NAAKISS is an embodiment of all the Akwa Ibom State Students in various higher institutions across the country. It’s a platform where the AkwaIbomites within and outside the state gets to showcase their rich tradition and cultural heritage and also promote unity and foster togetherness among students of the state.

This event happens annually in YABATECH CHAPTER and this year’s cultural day was more colorful as we had prominent dignitaries who identified with us. The likes of Etubom (Dr.) Samson U Samson and His wife (AkwaCross National Leader), Mr Udom Emmanuel (PDP Gubernatorial candidate for Akwa Ibom State) was duly represented by Prince. Mfreke Elijah, Ambassador Cornel Udofia, Akparawa Chief Ubong Umoh (President, AkwaCross Surulere Chapter), Mr. Richard Ekuh (Asst Security Officer Yabatech), Comrade Edet Monday, the AkwaCross Association at large, NAAKISS Unilag Chapter, South South Students forum and Student Union leaders in the college. The Students came out en mass with their cultural attires; we had in place a cultural troupe who trilled the entire college with their dancing skills.

Some outstanding and prominent personalities were given awards as a sign of honor to appreciate the good works they are doing here in Lagos and the State at large and they are;

  1. Mr Udom Emmanuel; Award of excellence
  2. Etobum (Dr.) Samson U Samson; Award of excellence
  3. Mr Inyang-Udoh Uduak I; Award of excellence
  4. Pastor Bassey James; Award of excellence
  5. Prince Mfreke Elijah; Award of Honors

Side attractions were

  1. Awareness rally round the school.
  2. Cultural dance display.
  3. Display of various delicacies.
  4. Song performance and many more.


Compiled by the president; Comrade Ukpong Charles E.

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