Profile of Professor (Mrs) Inyang Udofot

Prof. Inyang Udofot was educated in Nigeria and United Kingdom with PhD in English Language. She has been a lecturer in University of Uyo for both undergraduate and post-graduate programmes for more than twenty-six years. She served as Head of Department of English (2000-2003,2009-2010), then as the Dean, Faculty of Arts (2012 – 2016), Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics), (2016-2018). She served the University community as Member, University Governing Council, Representing Senate. She taught in several universities within and outside Nigeria on sabbatical leave. She is a Catholic by faith and served as President, Catholic Women Organization of Nigeria, Uyo Diocese (2009 to 2014). She is a founding member of Mobile Manna Foundation and serves as Chairman, Board of Trustees since 2016, after being Chairman of the Advisory Council since 2008. She participates in talk therapies, counselling sessions for recovering mentally ill patients at Mental Health Rehabilitation and Research Centre, Uyo. Prof. Udofot features on radio advocacy programmes on mental health of the Foundation. She was married to late Prof. Mbong Udofot. They had five children (two deceased).Inyang is a wonderful grandmother.