Elsie Gabriel Udofia, the former Acting Director General of Akwa Ibom Broadcasting Corporation, hails from Essien Udim Local Government in Akwa Ibom State.
Her formal education began at Holy Child Convent School, Anua, Uyo in 1967. From then on , she has passed through different levels of educational exposure until in 2005 she attained her Master of Arts, Business Organizational Communication.
Elsie Udofia has had many professional affiliations. One of such is “Member, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations”.
Some of her developmental strides includes:
1. Volunteer — Justice, Development & Peace Commission/Caritas, Catholic Diocese of Uyo
2. Organizing Secretary, Friends of the Needy Organization (FONO) a Charity Organization
3. Director Programmes of AKBC— July, 2007 – January 2015. Where her Duties included General administration, supervision and co-ordination of the Programmes Directorate. Programmes Planning, Research & Documentation, Programme Presentation, Production/Supervision and Newscasting.
4. In January 2015 she was elevated to the rank of the Director General of AKBC.
Elsie holds many appointments, some of which includes:
1. Chairman Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilization SMEP – 2014
2. Member, Akwa Ibom State Malaria Booster Project, since 2010 till date
She also holds many awards, some of which includes:
1. Fellow, Institute of Human and National Resource 2014
2. Heroine Award for Girl Child Education, Adiaha Obong Secondary School, Uyo -2013
3. Award of Excellence by the Catholic Women Organization, Calabar Province- 2012
4. Excellence Service Award by Niger Delta Youth Forum – 2011
5. Award of Excellence in Television Production, 10th Anniversary of the creation of Akwa Ibom State – 1997