Bassey Asuquo was a Nigerian soldier who served as Military Administrator of Delta State between December 1993 and September 1994, and then Edo State from September 1994 to December 1996, during the military regime of General Sani Abacha.[1][2] He retired as a brigadier general.

Bassey Asuquo
Military Administrator of Delta State
In office
10 December 1993 – 26 September 1994
Preceded byAbdulkadir Shehu
Succeeded byIbrahim Kefas
Military Administrator of Edo State
In office
14 September 1994 – 22 August 1996
Preceded byMohammed Abul-Salam Onuka
Succeeded byBaba Adamu Iyam

In 2008, he was Clan Head of Anim Ankiong Clan Council of Odukpani Local Government area in Cross River State. He testified before the House Committee on Power and Steel investigating funds paid for the Calabar 561MW GT power station, saying that the project delays were caused by the contractors and were not due to resistance from the community.[3] In September 2009 he was appointed chairman of the board of the Federal Psychiatric Hospital, Calabar.[4]

Education edit

He attended Hussey College Warri.[5]

References edit

  1. ^ "Nigeria States". WorldStatesmen. Archived from the original on 23 December 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-28.
  2. ^ "Colonel Bassey Asuquo (14 September 1994 – 22 August 1996)". Edo State Government. 2016-03-11. Retrieved 2023-06-09.
  3. ^ Stanley Nkwazema (2 April 2008). "Contractor Overpaid By N.22bn". This Day. Retrieved 2009-12-28.
  4. ^ "Appointment of Members into the Board of Management of Federal Psychiatric Hospital Calabar". Cross River State Government. 2009-09-02. Retrieved 2009-12-28.[dead link]
  5. ^ "Between Obafemi Awolowo and Alfred Rewane". Vanguard. Vanguard Media Limited. 25 August 2017. Retrieved 2019-01-16.