Akan Okon Biography, Age, Education, Career and Net Worth

Akan Okon Biography

Akan Okon is a Nigerian politician and businessman. He was the Honourable Commissioner for Economic Development and Ibom Deep Seaport in Akwa Ibom. Akan Okon was born on October 1, 1966.

Akan Okon Profile


Akan Okon

Real Name

Akan Okon

Date of Birth

October 1, 1966


55 years (2021)

State of Origin

Akwa Ibom State








Political Party

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)


Queen Akan Okon

Net Worth

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Educational Background 

Akan Okon Education

Akan Okon attended University of Lagos where he graduated with a degree in Business Administration in 1987.

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In 1991, he obtained an MBA in Banking and finance from the University of Calabar.


Akan Okon Career

Akan Okon started his career in the banking sector with Central Bank. Over the years he joined Finbank as the Divisional Head of Investment Banking at Fin Bank in 2005.

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In 2009, Akan Okon left FinBank and started Fantixis Investment, a financial and telecom consulting firm in 2010.

Aside working with FinBank, Akan Okon worked as

  • Area Executive Standard Trust Bank [now UBA]
  • Head, Treasury and Financial Institution Department in First African Trust Bank Limited
  • Head, Investment Banking in First Atlantic Bank Plc

In 2013, Akan Okon joined politics under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He was appointed the Commissioner for Economic Development.

He was later redeployed to head the State Ministry of Finance, Housing and Special Duties, Special Duties and Aviation Development, Economic Development and Ibom Deep Seaport.

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In 2022, Akan Okon resigned as a commissioner and declared his intention to run for Akwa Ibom state governor under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Social Media Handle

Akan Okon Twitter handle is @akanokon

Personal Life

Akan Okon Wife

Akan Okon is married to Queen Akan Okon with children. He is a Christian from Mbiatok Itam, in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.


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