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Profile of Dcn. Nkekere Udom

Nkekere Udom

Dcn. Nkekere Udom

Nkekere Ezekiel Udom, is the first of 6 children born to the family of late Chief and Mrs Ezekiel Frank Udom of IdungNneke, Ukanafun LGA, Akwa Ibom state.

He holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Science(B.SC) from the University of Uyo and a Master of Business Administration in Management from the University Port Harcourt. He had an excellent academic and student leadership career. He was a president of the Nigerian Association of Computer Science Students, University of Uyo Chapter and also the first Science student to be elected Students Union Government President of the University of Uyo.

He has enjoyed over 20 years working career as an IT consultant in the Telecoms and Oil & gas industry and has served on the board of Management of several private organizations.

Nkekere is so passionate about transforming the Nigerian society by helping young people build capacity for self-reliance through quality education and entrepreneurship. He is the Founder of the ZEEK Leadership Foundation which runs an annual scholarship program for mainly the less privileged but educationally gifted students in higher institutions in Nigeria. As at January 2021, Nkekere has provided more than 60 undergraduate scholarships to Ukanafun  and other Akwa Ibom students.

He is a mentor in Top Faith International Secondary School, Mkpatak, Essien Udim, Western Annang Secondary Commercial school (WASCO), Ukanafun and the West African people’s Institute (WAPI), Calabar.  He is married to Mrs Mfon Udom and they have four (4) children. In his spare time he watches football and comments on social, political and economic issues worldwide.