Director General, Barrister Mfon Usoro as the Chairman of the committee
CPS to the Executive Governor, Akwa Ibom State