Dr Uyobong Ekerete Uko was born on the 10th of July 1968 to the family of Mr & Mrs Ekerete and Akon Akpan Uko of Asanting Nkwongo, in Ikono Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
He attended Urban Central School, Ikot Ekpene, Federal Government College, Ilorin, Kwara State and Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria.
He holds a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Degree, is registered with the Veterinary Council of Nigeria and has acquired certificates from many other universities outside Nigeria. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration of Nigeria.
He is a member of the Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association at state and national levels.
He is also a Veterinarian, Field Epidemiologist and an Assistant Director with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
He is a Rotarian, Humanitarian with a consuming passion for nature and the environment.
Married to Kristy Uko and blessed with 3 boys – Josh, President, Dean and a Girl – Hillary.
He is a Comedian, Master of Ceremonies and Public Affairs Analyst and Commentator.