Hon. Francis Uduyok Biography
Francis Charles Uduyok, born October 28, 1973, popularly known as Hon. Francis Uduyok, is a popular Nigerian politician, accountant, and businessman. He is currently representing the Ikot Abasi/Mkpat Enin/Eastern Obolo Federal Constituency.
Francis Uduyok has been an outstanding representative of his people, having served in key political positions.
He has been a staunch politician who witnessed a gradual elevation from the very infantry level of Students’ Unionism as the worldwide president of all Eastern Obolo students, Special Assistant to a former state lawmaker, two-term Local Government Chairman and now Member of the National Assembly in the House of Representatives, Abuja.
|Full Name:||Francis Charles Uduyok|
|Date of Birth:||October 28, 1973|
|Place of Birth:||Okoroete, Eastern Obolo|
|State of Origin:||Akwa Ibom State|
|Net Worth:||$5 million|
|Wife/Spouse:||Idorenyin Francis Uduyok|
Early Life and Education
Hon. Francis Uduyok hails from Okoroete in the Eastern Obolo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
He began his education at the prestigious St. Silas (Ang) Primary School, Okoroete, where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC).
The prolific politician proceeded to Commercial Secondary School, Ibekwe, for his secondary education and obtained his Senior School Certificate in 1996.
Hon. Uduyok gained admission into the University of Calabar where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Finance in 2000.
During his time at the university, he was the National President of the National Association of Eastern Obolo Students (NAOES). As the student’s leader, Hon. Uduyok initiated and implemented scholarship and bursary awards for students of Eastern Obolo origin.
Hon. Francis Uduyok began his professional career working as an Account Officer II with the Akwa Ibom State Local Government Service Commission.
He also worked with China Engineering Construction Company Nig. Ltd. (CECC) as the Public Relations Manager.
The popular lawmaker has also served as a member of the Federal Board of the Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute.
Local Government Chairman (2007 – 2015)
He contested in the 2007 chairmanship elections and was elected as the Executive Chairman of Eastern Obolo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. Due to the massive progress during his administration he was elected for a second tenure which lasted until 2015.
During his tenure in office as the Chairman of the Eastern Obolo Local Government Council, his interventionist projects made Eastern Obolo a reference point and a model in local government administration not only in Akwa Ibom State but in Nigeria.
Some of the projects initiated and completed during his administration include building secretariat blocks; admin blocks; finance/Treasury blocks; ultra-modern legislative blocks; and the construction of roads in Okoroete, the Local Government headquarters.
Federal House of Representatives (2015 – 2023)
After an excellent performance in the local government level, Hon. Uduyok was elected as a member representing Ikot Abasi/Mkpat Enin/Eastern Obolo Federal Constituency of Akwa Ibom State, under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in a free and fair election with the people making their choice.
He was re-elected for a second tenure until 2023 after the people witnessed his utmost and excellent representation.
In the National Assembly, he has sponsored several motions, including the ALSCON reactivation, a motion compelling the House members to honour and show solidarity to the victims of the Reigners Bible Church Collapse, and a motion on the creation of additional state constituencies in Akwa Ibom state and Nigeria in accordance with our constitution.
Hon. Francis Uduyok Projects
He has spearheaded many projects in his constituency, including:
- Construction of a Mini stadium at Okoroete Eastern obolo.
- Construction of 4 Classroom block at Secondary Commercial School Ibekwe, Ikot Abasi LGA.
- Construction of 4 Classroom block at Community High School Ekim Mkpat Enin LGA.
- Renovation of 6 classroom block at Osong Mkpat Enin LGA.
- Construction of 3 classroom block at ife town Mkpat Enin LGA.
- Construction of 3 classroom at Ikot Esene Akpan Ntuen Mkpat Enin LGA.
- Construction of 3 classroom block at Ukam Mkpat Enin LGA.
- Construction of 3 classroom block at Qic primary school.
- Construction of Ife town Mkpat Enin LGA.
- Construction of Borehole project at QIC Primary School Ife Town.
- Construction of Store at QIC, Ife town Mkpat Enin LGA.
- Construction of 3 classroom block at Community Secondary Commercial school, Ife town Mkpat Enin LGA.
Hon. Francis Uduyok Senatorial Ambitions
On January 5, 2022, Hon. Francis Uduyok declared his ambition to contest for the Eket Senatorial District seat in the forthcoming 2023 general elections.
He made this known while consulting the Almighty God on Wednesday January 5, 2022. The program took place in the St Silas Anglican Church, Okoroete Town, Eastern Obolo Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State.
Hon. Francis Uduyok Net Worth
Hon. Francis is a popular Nigerian politician, leader, and philanthropist, although his net worth hasn’t been estimated yet.
Hon. Francis Uduyok is married to his beloved wife, Mrs. Idorenyin Francis Uduyok, popularly known as Mother Theresa, because of her philanthropic lifestyle and ability to carry everyone along. Their union is blessed with lovely children.