Rev. Alex Tsokwa IbiECWA Assistant General Secretary

AGS Alex
areas of expertise
  • Theologian
  • Church Historian
  • Businessman
  • Teacher
education
  • Diploma in Bible, World Bible School USA (Correspondence)
  • Diploma in Theology (Pastoral Studies), Jos ECWA Theological Seminary
  • Professional Diploma in Education, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  • B.A. Theology (Christian Education), Jos ECWA Theological Seminary
  • B.A. Religion Studies, University of Jos
  • M.A. Theology (Christian Education), Jos ECWA Theological Seminary
  • PhD Student Church History, University of Jos

BIRTH

Rev. Alex T. Ibi was born at Nyivu in Donga L.G.A. of Taraba State to his parents Late Mr. Ibi Gyan-agy’ua and late Mrs. Gimbiya Ibi half a century ago.

SALVATION

Being born into African Traditional religion he got encounter with the gospel through the influence of his late Elder brother Hosea D. Ibi who was converted into Christianity while leaving with their late Uncle Stephen Offen.  But he received Christ as his savior through the Ministry of the Fellowship of Christian Student (FCS), during his Secondary Education in 1982.  His baptism was delayed as a result of his strong conviction on baptism by immersion.  He was baptized by Rev. Luka Lalle at ECWA Church Nyitan when he joined ECWA in 1990.

CALL TO MINISTRY

Rev. Alex Ibi has passion for the children Ministry while growing up. While working with the Defunct Gongola State Utilities Board, Ibi water treatment plant.  He started the Children Ministry group that later joined ECWA Church Ibi in 1990.  This Children group were invited to make a presentation at ECWA Church Wukari  during the ordination service of late Rev. Luka Lalle.  At the program the then ECWA President Rev. Dr. Panya Baba sported him and invited him over to Jos.  The invitation and counseling later turnout to be the reason for being in the Ministry today.

Rev. Alex T. Ibi was born at Nyivu in Donga L.G.A. of Taraba State to his parents Late Mr. Ibi Gyan-agy’ua and late Mrs. Gimbiya Ibi half a century ago.

MARITAL STATUS  Rev. Alex T. Ibi got married to Former Miss Hadiza Grace Danladi Abwage on the 6th December 2003.  This marriage is blessed with the following children:

  1. Nofwecha Alex Ibi
  2. Notsaseh Alex Ibi
  3. Efkhazeh Alex Ibi
  4. Nononyam Alex Ibi

EDUCATION

Alex T. Ibi attended and obtained the following qualifications in the under listed schools:

  1. Nyivu Primary School 1975 – 1981. (First School Leaving Certificate)
  2. Mbiya Government Secondary School Takum 1981 – 1986(GCE)
  3. Diploma in Bible, World Bible School USA (Correspondence) 1986 – 1988
  4. Diploma in Theology (Pastoral Studies), Jos ECWA Theological Seminary 1990 – 1993
  5. B.A. Theology (Christian Education) 2nd Class Upper, Jos ECWA Theological Seminary 1994 – 1996
  6. Diploma in Computer, Information Technology Associate Jalingo, 1998
  7. MA Theology (Christian Education), Jos ECWA Theological Seminary Jos 1999 – 2001
  8. BA Religion Studies 2nd Class Upper, University of Jos  2005
  9. Professional Diploma in Education, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria 2011 – 2012
  10. PhD Student Church History University of Jos 2016 – Date

WORKING EXPERIENCES

  1. Bonini Pono Company Nigeria (Ltd. 1987 – 1988
  2. Gongola State Utilities Board 1990
  3. Gongola DCC 1994
  4. Taraba DCC 2000 – 2012
  5. Plateau High School Jos 1994 – 1996 (Part Time Teacher)
  6. Baptist Seminary MBU 2001 – (Lecturer)
  7. National Teachers Institute Wukari Study Centre 2002 – 2006 (Course Tutor)
  8. Christian College of Education Jalingo and Wukari Study Centre 1998, 2003- 2006 (Course Tutor)
  9. Taraba State University 2012 – (Lecturer)

POSITIONS HELD IN THE MINISTRY WITHIN AND OUTSIDE ECWA

  1. Secretary Kungiyar Sama CRCN NYivu 1984 – 1989
  2. Secretary KYK Guduma Nyitra (CRCN) 1987 – 1989
  3. Chairman KYK Lardin Mararaba (CRCN) 1990
  4. Pastor In charge of ECWA Church Bishara 2 Bambuka, ECWA GoodNews Jalingo, and ECWA church Wukari  1994 – 2006
  5. PRO Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Jalingo LGA 1997 – 1999
  6. Christian Education Organizer ECWA Karim LCC 1994
  7. Secretary ECWA Jalingo LCC 1997 – 1999
  8. Secretary Committee for creating ECWA Taraba DCC 1998 -2000
  9. Secretary of ECWA Wukari LCC 2002 – 2005
  10. Secretary Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Wukari LGA 2004 – 2006
  11. Acting LO ECWA Wukari LCC- 2006
  12. Secretary ECWA Taraba DCC 2006 – 2012
  13. Secretary TEKAN/ECWA Taraba State 2008 – 2011
  14. Secretary Constitution Drafting Committee (TEKAN/ECWA)
  15. Chairman ECWA North East Pastors Forum 2009 – 2013
  16. Chairman ECWA Pastor Uniform Committee 2016 – till date
  17. Chairman ECWA Headquarters Chapel Committee 2016 – Date
  18. Chairman Investigation Committee Crises on ECWA Church Mararaba Karu DCC 2013
  19. Director Church Related Ministries
  20. ECWA Headquarters Jos 2013 – Date

And membership of Several Committee at ECWA Headquarters

POSITIONS HELD OUTSIDE THE MINISTRY

  1. Secretary Ichen Progressive forum 2007-2008
  2. Secretary Ichen Cultural Development Association(ICADA) Jalingo Branch 2008-2012
  3. National Vice President Ichen Cultural Development Association(ICADA) 2017- till date
  4. President Student Union Information technology Jalingo 1998/1999

AWARDS

Rev. Alex was awarded the best student of CRK, English Literature and Health Education during The Annual Prize and speech giving day at MGSS Takum in 1986.

TRAVELS

He is privilege to have travelled to Jerusalem twice, and has visited Ethiopia and Togo for Mission activities.

HOBBY

Rev. Alex T. Ibi like writing songs and singing, watching sports, especially Football.

publications

  • ECWA Anthem

    Criteria and Guidelines for all Contestants of the ECWA Anthem The contestant must be in right standing with God (Born Again), however good the individuals anthem. The contestant must be a baptized and committed ECWA member who has been actively involved in the life of the church for not less than six months. Contestants must

    October 31, 2018

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Off Bank Road Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria.

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