He is a Chartered Accountant by profession and trained with Price Waterhouse Coopers. He is also a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Management (FNIM)
Udom Emmanuel Career
Mr. Udom had a vibrant career in the financial sector serving in various capacities for well over 17 years.
He began his career with Diamond Bank and later joined Zenith Bank in 1996 as a pioneer manager with the Lagos Central Branch. While there he headed the Telecommunications Sector, Income Optimization, Financial and Strategic Planning Group of Zenith Bank Plc.
He was also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. He rose through the ranks at Zenith Bank as a Chief Financial Officer. Amongst many of the hierarchical position he held while with the bank include Group Head of Income Optimization, Financial Control & Strategic Planning Department as a General Manager and Executive Director on the Board of Zenith Bank till December 2006.
Mr. Udom also served as a Audit Manager of Price Waterhouse Coopers; Executive Director Africa Finance Corporation (AFC); Director, Nigerian Inter-bank Settlement Systems (NIBBS); Non-Executive Director, Zenith Bank, United Kingdom; Zenith Bank- Gambia; Zenith Bank-Sierra Leone; Zenith Insurance; Zenith Pensions and Custodian; Zenith Securities; Zenith Trustees and Zenith Registrars
His political Career began in 2013 with his appointment as the Secretary to the State Government of Awka Ibom.
In 2015, he emerged winner in the gubernatorial elections and was sworn in as the Governor of Akwa Ibom State.
Governor Utom Emmanuel Net worth
Utom Emmanuel Personal Life
Governor Emmanuel is happily married to his beautiful wife, Her Excellency, Mrs.Martha Udom Emmanuel, whose pet Project, Family Empowerment and Youth Reorientation Programme (FEYReP) is changing lives and giving hopes to the widows and women across the state. The union is blessed with children.