The Rev. Dr. Isangadighi hailed from Udung Ukpong Okiuso in Okobo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, was born on 29th August 1959 into the royal family of Late Chief and Late Madam Abraham Isangadighi Inimiko. He started his elementary education in Government School, Uko – Uyukim in Oron Local Government Area in 1972. In 1977 he got admission into the prestigious Methodist Boys’ High School, Oron for his secondary education.
Rev. Effiong Abraham Isangadighi accepted the Lord as his personal Lord and Saviour in February, 1980, baptized in water on May, received into membership on October in the same year. On February 1981, he answered the call of God into a full time pastoral ministry and was admitted into Assemblies of God Bible College, Uyo for his theological training in 1983 where he graduated with Diploma in Theology (Dip. Theo) in 1985, the Reverend gentle man got married 1989 with one of the most beautiful ladies from the royal family of His Royal Highness (H.R.H.) Late Obong Samuel Akpan Udoh (Obong Ntinya Ibiono) in Ibono Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State; and was ordained by the General Council of Assemblies of God, Nigeria in 1993.
    Furthermore, the Papa Isangadighi has put on a total of 31 years of      unbroken, faithful, humble, patience, etc of rural ministries within Assemblies of God; he pastored churches such as
Afaha Ikot Obio Nkan, Ibesikpo
Ikot Andem Itam, Itu
Ikot Eka Iko - Oku-Iboku, Itu
Ikot Odiong Ididep, Ibiono Ibom
Nsie, Atak Oro (twice)
Ukpana, Onna
Oruko, Urue Offong/Oruko
Abiak-Owo Ebughu, Mbo
Presently, The Great OKOPEDI 1, Okobo LGA
Rev. Effiong Isangadighi served in many departments as sectional representative too numerous to mention. He has a wonderful disposition: He is humble, quiet, patient, obedient, submissive, and above all he is always serious in what he does.
    In 2009, he got admission into the Evangel Theological Seminary, Jos for his degree program. There In academic, he was a challenge to many students in regards to reading and studying, he has reading span of 12 hours a night, used less than one week to write and complete his academic project. In 2010, He graduated from ETS with Bachelor of Arts in Christian Education (B.A. Ch. Ed.), Papa is a man highly favoured by God. Today we all gather here for his graduation thanksgiving/celebration of God’s grace upon his life. Indeed he is a pastor, teacher, and mentor with a wonderful “Backbone” (Madam Sarah Effiong Isangadighi). He is a second B.A. candidate with the Global University in “Inter-Cultural Studies”.