A Profile of Enobong Udemeabasi Mbobo (Mrs), Honourable Commissioner for Education

Mrs. Enobong UdemeAbasi Mbobo is an Economist and a seasoned academic. She holds a Bachelor of Science and Master’s degrees in Economics and is currently at the dissertation stage of her doctoral (Ph.D) programme.

Born in the 70s, Enobong started her primary Education at Starkville Elementary School, Mississippi, USA. Upon returning to Nigeria, she attended Command Children’s School Calabar, where she completed her primary Education in 1987. She proceeded to the prestigious Federal Government Girls College Calabar for her secondary education and completed in flying colours in 1993.

In 1995, Enobong gained admission into University of Uyo and completed with second class upper division in Economics in year 2000. The quest for knowledge led her to enroll for the Master’s degree programme in year 2005. Propelled by the desire to make a career as an academic, Enobong enrolled for the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programme in Economics in University of Uyo and has completed her course work as at date – awaiting dissertation.

Mrs. Enobong Mbobo has an impressive career record that spans from Secondary School teacher to Administrative Officer in the University and eventually a University Lecturer. Prior to joining the academia, Mrs Mbobo worked as an Administrative Officer in University of Uyo, where she rose to the position of Assistant Registrar, before converting into lecturing. Her first teaching experience was with the Akwa Ibom State Secondary School Board, where she was engaged as an Economic Teacher in year 2002.

This appointment took her to several secondary schools in Akwa Ibom State, until year 2010, when she transferred her services to University of Uyo. The first work experience of Mrs Enobong Mbobo however, was with Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (QIT) Ibeno where she did her NYSC programme between year 2000 and 2001.

Enobong is a devout Christian and a member of Grace Family. She is also an intercessor and a member of Intercessors for Nigeria (Akwa Ibom House of Prayer). Her simple mien and generosity has attracted so many people to her, which makes her a grass root mobiliser and a strong political factor in her constituency. She is married to Dr. Mbobo Erasmus Mbobo (a Chartered Accountant), and the marriage is blessed with four children.