Meet the 2021 Cohort Fellows

Ekemini Abang Okon

Hon.Ekemini Abang Okon, is a native of Mkpanak,Ibeno Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Music from University of Uyo. Her activism and passionate for social inclusion and societal development made her elected Vice President, Music Association of Nigeria (MUSAN).

Ekemini Abang Okon is currently serving as Councillor representing Ward 3,Mkpanak,Ibeno and also doubles as Leader, Beno Legislative Council.

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