Patrick Okedinachi Utomi is a Nigerian politician. He was born to Delta-Igbo parents in Kaduna. His parents were staunch Christians so he attended several missionary schools. As an intelligent student, he finished his secondary education early at the age of 15. Pat Utomi is a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants of Nigeria and a former presidential candidate. He is a professor at Lagos Business School.
Pat Utomi is happily married to Dr Ifeoma Utomi, a Consultant Orthodontist at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital. The couple is blessed with children.
|Primary Education||St. Thomas, Kano||1960 – 1962|
|Primary Education||Our Lady of Fatima, Gusau||1962 – 1966|
|Secondary Education||Christ the King College, Onitsha|
|Secondary Education||Loyola College, Ibadan,|
|Bsc||University of Nigeria, Nsukka||1997|
|Ph.D. MPA, MA||Indiana University, Bloomington|
|Name of company||Position||Year|
|Nigeria government||Special Assistant||1983|
|Utomapp Holdings Limited||Chairman/chief executive officer,||1984 – 1986|
|Volkswagen Nigeria Lagos||Assistant general manager, corporate affairs||1983 – 1993|
February 6, 1956
All Progressives Congress (APC)
Patrick Utomi was declared as the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress for the 2019 general election in Delta State. The national working committee of the All Progressive Congress overturned the factional declaration and declared Chief Great Ogboru as its Delta state gubernatorial Candidate for the 2019 general Elections. In 2011, Utomi ran for the presidency in Nigeria but failed. In 2021, he and other political stakeholders pioneered the formation of a new political opposition ahead of the 2023 Nigerian general elections.
Awards & Honours
- Nominated and voted by the public as one of Nigeria’s top ten Living Legends in the Vanguard/Silverbird Television Awards.
- Great Nigeria Lives of the 20th Century
- Who is who in Africa