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Sen. Prof. Sandy Onor

Sen. Prof. Sandy Onor (born 14 February 1966) is a Nigerian politician . He is the Senator representing Cross River Central Senatorial District in the Nigerian Senate. He is a Senator of the 9th National Assembly in Nigeria.


Name Sandy Ojang Onor
Position Senator
Assumed Office June 11, 2019
Date of Birth 14 February 1966
Senatorial District Cross River Central
LGA Ikom
Political Party PDP



Sandy Ojang Onor was born in the city of Ikom in Ikom Local Government Area of Cross River State.

In his early education, he attended St. Francis, FSLC 1971 – 1975 and St. Brendan’s GEC (O level) 1976 – 1981 all of which are both in Obubra LGA.

Onor’s University education was in the University of Calabar, where he studied History. Graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree (Second Class (Upper Division) 1983 – 1987.

He holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in History from the University of Calabar 1988 – 1993.

  • Director Duraform Company Ltd. Ikom 1993
  • Executive Chairman, Etung Local Government Council, Cross River State 1999 – 2002
  • State Chairman, Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), Cross River State Chapter 1999 – 2002
  • Deputy National President of ALGON 1999 – 2002
  • Chairman, Local Government Service Commission 2004 – 2008
  • Commissioner For Agriculture 2010 – 2011
  • Commissioner for Environment 2012 – 2013
  • Best Graduating Student In History, University of Calabar 1987
  • Professor Eyo Ita Prize for Best Graduating Student in History, University of Calabar 1987
  • Chief Ekanem Ita Prize for Best Graduating Student in History University of Calabar 1987
  • NLC Prize for Excellence in Labour Management in Cross River State 2001
  • Honorary Fellow, Chartered Institute of Local Government and Public Administration of Nigeria 2001
  • Member Historical Society of Nigeria.

Sen. Onor is married, he is a devoted Christian an educationist, administrator and a philanthropist.