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Dr. Joseph Ekpe ​​​​Edet


Public Law


Senior Lecturer


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About Dr. Joseph Ekpe ​​​​Edet

EDET, NTUFAM DR. JOE EKPE-University teacher, Corporate Attorney, administrator, politician, farmer; Qualifications: LL.B, B.L, MPA, LL.M, Ph.D (Law). Cert. University of London. Born in Oban Town, Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Married to Mary-Joe Edet, 3 children. Education: University Of Calabar Calabar; Nigerian Law School, Abuja; Chartered Institute of Arbitration,UK; Goldsmith, University of London; Immaculate Conception Seminary, Mfamosing, Akamkpa. Career: ​Special Adviser To The Governor Of Cross River State On Strategic Policy Advisory Council ( SPAC); Special Adviser-Mineral Resources; Deputy Chief of Staff to the Governor (2007- 2012); Special Adviser on Intergovernmental Relations And Liaison, (2012-2014); Cross River State Liaison Officer; 2012-2014; Head, Special Adviser on Legislative Affairs To The Government of Cross River State Nigeria( 2006-2007); Chief of Staff, Cross River State House of Assembly(2003-2004); Legal Adviser, Akamkpa Local Government, 2004-2005) Member, Administrative Panel of Enquiry On The Maladministration of Biase LGA, 2006; Senior Lecturer-At- Law, Faculty of Law, University Of Calabar; Head of Department, Department of Private Law, University of Calabar; Desk Officer/ Head of Delegation State of Maryland US/ Cross River Sister State Project; Chairman, Barbados Pride( Nig); Chairman, Zanzee Bar Games (Nig); Chairman Ntabejik Farms; Proprietor, Trinitas Academy,Calabar, Cross River State; Principal Partner, Trinitas Solicitors, Calabar,Abuja, Port Harcourt; Professional associations: Member, International Bar Association; Member, Nigerian Bar Association; Associate Member, Chartered Institute Of Arbitration; Fellow, Institute Of Human And Natural Resources; Fellow, Chartered Institute Of Public Administration; Fellow of the Doyen (Calabar) Bar; Member, Nigerian Miners Association. Published works: Immunity Of Public Officers Under The 1999 Constitution, Hybrid Publishers; TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE IN POST CONFLICT SOCIETIES: UNDERSCORING THE DEBATES ON AMNESTY VERSUS VICTIMS’ RIGHTS; THE DINO MELAYE’S RECALL PROCESS: A CRITICAL APPRAISAL AND ANALYSIS OF THE PROCEDURE VIS-A-VIS THE RIPENESS DOCTRINE AND THE POLITICAL QUESTION DOCTRINE- The Calabar Law Journal-2017; Judicial Intervention in Electoral Matters; Doli Capax and Doli Incapax: Reassessing the Age of Criminality of Children; Columnist/ Essayist in notable Nigerian dailies and periodicals. Achievements/Awards/Honours:​ Magna Alumnus, ICS Alumni Association; Award Of Excellence, Faculty Of Law, Unical; International Association Of Lions Club Award; Convener/ Patron, Ejik Oban; Merit Award- Faculty Of Law, Class 97, UNICAL; Grand Knight, Knights Of Saint Mulumba; Jerusalem Pilgrim(Jp); Marian Pilgrim (Mp-Lourdes, France;Fatima, Portugal; Avila, Spain); Ugandan Pilgrim (In Honour of Ugandan Martyrs); Holder Of Traditional Title, Ntufam Onor Mfam, Oban- Ejagham; Longest Serving Special Adviser in Cross River State Nigeria (Three Successive Democratically Elected Governors Of Cross River State Nigeria; Mentor, Bridge Leadership Academy; Director General, Destiny Group; Chairman/Director General Special Advisers Forum. Motto: Nihil Trimendium Est. Hobbies: Sports (Football, Tennis, Badminton) Traveling, Reading, Writing, Mentorship.

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