Ita David Ikpeme
|Ita David Ikpeme|
|Military Governor of Ondo State|
3 Feb 1976 – 24 Jul 1978
|Preceded by||David Jemibewon
|Succeeded by||Sunday Tuoyo|
Ita David Ikpeme is a retired Nigerian airforce group captain who served as the first Governor of Ondo State (February 1976 - July 1978) after it was carved out of the old Western State during the military regime of General Olusegun Obasanjo.
After retiring from the air force, he was active in business. In 1997, he was one of the owners of Bailey Bridges Nigeria, which was proposing to operate a pontoon ferry across the Kwale River. In 2009, he was on the board of directors of Ekondo Microfinance Bank. He was chairman of Davandy Finance & Securities Ltd, a financial service company incorporated in 1997. He was also on the finance committee of the Efik National Association, which works to improve the health, social, and economic wellbeing of the people of Calabar.
His wife, Benedicta Tinuade Ikpeme, died aged 73 in March 2009.
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