Profile of Directors
The Company is owned by some hardworking and respectable Nigerians, who have distinguished themselves in their various fields of endeavour.
HRH EZE IGWE OJIKE (MON)
Igwe Ojike was educated at the Hope Waddell Training Institution Calabar and the University of Ibadan where he obtained his first degree in Economics in 1965. He trained and qualified in 1969 with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is a fellow of that Institute as well as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.
Apart from being articled with H.R. Elliot & Chartered Accountants, Worthing, Sussex, he worked as Audit Senior with Neville Russell & Co., Poultry, London E. C. 2 and with Peat, Marwick, Cassleton Elliot and Co., Chartered Accountants of 63 Marina, Lagos, Nigeria. He started his practice of Ojike, Okechukwu & Co., Chartered Accountants in 1975. The Practice employs more than seventy people.
Igwe Ojike is a Director of many Financial Institutions including Ohafia Micro Finance Bank Nigeria Limited for which he is the Chairman.
Igwe Ojike’s main interest is in the economic empowerment of the youths and the development of rural communities. To this end he has either solely or in combination with Federal and State Governments and other International Agencies, built a secondary school and brought electricity and pipe borne water to his Community.
Igwe Ojike is also a farmer and his palm plantation employs more than 50 (fifty) people. He has been involved in the development of many educational institutions and in providing infrastructure for many primary and secondary schools in his Community.
He has been recognized by the Federal Government as a man of intellect and integrity. His contribution to the development of Nigerian society has led to the conferment on him with the National Honours of the Members of the Order of the Niger (MON).
MARY NNENKEUKWU OJIKE
After her preliminary education, Dr. (Mrs.) Mary Ojike obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She also bagged a M.Sc. in Political Science from the University of Lagos between 1979 and 1980. Dr. Mary Ojike topped her academic pursuit by obtaining a doctorate from the same University between 1980 and 1985.
She has gained sufficient work experience at senior levels at the Federal Civil Service, where she rose to the post of a Director through hard work and diligence.
ENYIDIYA UWA OJIKE
Uwa holds a B.Sc. Degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and an MBA from Lagos Business School. She is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria and Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria.
She is the Chief Executive Officer of EFB Industries Limited and also a director of Ohafia Micro Finance Bank Nigeria Limited.
Uwa has over 12 years’ experience in the Banking Industry which includes Retail Banking, Branch Banking, Corporate Banking and Institutional Banking. Throughout her banking years, she managed accounts in the Manufacturing, Trading, Consumer Business, and other sectors of the Nigerian economy.
NNAMDI UHABIA OJIKE
Uhabia holds a B.Sc. Degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Nigeria, and an MBA from the University of Manchester. He is also a Chartered Accountant, a Certified Information System Auditor and an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation.
Uhabia has over ten years’ experience working for Deloitte Nigeria and is a beneficiary of the Global Development Programme of Deloitte under which he was seconded to Deloitte in the Netherlands for a period of 18 months.
He has enormous audit and taxation experience ranging across various industries. This includes providing audit, tax and advisory services for companies like TOTAL Nigeria Plc., Conoil Plc., Addax Petroleum Development Nigeria Limited, Glo Mobile, Vodafone Netherlands, Royal Bank of Scotland, NXP Semiconductors BV, Bloomberg etc. and other Companies in the insurance, banking, manufacturing, trading and educational institutions industry.
He is currently the Managing Partner of Ojike, Okechukwu and Co., Chartered Accountants.