Profile of a Modest and Self-Motivated Gentleman, Mr. Nsikak Umoren

Mr. Nsikak Umoren is an exemplified strength of character, focus, and commitment that is highly needed in the 21st Century Public Service for maximum efficiency. Mr. Umoren, a self-motivated gentleman was born on 25th June 1977 in his country home, Nto Obio Ikang in Obot Akara Ward 4, Obot Akara Local Government Area.

Umoren’s exceptional love for humanity and emotions for his people started from his tender age and has now grown into a full-fledged foundation that offers humanitarian services to people and communities – Nsikak Umoren Foundation (NUF).

Between 1995 and 2000, Mr. Umoren studied Geology at the prestigious University of Calabar and graduated with Second Class Upper Division. His thesis was supervised by Prof. Nse Essien, the current Vice-Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University of Science and Technology.

His quest for more knowledge propelled him for further studies. This time, he enrolled in foreign Universities in Europe. Between 2002-2003, Mr. Umoren studied Geosciences under the Shell Intensive Training programme at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. Between 2006-2007, he bagged M.Sc in Petroleum Geosciences at Imperial College London.

Mr. Nsikak Umoren is a Consultant Geomodeller (Reservoir development geologist), consulting for oil and gas majors in the area of field reservoir development. He has worked with Total E&P Nigeria Ltd as a geomodeller and development geologist as well as NNPC as a research geologist. Mr. Umoren started his professional life with Zenith bank working briefly as a teller in 2002 after serving the nation in the NYSC scheme.

Mr. Nsikak Umoren is blessed with exceptional leadership qualities. He has served in PENGASSAN Executive positions for some years and was a member of parliament, Students Union Government (SUG) University of Calabar representing the Faculty of Science. He was the first Financial Secretary National Association of Obot Akara Students (NAOAS) UNICAL Chapter.

He has been actively involved in grassroot politics and mobilization of electorates for his party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) since 1999. He mobilized and delivered his Ward,
Obot Akara Ward 4 for PDP in the 2019 state and national elections.

Mr. Umoren is blessed with goal oriented and conflict resolution skills. He is a fine team worker, good marketer and effective communicator. He is friendly, courteous and service oriented.
Mr. Umoren is legally married to Ekaette Nsikak Umoren and the marriage is blessed with four children.

Mr. Umoren is young and enterprising, he’s a brother, friend and the hope for this generation.

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