Udom Gabriel Emmanuel Biography, Early Life, Age, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Udom Gabriel Emmanuel Biography
Udom Gabriel Emmanuel is a Nigerian politician and the current serving Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State.
He was preceded by Sen. Godswill Akpabio and elected in the 2015 governorship elections, having contested and won the seat under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
We'd be seeing Udom Gabriel Emmanuel's biography, date of birth, age, early life, family, parents, siblings, relationship status, education, political career, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and everything else you'd love to know about him.
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Udom Gabriel Emmanuel Profile

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Full name: Udom Gabriel Emmanuel
Date of birth: 11th July 1966
Age: 54 years old (2020)
Place of birth: Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria
Parents: Gabriel Emmanuel Nkenang
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: University of Lagos
Spouse: Martha Udom
Children: Four children
Occupation: Politician
Political party: People’s Democratic Party (PDP)
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Udom Gabriel Emmanuel Biography, Date Of Birth, Age, Early Life, Family And Education

Udom Gabriel Emmanuel was born on the 11th of July, 1966 into the family of Gabriel Emmanuel Nkenang, a native of Awa Iman in Onna Local Government, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. He started
After obtaining his First School Leaving Certificate, Emmanuel enrolled into the Secondary Commercial School, Ikot Akpan Ishiet, Onna LGA of Akwa Ibom State.
He further proceeded to the School of Arts and Science, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State where he obtained his Advanced Certificate of Basic Studies (CBS) and Higher School Certificate (HSC). He also holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Lagos.


Prior to his venturing into politics, Udom Emmanuel worked as an audit manager of Price Waterhouse Coopers. He is also an associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. He handled several positions at Zenith Bank, including serving as group head of Income Optimization, Financial Control & Strategic Planning Department at Zenith Bank and as the chief financial officer of Zenith Bank Plc. 
His first leadership position was as a Sunday school leader at United Evangelical Church (QIC) (formerly Qua Iboe Church).

In 2013, he was appointed secretary to the State Government of Akwa Ibom State under the tenure of Sen. Godswill Akpabio.

In 2014, he contested for the governorship of Akwa Ibom State under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and won. He polled 519,712  votes to defeat APC's candidate Nsima Ekere who was his closest rival with 171,978 votes.

Gov. Udom Gabriel Emmanuel was re-elected as Governor of Akwa Ibom State in the 2019 gubernatorial election. He polled 519,712 votes to defeat APC's candidate Nsima Ekere who was his closest rival with 171,978 votes.

Personal Life

Udom Gabriel Emmanuel is happily married to Martha Udom Emmanuel and the marriage is blessed with four children. Deaconess Martha Udom Emmanuel is the Chairperson and Founder of Family Empowerment and Youth Reorientation Programme (FEYReP).
Governor Udom and his family are devoted Christians and members of the United Evangelical Church (QIC) (formerly Qua Iboe Church) faith.

Awards and Recognitions

• Nigeria Sports Governor of the year award (November 2017)
• 2016 Leadership award for Best Governor of the Year

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Udom Gabriel Emmanuel on:
Facebook: UDOM Emmanuel
Twitter @MrUdomEmmanuel
Instagram @MrUdomEmmanuel

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