H.E. Hon. Daniel Asuquo
Chairman House of Representatives Committee on Power, National Assembly, Nigeria
Hon. (Chief) Daniel Asuquo has been President, Cocoa Exporters Association of Nigeria, Cross River State Branch; Director, Iconic Consult and Construction Company Limited; as well as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Dove Line Investments Limited, a company that was a revenue consultant to the Cross River State Government. He established the first pineapple farm project in Akamkpa L.G when he was the Executive Chairman of the Local Government. He beat 773 other chairmen across the country to win the award of the Best Local Government Chairman. In January 2008, His Excellency, Senator Liyel Imoke, the Governor of Cross River State, called on his wealth of experience by appointing him the pioneer Director-General of the Cross River State Electrification Agency, a position he held until December, 2009 when the Board of the Agency was dissolved.
In 2011, he contested for the office of Member House of Representatives on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Daniel sat on eight committees at the House of Representatives including the House Committee on Interior of which he was Deputy Chairman. He is active in committee meetings and on the floor of the House. In 2015, Daniel secured a second term as a Member of the House of Representatives. In this 8th Session of the National Assembly, he belongs to many committees including the Committee on Power which he chairs.