BARRISTER TINA BANKU AGBOR
SECRETARY TO THE STATE GOVERNMENT
Barrister Tina Banku Agbor was born 53 years ago to Mr. and Mrs. Columbus Bisong Agbor at Borum Village in Boki Local Government Area, Cross River State. She obtained her Primary School Certificate at Government Primary School, Borum and obtained her first school living certificate from Kano Community Commercial College in 1979. She also undertook a programme of study at the Centre for Business Studies, Meridien House, Greenwich High Street, London S E IO, where she obtained the Cambridge and Oxford Advanced Level Certificate in 1984. She later proceeded to the Thames Valley University, Ealing College, London where she obtained a Bachelor of Law (LLB) Degree in 1990. She enrolled at the Nigerian Law School, Lagos and obtained the pretigious B.L Certificate and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1992.
She further attended the prestigious University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria where she obtained a Masters Degree in Managerial Psychology (MMP) in 2008.
She has a humble, unassuming and generous personality, and has demonstrated her passion for the development of the girl-child through several initiatives, including her up and running annual scholarship scheme for young and aspiring girls both within and beyond her immediate community. Through this scheme, she has been able to assist numerous indigent girls to be able to realize their academic ambitions and dreams.
A great amazon of the 21st Century, Barrister Tina Banku Agbor is a consummate politician, an entrepreneur (real estate player) and a great community builder. She has made several incursions into the political sphere. She has contested for several political positions in the state and federal constituency. She has the “can do” and “never give up” philosophy of life. Recognizing her great potential as a quintessential and thorough-bred administrator, she was recently appointed by His Excellency, Senator (Prof.) Ben Ayade, Governor of Cross River State, as Secretary to the Cross River State Government. She has so far proven her mettle as a dynamic and astute administrator and a charismatic leader.
Barrister Tina Banku Agbor is a mother to two lovely children (Kingsley and Beatrice). Her hobbies include: reading and travelling