UKANAFUN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE (UKEDC)
Profile of Elder (Barr.) Idongesit Frankson Umoh
Elder (Barr) Idongesit Umoh
Hon. Barr. Idongesit Umoh is an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in Private Legal Practice, based in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Head of Chambers & Practice of Idong-Umoh & Associates. Besides the knowledge of the Law, has a background knowledge in Business Administration from the then Polytechnic Calabar [now Cross River State, University]. A member of the First [Pioneer] Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly representing Ukanafun State Constituency, where he served as Majority Whip. Has been a member of the Akwa Ibom State Input Committee to the amendment of the current Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 [as amended]. Has served as Legal Adviser to some notable Corporate Bodies including the Akwa Ibom State College of Education, Afaha Nsit, National Legal Adviser to United Evangelical Church [founded as/formerly Qua Iboe Churches]. Has cognate years of Legal Practice spanning through the trial to appellate Courts – High Courts, Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Nigeria. A devout Christian, an Elder of the United Evangelical Church with good standing, a Businessman carrying on businesses compatible with the status of a Legal Practitioner, a Professional in Politics, member of some Local and International Bodies including the Nigerian Bar Association, Eastern Bar Forum, Ati Annang Foundation, International Bar Association. Highly sociable, loves traveling. Happily and satisfactorily in marriage with Deaconess [Mrs] Emaekop Idong-Umoh with 4 [four] lovely children. From the stock of the Frankson Umouroms in Okoyo Town in Southern Ukanafun, Ukanafun LGA.