Engineer Joe Udofia
The man behind Vandrezer FC
Engineer Joe Udofia is the Managing Director of Vandrezzer Energy Services, and proprietor of Vandrezzer Football Club which campaigns in the Nigerian National League, the second tier of league football in Nigeria. Udofia has shown a passion unrivalled in the Nigerian sporting scene with the massive investment made in Vandrezzer Football Club, which according to him, is to create employment opportunity and take talented youths in Akwa Ibom State off the streets.
In the oil and gas sector, Udofia has been at the forefront in promoting the use of Nigerian service companies in production operations, projects and well engineering. His company, Vandrezzer has fully developed construction capabilities and is able to supply a wide range of services to the oil industry.
His sports investments has roots in the annual football tournament he started in his community, Use Abat, Ibiono Ibom Local Government Area. That tournament which is still running, has churned out football talents who now play for Vandrezzer FC and a few other clubs in the Nigerian soccer scene. He plans to build a stadium too to further encourage grassroot development and register Akwa Ibom on the world football map.
Engineer Udofia has partnered with the United Nations on several occasions in creating jobs and skills acquisition for Nigerians.
Akwa Ibom Celebrates an illustrious son who has contributed immensely to the development of grassroot football in Akwa Ibom as well as invested in the development of economies of several African countries through his company, Vandrezer.