Dr. Sokonte .H. Davies
Executive Director, M&O
Sokonte Huttin Davies was born on the 20th August 1962. He went to Rivers State University of Science & Technology Nkpolu, Port Harcourt, Nigeria from September 1981 to September 1984, and attended Belorussia Agricultural Academy, Belarus from September 1984 to March 1987. He later proceeded to Crimea M.I Kalinin Agricultural Institute, The Ukraine, for his Masters degree in Economics (MSc) in 1989. He Further attended the South China, Agricultural University, China for his Doctor of Philosophy Economics/Management (Ph.D) June 2000. Dr. Sokonte was member, House of Representatives from June 2007 to June 2015 where he was Deputy Chairman, House Committee on Land Transport from June 2011 to June 2015. Before then, he was Strategic Planner/Business Analyst for SUNGRACE INVESTMENT COMPANY in Guangzhou, China in 2000, he became the CEO of SEIVAD GLOBAL RESOURCES Port Harcourt in 2002, Executive Director Public Policy and Leadership Centre, Port Harcourt also in 2002, He was Director Grassroots Political Development Centre, Port Harcourt from January 2001 to June 2007.
During his school days, Dr. Sokonte Davies was General Secretary, Nigerian Students Union (NSU), Gorki, Belarus from 1985 to 1987 was Member Central Executive Committee (NSU) USSR in the same period. He was General Secretary, Nigerian Students Union, Simferopol, Ukraine.
Dr Sokonte has received awards such as Best Student, Economics Faculty in 1987, Best All Round Foreign Student in 1988, Outstanding Student Award in 1997, Third Best Student in 1999 and Best Student in 2000.
Dr. Sokonte Huttin Davies was the Director, Directorate of Finance and Administration and Administration, All Progressive Congress Presidential Campaign Organization (APCPCO) before his appointment as Executive Director Marine and Operations, Nigerian Ports Authority.