Dr Godwin Umontuen at a glance…


Dr. Godwin Umontuen was born on 4th April, 1971 and attended Lutheran Primary School Nung Oku Ekanem Between 1978 to 1984.

He attended Government Secondary School Afaha Eket and completed his Junior Secondary School before he proceeded to the prestigious Senior Science School Ndon Eyo in ONNA Local Government Area where he sat and passed his Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) in 1989.

Dr. Umontuen had his National Diploma (ND) from Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa where he studied Mathematics and Statistics and in 1995, gained admission into Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) Enugu where he did his HND and graduated at Upper Credit Levels in 1999.

He served his National Youth Service Corpse (NYSC) in Kirfi Local Government Area Council, Bauchi State where he served as a Planning Officer till 2001 and was actively involved in politics.

He became the Vice Chairmanship Candidate under the platform of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in 2013. That dream was still born due to change of Policy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Dr. Godwin Umontuen went back to school and in 2007 had his B.Ed. in Economics Education from Imo State University. In 2010, Dr. Umontuen backed M.sc in Education Management and Planning from the same Imo State University.

As an Educationist, Dr. Umontuen ventured into Education business and Licensed the first Private Tertiary Institution in Nasarawa State in 2010, Maurid Institute of Management and Technology Nasarawa, Nasarawa State. Due to the challenges of doing business in that part of the country, he relocated back home in 2012 and revalidated the License he got in Nasarawa in Akwa Ibom State.

He Licensed Maurid Institute of Management and Technology Mbiaso, Nsit Ibom Local Government Area now Maurid Polytechnic Mbiaso and Maurid Institute of Management and Technology Oron. The only licensed Private Tertiary Institution in the whole of Oro Nation.

Dr. Umontuen has several Awards of Honour to his name. He was awarded an Honoury Doctorate Degree in Entrepreneurship and Technical Education D.Sc. and Fellow of the Management Centre of UCCM on 17th March, 2012 by the University College of Christian Mission (UCCM) U.S.A and also in recognition of his contribution to the development of education in Nigeria, the National Association for Advancement of Knowledge in Nigeria(NAFAK), an Education Professional body honoured Dr. Umontuen with another Doctorate Degree in September, 2015 during their Annual National Conference.

He has backed both International and Local Awards including the award of Etimani Oro, recently covered on him by Oro Women Development Union a Pan Socio-cultural Association in Oro nation.

The people of Eket Federal Constituency and indeed Akwa Ibom people are blessed to have this illustrious son. He is married to Confidence and the father to Stella and David.

Very recently, Dr Umontuen was given an Award of Honour and also Inducted into Afi Iwaad Ekid, a foremost socio-cultural organisation in Akwa Ibom State.

He is fit…
He got the experience…..
He is ready to run for Eket Federal House…

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