Dr. Ekumankama who is a Member of the Order of Federal Republic (MFR) studied Law at the University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos after which he achieved his Barrister-at-law from the Nigerian Law School in Lagos in 1982. He went on to pursue his Masters and Doctorate Degrees at the Abia State University and the University of Jos respectively.
While in Benue, he practised law as a private legal practitioner from 1982 to 2001 when he was appointed as the Director/Secretary to Corporate Affairs Commission. Before his appointement, he was a member, Board of Federal Polytechnic of Oil and Gas in Bonny, Portharcourt in Rivers state
The vision of the Ministry is the achievement of an accelerated pace of industrial development down the grass root and the pursuit of sound commercial objectives that will transform the state into one of the best trade zones and investors destination in Nigeria.
To engender sustainable economic transformation of Ebonyi State, where industrial and commercial sectors will be the prime movers of the economy, through guaranteed and intensified revenue generation.
In line with the vision of His Excellency Engr. Dave Umahi to make Ebonyi a worthy place for living, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has as one of her major functions as the generation of revenues to the state government through the