High Chief Dr. Mkgeorge O . Onyung , MD , FAGP
Managing Director/CEO (Jevkon Oil & Gas Ltd)
Has over 30 year’s experience in diversified fields in both marine transportation, Industrial Fishing and the down-stream/up-stream sectors of the Nigerian Petroleum Industry.
High Chief Dr. Onyung is a renowned University of lbadan (UCH) trained Physician, General Practitioner, Consultant Enzymologist. A Technologist, Fisherman, Officer Gentleman, Shipowner and an indefatigable Maritime / Oil & Gas Entrepreneur that has devoted a great part of his life to the development of the Nigerian economy.
HighChief Dr. Onyung retired from the Nigerian Army Medical Corps (Direct Short Service Commission) as a Substantive Major in 1982 and bagged the Head of State’s Service Medal during the O.A.U – now AU (African Union) Peace keeping mission in Chad in 1981. He also served as commanding Officer 23 Brigade Field Ambulance in 1980.
He is Chairman, Founder and Co-Founder of a wide range of companies and organizations including but not limited to Jevkon Oil & Gas Ltd, Nokoy (Fisheries) Investment Ltd. Epxon Oil Producing Ltd., Capricorn Maritime Co. Limited, St. Eve Concept Limited, White Cross Hospital Ltd, Jevkon Inc, USA.
From 1986 – 1996 Dr. Onyung operated 6 US built Shrimp /Fishing Trawlers within Nigerian, Gabon and Benin Republic territorial waters exporting tons of on-board processed Atlantic-Gold Brand Shrimps to Europe & USA.
He had since 1990 diversified into downstream oil tanker operations owning and operating a fleet of 5 Oil tankers (single hull) in the past, but now a New-build double Hull MT. BREAKTHROUGH
In December 2011 he was honoured with the Chieftaincy title – “Ada ldaha ke Efik Eburutu ” by His Eminence, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V, The Treaty King Obong of Calabar and admitted to the inner circle of HighChiefs in Efik Kingdom in recognition of his contributions to entrepreneurship and humanity.
Dr. Onyung holds various Advanced Senior Management Certificates in Leadership, Global Strategy and Entrepreneurship from the world renowned Sloan Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT) Boston, USA.
Dr. Onyung is a member of the World Ocean Council (WOC)- the only international, cross-sectoral alliance for private sector leadership and collaboration in ocean sustainability, stewardship and science. It consists of companies from a range of industries worldwide committed to distinguishing themselves as leaders in “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”, including: shipping, oil and gas, tourism, fisheries, aquaculture, mining, renewable energy, ocean technology and investment.
HighChief Onyung is a Practicing Catholic, the Vice Chairman of the Board of Lectors’, the Chief Patron of the ‘Man of Order & Disciple’ (MOD) of SS Philip & James Catholic Church Lekki and also the Treasurer of Lekki Deanry CMO Executive council.
HighChief Dr. Mkgeorge Onyung is currently the President of Ship Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN). He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Sigma Education Foundation of The University of Ibadan. Dr. Onyung is also a Fellow of Association of General Medical Practitioners. (FAGP)
He is a Veteran Golfer, enjoys traveling, swimming and happily married and Blessed with Six Children including a set of Triplets. Praise the Lord!