Sen. Gershom Bassey
Gershom Henry Bassey (born March 18, 1962 in Lagos, Nigeria) is a Nigerian politician . He is the Senator representing Cross River South Senatorial District in the Nigerian Senate. He is a Senator of the 8th and 9th National Assembly in Nigeria respectively.
|Name||Gershom Henry Bassey|
|Assumed Office||29 May 2015|
|Date of Birth||March 18, 1962|
|Senatorial District||Cross River South|
Gershom Bassey (born March 18, 1962) in Lagos, Nigeria, hails from Calabar South local government area of Cross River State.
Bassey attended Corona School Apapa, Lagos for his primary school then moved on to Federal Government College, Sokoto where he obtained his West African School Certificate in 1977.
In 1979, he received his A-Level certificate from Greylands College, Isles of Wight, United Kingdom.
He also studied Engineering Production and Economics at University of Wales, Cardiff where he graduated with a BSc in 1984.
In 1986, he received an MSc in Construction Management from Brunel University London.
He is a fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Civil Engineers (NICE) and has received an award of recognition from the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE).
CONVENER, PDP – CROSS RIVER STATE (1999)
DELEGATE, PDP NATIONAL CONVENTIONS (1999 – 2018)
MEMBER, DONALD DUKE TRANSITION COMMITTEE (1999)
CHAIRMAN, CROSS RIVER STATE WATER BOARD LTD (1999 – 2014)
LEADER, CALABAR SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT PDP CAUCUS (2001 – DATE)
CHAIRMAN, PDP SOUTHERN SENATORIAL DISTRICT CAUCUS (2003 – DATE)
CHAIRMAN, CRS PDP CAMPAIGN ORGANISATION (2007 & 2011)
CHAIRMAN, LIYEL IMOKE TRANSITION COMMITTEE (2007)
LEADER, PDP CROSS RIVER STATE CAUCUS, NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
SENATOR, CROSS RIVER SOUTH (2015 – 2019)
SENATOR, CROSS RIVER SOUTH (2019 – DATE)
He is married to Mrs. Chioma Gershom-Bassey with children.