UKANAFUN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE (UKEDC)
Profile of Elder Ubakeyen Precious Mmarak Udokang
Elder Ubakeyen Udokang
Elder Ubakeyen Precious UDOKANG, FCA is a result driven, self-motivated and resourceful chartered Accountant, Chartered Tax Practitioner, Certified Fraud examiner, Certified forensic Accountant and Chartered Administrator with strong management, financial control and reporting skills and over 23 years of post-qualification experience in both large and medium sized companies.
Ubakeyen was born on the 27th March, 1970 in Ikot Inyang Abia, Ukanafun of Nto Akpaiya Family of Southern Ukanafun superintendency, Ukanafun Area conference.
He had his primary Education at QIC Central School Ukanafun, Group School Nto Okon and Ibesit Central School, Ibesit.
Elder Ubakeyen started his secondary education at Community Secondary school Ibesit, (now QIC secondary school, Ibesit) in September 1981 and completed it at QIC secondary School, Ika Annang in July 1986.
He graduated from the then Polytechnic Calabar (now Cross River State University of Technology) Cross River State with a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy.
He later proceeded to Paris Graduate School of Management, (PGSM) Paris- France, where he obtained a Master of Business Administration, MBA in International Business in 2009.
He also holds a-Certificate in Internal Quality Auditing (ISO 9001:2000) Quality systems, April 2006 and a Masters Certificate in Project Management obtained in 2018.
Precious started his professional career with the firm of OtoAbasi Akpantah & Co (Chartered Accountants) Lagos Nigeria in 1992 as Audit Staff Assistant (S.A) and was involved in Audit & investigation, design and installation of accounting, costing and internal control systems, feasibility study and reporting. Tax management and advisory services.
In 1995 he moved to Lamnalco Nigeria Limited, Warri, Delta state as a systems Accountant and between this period and 2003, he also worked with Ayoson & Dawas Limited, Bouygues Nigeria, (now BNL Construction Nig. Limited, Abuja, Dredging International, Port Harcourt and SDV (now Bollore Transport & Logistics Nigeria limited} both in Port Harcourt and Lagos, where he started as a Cost Controller and now as Head, Finance & Accounts.
Currently Precious is Head, Finance & Accounts, Bollore Oil & Gas Services Nig. Ltd based in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.
Professionally, Elder Ubakeyen Precious Mmarak Udokang is a
- Fellow ,The Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN) FCA-March 2000
- Fellow, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) FCTI-2008
- Certified Forensic Accountant, Nigeria (CFA) May 2012
- Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM) March 2011
- Associate Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
USA, August 2010
- Fellow Chartered Institute of Professional Financial Managers (CIPFM) (FCFM) USA May 2010.
- Fellow, American Academy of Financial Management (AAFM), (FAAFM): USA Certified Cost Accountant “CCA”. June 2010
- Associate, Chartered Institute Of Management Accountants, ACMA, 2010.
- Global Advisory Council member, International Management Consultants Certification Board. (IMCCB)
He is the Lead Client Service manager of BCOP Professional, a Chartered Accountant Firm, the chairman, Board of Directors of Palmswift Resources Limited and lead consultants, Lead Resource Consulting Services.
Elder Ubakeyen, due to his ardent Christian family background embraced early Christian doctrines and was baptized in QUA Iboe Church, NIGERIA in 1983. He is very active in Sunday school, choir, welfare and the drama ministry not only in QIC but also in other ministries such as Jesus Dominion Mission, Warri, where he did his wedding and the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG. His love for God and selfless service culminated in his ordination as a deacon of QUA Iboe Church, NIGERIA in 2014 and today to the office an Elder.
Elder. Ubakeyen is a selfless leader who has special interest in the progress and personal development of his people. This has led to his various personal empowerment strives to his people especially the youth, but also including the elderly in the areas of payment of school fees, purchase of work tools, provision of start-up capital for small business etc. He is a man of integrity who accommodates all irrespective of religious or political affiliations. These feet endeared him to his people and in December 2017 he was recognized and honoured as “Obong Uforo Ikot Inyang Abia”
Elder Ubakeyen is married with wonderful children.