Engr Bobby Onofiok was born on the 7th of April, 1976 at the General Hospital, Iquita, Oron to Dr Otu E. Onofiok and Dr. Mrs Nkoyo Otu Onofiok of the great Onofiok family Eyo Uwe, Ukukim (ward 2) in Udung Uko Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.
Bobby started his early education at the prestigious University of Nigeria Primary school, Nsukka. He proceeded to the University of Nigeria Secondary school where he had his West African Senior Secondary Certificate.
Bobby Onofiok began his childhood life in a small campus town in Nsukka where his both parents parents lectured at the University of Nigeria. Typical of disciplined teachers parents he was instilled with the virtues of hardwork, honesty, respect and compassion for others. Bobby is truly a very honest and compassionate person. These attributes have stuck with him till today and have greatly influenced his actions
Bobby Onofiok holds bachelor degrees in Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Uyo, Nigeria and Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA.
Mr Bobby Onofiok is currently the Managing Partner of Bokano Nigeria Limited, a reputable company providing solutions to Engineering, procurement and civil works (EPC) to the upstream sector of the Oil and Gas industry with offices in Warri, Delta State and Abuja.
Prior to setting up Bokano Nigeria Limited, Bobby worked as a Process Engineer with Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) in Memphis TN and Albany GA where he helped develop P&ID’s (Piping Instrumentation Diagrams) and managed a peanuts processing plant with a 24/7 running capacity.
Bobby Onofiok is married to a beautiful and humble woman, Mrs Kasang Onofiok and the marriage is blessed with two lovely daughters, Eno Onofiok and Ama Onofiok. He enjoys traveling, playing basketball and chess. He takes delight in community service and believes in development and politics without bitterness.
COMMUNITY SERVICE RECORD; Bobby Onofiok is a passionate community servant. This informs why he has been entrusted with positions like:
– he is the current Chairman, Board of Trustees, Akwa Ibom State Association of Nigeria (AKISAN), U S.A.
– National President of Oron Development Union (ODU), U.S.A.
– He is a member King’s Table, providing meals to homeless shelters in downtown Atlanta weekly.
– Board of Trustees member Oro Leadership Roundtable
– Board of Trustees member Oro Progressives Movement.
– member Oron Union scholarship committee
– member Udung Uko Elders’ Council
– Grandpatron Oro Next Generation
– Eti Nkughó Óró
Bobby Onofiok has over the years been giving support to community based organisations such as The Etim Akaduh’s Foundation Secure The Future, Oro Next Generation etc to provide school uniforms, textbooks and other learning materials to Primary School pupils and educational assistance to the less privileged and as well provide annual scholarship for indigent students in tertiary institutions.
Bobby enjoys mentoring young men and women interested in studying or already studying science or engineering.
Bobby’s efforts have not gone unnoticed as he has been severally honoured and recognised, numerous of which include;
– Ibom Pride Award of Excellence recipient (AKISAN, U S.A)..
– Award of Honour by the Nigerian Society of Chemical Engineers, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, RSUST
– Award of Recognition by The Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, University of Uyo…
– Award of Excellence by Oron Development Union, USA
Ambition: Bobby Onofiok is aspiring to represent the good people of Okobo, Oron, Mbo, Udung Uko and Urue Offong Oruko Federal Constituency in the Green Chambers of the Nigerian National Assembly.
Bobby deserves our total support