Barrister Matthew Dominic Ukpong was born on 25th November, 1959 at Ukana Ikot Akpabin in Essein Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. Matthew who represents Akwa Ibom State in the Commission is a Legal Practitioner with a Masters of laws degree from the University of Uyo in 2002. He was a School Teacher from 1977 – 1987 and a private Legal Practitioner. He was appointed to the Commission in April, 2008 for a tenure of five years in the first instance and this appointment is a renewal for another tenure. Barr. Ukpong is married with children.