Hon Unyime Idem
Entrepreneur and politician
Hon. Unyime Idem, member representing Ukanafun/Oruk Anam Federal Constituency
made his mark in business as a celebrated telecoms partner in Nigeria and CEO of Idems Ultimate Limited, a sole distributor of products from telecoms companies like MTN, Airtel and Globacom across the Niger Delta and Chairman of Stanford Microfinance Bank.
A native of Usung Atiat in Ukanafun Local Government Area, Hon. Idem holds B.Sc. Degree in Business Management and MBA from the University. In the House of Representatives, Idem has been responsible for moving the motions calling for the rehabilitation and approved rehabilitation of the 72-year old Nigeria Institute for Palm Oil Research- NIFOR, Oruk Anam sub-station, Akwa Ibom. Other motions includes the need for the federal government to construct the highway linking Abak Midim and Mkpat Enin LGA, the need for Pay tv operators in Nigeria to run pay as you go (PAYG) tariff. Bills to Idem’s credit are the free internet access in public places bill 2020; the National Broadcasting Commission Act (amendment) bill 2020; National Community Service Scheme bill 2020; the Entrepreneurship Education bill 2020; and the Small and Medium Scale Entrepreneurship Development Agency Act (amendment) bill 2020.
Akwa Ibom Celebrates Hon Idem, a fellow of many professional bodies including the Chattered Institute of Operations Research of Nigeria and the Communications Commission License Institute.