The University of Uyo is reputed to be one of most Jamb Seeker’s choice of Institute and so far UniUyo, as it is popularly called, has produced more than 100,000 graduates(alumni) spread across different fields of disciplines. And in this post, we’ve highlighted some of these alumni.
One face which is undoubtedly among the popular Nigerian meme is that of Imeh Bishop Umoh. It is easy not to attach a face to the name because it is not what he is known by. Imeh Bishop Umoh, the comedian, popular known as OKON, is a graduate of the University of Uyo. He earned a degree in Philosophy in Uniuyo.
In 2016, he has since then moved from just an entertainer to a politician in Uyo. This was when he accepted Governor Udom Emmanuel’s appointment as a special assistant on Ethical and Social Reorientation.
Another notable alumnus is Ini Edo who graduated from the faculty of Arts – Theatre Arts.
List of Notable Alumni of University of Uyo (UniUyo)
- Mr Aniedi Abasi Udofia – chairman Akwa Ibom State Internal Revenue Service.
- Mr Okon Okon, – special adviser on media to the minister of budget and NATIONAL planning.
- Mr Akpandem James, the company secretary of MTN Nigeria Communication Limited.
- Mrs Uto Ukpana, music teacher in Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas School, Bonny.
- Professor Gabriel Umoh – Senior Research Adviser(Sabbatical) at Shell Petroleum Development Company Nigeria.
- Dr Uwem Iteh – Head, Community and Government Relations at Oriental Energy Resources Limited.
- Onofiok Luke – a lawyer and legislator in Nigeria’ House of Representatives.
- Ini Edo – Nollywood Actress.
- Ime Bishop Umoh – Nigerian actor and comedian.
- John James Akpan Udo-Edehe – Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
- Bassey Albert – Commissioner of Finance in Akwa Ibom State from 2007 to 2014.
- Reyenieju Daniel – a member of the House of Representatives, Nigerian National Assembly.
If you know anyone that is not included in this list, kindly contact us or drop a comment below and we will update this list asap.