Biography Intro:He was the Chairman of Cross River State Water Board. He was also the Chairman of the strategic Policy Committee
NAME:Gershom Henry Bassey
DATE OF BIRTH:January 1, 1963.
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: Prior to his senatorial ambition, he was the chairman of cross river state water board. He was also the chairman of the strategic policy committee in the state.
A new entrant to the senate race on the peoples democratic party(pdp) platform, gershom henry bassey, defeated incumbent senator, bassey otu, to pick the party’s ticket for cross river south senatorial district. He thereafter went ahead to win the senatorial seat.
Bassey otu however contested the result at the election tribunal. The cross river state election petition tribunal however dismissed the petition of the labour party candidate , prince bassey otu, against the election of senator gershom bassey the senator representing the southern senatorial district of cross river state for lack of merit.