Mrs. Angela Chinenye Oguh


    Mrs. Angela Chinenye Oguh (nee Nwomeh) is happily married to Barr. Samuel N. Oguh (ACP rtd) of Umuonyia, Obeagwu Ozalla, and blessed with four children. She was educated at Girls Secondary School, Ngwo, Federal College of Education, Katsina, and Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Among her qualifications are an NCE, B.Ed in Home Economics and M.Ed in Education Administration and Planning. She has had an extensive experience as a primary and secondary school teacher and is presently the Assistant Head-teacher, Police Children School, Awkunanaw-Enugu.

    Benedict Chukwujekwu Nwomeh

    Benedict Chukwujekwu Nwomeh is a Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at The Ohio State University (OSU) and paediatric surgeon at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH), Columbus, OH, USA. He is the first son of Peter Nwomeh. He attended St. Paul’s Primary School, Ozara, Our Lady’s High School, Onitsha, and College of Medicine of the University of Lagos, where he graduated with MBBS (Honors). He received scholarships from Anyidinotu Brothers Club of Ozara, Chief Thomas Egbo of Nara, the Federal Government, the Commonwealth Foundation, and The British Council, among others. He trained as a surgeon in the UK and USA and specialized in paediatric surgery.

    Also, he holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) from OSU. Dr. Nwomeh is a fellow of several colleges including the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, American College of Surgeons, American Academy of Pediatrics, and West African College of Surgeons. At NCH, Dr. Nwomeh is the Program Director for Paediatric Surgery, Director of Surgical Education, and Medical Director of the International Scholarship Program. Also, he is the Surgical Director of the Center for Paediatric and Adolescent Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Associate Director for the general surgery residency program, and Associate Academic Program Director at the OSU College of Medicine. He serves on several Editorial Boards and advisory panels, and has published over 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications, editorials, and book chapters, and co-edited several books. His expertise in building surgical capacity in low and middle-income countries has led to research projects in several countries, including Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Nepal, and as an adviser to the US government and the World Health Organization (WHO). He is the President of the Board of Trustees of The Peter Nwomeh Foundation.

    Dr. Calista Ijeoma Chukwu


    Dr. Calista Ijeoma Chukwu is a Pharmacist and a Registered Nurse and Midwife. Ijeoma received her education at Central School Ozalla, Girls Secondary School, Obe, School of Nursing, UNTH Enugu, Broward Community College, Florida, US, North Carolina State University, NC, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, US. Among her academic qualifications are a General Nursing Diploma, a Midwifery Diploma, a Pre-Pharmacy Degree, and a Doctor of Pharmacy. Her family owns and operates Allcare Pharmacy Services and Medical Equipment and Supplies Inc., located in Clayton, NC, United States, where she currently resides with her husband, Joseph Okwudili Chukwu, and three children: Joseph, Angel and Jason Chukwu.

      Dan Nwomeh


      Dan Nwomeh is a product of Central School Ozalla, Boys High School Ozalla, and the University of University of Lagos, Akoka, where he was a University Scholar and winner of the Professor Gabriel Olusanya Prize for the Best Graduating Student in History. He later obtained an MSc in Political Science from the same university. A public affairs analyst, media practitioner and consultant, he was an Executive Assistant on Media to former Governor Chimaroke Nnamani, former Chief Press Secretary to Governor Sullivan Chime, and most recently the Special Assistant on Media and Communication to immediate past Minister of Health, Professor Christian Onyebuchi Chukwu. He is the Secretary of the Foundation.

      Edward Nwomeh


      Edward Nwomeh is a seasoned banker with over 15 years’ experience spanning Risk Management and Control and three banks (Diamond Bank, STB/UBA and FCMB). Before commencing his banking career, he worked with D. O. Dafinone & Co (now Horwath Dafinone), a firm of Chartered Accountants engaged in Audit, Advisory and Taxation services. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration (MBA), both from the University of Lagos. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), a Senior Associate of the Risk Managers Association of Nigeria (RIMAN) and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN). He is currently the Senior Credit Officer, South South/South East Region at First City Monument Bank (FCMB).

      Bernard Chiedozie Ugwu


      Bernard Chiedozie Ugwu was born into family of Chief Ugwu Nwobodo of Umuawode Umuigwetuba Enugwuegu Ozalla. For his primary education, he attended Central School Ozalla, where he finished with a Distinction in the FLSC 1974. He then proceeded to the famous Colliery Comprehensive Secondary School, Ngwo and obtained the WASC in 1979, coming out with Grade 1. After a little stint as a Mathematics auxiliary teacher in the then Bendel State, he developed special interest in the subject. He gained admission to the University of Lagos, to read Mathematics, and graduated with a BSc (Hons), Second Class (Upper Division), in 1985. After the NYSC, he returned to the same university to bag an M.Sc degree in Mathematics. Presently he is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mathematics, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. He is married with children.

      Valentine Arinze Onyia

      Mr. Valentine Arinze Onyia, PG is from Umuanee-Ozara and resides in Houston Texas, USA with his wife and children. He is a Petroleum Geoscientist with extensive global experience in oil and gas exploration and production, initially with Chevron Inc. USA, and most recently STATOIL of Norway. He currently works with STATOIL North America as a Principal Geoscientist in Deep water Gulf of Mexico – Exploration, Houston.

      He is a board certified professional geoscientist, State of Texas, USA. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology and Masters in Business Administration from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and Lagos State University, respectively. Val is a member of American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) and Society of Environmental Geoscientists, among others.