Pastor Umo Eno is both a visionary Christian leader and a successful entrepreneur. He is the Governor/CEO of Royalty Group, a firm he created in 1997 with interests in hospitality, manufacturing, and the oil and gas sector. He employs over 500 people directly across Nigeria.
As he is known in the Royalty Group, the Governor is an anointed apostle in the body of Christ and the Undershepherd of All Nations Christian Ministry Int’l. A church called to unite Christians of all races, tribes, and colors into a kingdom-focused church.
Pastor Eno’s illustrious career began in 1982 with Union Bank of Nigeria, followed by a stint in private industry with Bertola Machine Tools from 1985 to 1990, and then a tour with Norman Holdings Limited from 1990 to 1997, where he left as Group General Manager (GGM), Commercial Services to found Royalty Hotels and Recreations Limited in 1997. Until now, he has served as Governor/CEO.
The Governor’s highest academic qualification is a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Uyo, where he is also pursuing a Ph.D. program.
He has served in several positions, including Chairman of the Akwa Ibom Hotels and Tourism Board from 2004 to 2007. He is a two-time Paul Haris Fellow of the Rotary Club of Eket District 9140, and he has received numerous accolades for his public service. A Fellow of the Nigerian Catering & Hotel Institute, he is a graduate of Pan-African University’s Lagos Business School (LBS) and a recipient of the National Productivity Award (FNCHI).
He is a good social mixer who values hard work, honesty, and a strong moral character. Wealth Creation – God’s Way, Break Forth, Exercising Your Dominion Mandate, Dream Again, and Marks of a Disciple are only a few of his writings. He is the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of Hospitality Connect and The Appetizer Magazines, a regular contributor to Christian periodicals, and a popular public speaker.
He is married to Pastor (Mrs.) Patience Eno and the couple currently have six children and a grandson.