EDET GEORGE OFFONG was born on January 3rd 1957 in Urue Offong/Oruko LGA, Akwa Ibom State. After completing his primary education in St. Patrick's School, Mbokpu Eyokan and St. Jude's School, Udung Uwe, he went on to complete his Secondary School education in Methodist Boys' High School, Oron, in June 1975. God's favour was evident in his life as he immediately joined the South Eastern State Ministry of Health as a Clerical Officer on JULY 26, 1975.
That same year, Brother Edet, as he preferred to be called, gave his life to the Lord Jesus Christ in Calabar. After two years of meritorious service in the then Opobo Town (now Ikot Abasi), he was officially inducted into the Civil Service having passed the Civil Service examination for Clerical officers, on Accelerated Promotion Level. He however, gained admission and an in-service scholarship to study Medical Microbiology at the School of Medical Laboratory Science at the University College Hospital, Ibadan.
These were formative ministerial years for him as he rose from Assistant Prayer Coordinator to Prayer Coordinator and President of the UCH Christian Fellowship In 1981. That same year, he co-pioneered the founding of the Christian Missionary Foundation.
After his graduation in 1982, Edet got married to his young sweetheart, Anna Edet née Ekaso at a glorious marriage ceremony in Uyo on December 10, 1983 and taught Microbiology at Immanuel Hospital School of Nursing, Eket until his first missionary assignment to Liberia 1985-1990.
He was the International Director of Adonai Missions International, also known as, Adonai INTER-AFRICAN Missions, with mission teams in Central and West Africa.
He is survived by four children - Ememobong, Iniobong, Uduakobong, and Isaac.