Mr. Ephraim Inyang-Eyen, is the Commissioner for Works. The ONNA born erstwhile Customs officer, was born on November 25, 1965. He attended Etinan Institute, Etinan; School of Basic Studies, Akamkpa, Cross River State; University of Ibadan, Oyo State and the University of Lagos, Lagos State.
Professionally, the commissioner taught briefly in the old Cross River State Teaching Service Commission; worked as a Chemist with the Nigerian Railway Corporation and joined the Nigeria Customs Service as an assistant superintendent of Customs in August 1990.
While at Customs, Inyang-Eyen maintained a glittering and dignified career, serving as the Special Assistant to the Operations Commander, Apapa Port; Command’s Public Relations Officer, Bauchi State; Staff officer, Apapa Port Command; Head of the Armoury Unit, Jos Command, among others.
He has attended many courses among which are: Customs and Excise course; Customs and Excise Refresher course; General Scanner Training Course; Train-the-Trainer Delivery Skills for the Customs Services; Chief of Superintendent of Custom Leadership among others.
Through hard work and dedication to a worthy cause, he was appointed Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Transformation Initiative in Akwa Ibom, a socio-political organization that worked for the emergence of the Governor Udom Emmanuel-led government.
Inyang-Eyen who holds a B.Sc in Chemistry from the University of Ibadan and a M.Sc in Business Administration from the University of Lagos is a member of Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio.
A Fellow, Institute of Management Consultants and recipient of many awards, the Works Commissioner is happily married with children.
The workaholic Commissioner for Works has touched many movie producers both within and Akwa Ibom State through various Empowerment Program that has aided the production of many movies.
Akparawa Ephraim Inyangeyen shall on Sunday, December 23rd 2018 at Emjmm Hotels and suites be decorated as NOLLYWOOD MAN OF THE YEAR 2018 during the Nollywood Festival and Awards 2018 holding in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.