ALIMIKHENA, Sen Francis Asekhame

Born 18 October 1947
in

Igiode- Agenebode

ALIMIKHENA

Francis

Asekhame

LL.B (Hons). B.L;

Francis Alimikhena was born in Igiode area of Etsako East local government area in Edo state on 18 of October 1947. He was born into a strong catholic Christian home and grew up with a strong Christian principle. He joined the Nigerian Army as a commissioned officer in 1972. He was later commissioned as a lieutenant in 1982 and then held the position of Adjutant, Army Garrison between 1985 and 1989 and later promoted a Major in 1992. Senator Alimikhena was awarded the Forces Service Star (FSS) in 1999. An honour meant for services Officers who have served the Army without blemish. Other positions held are Senior Officer (finance): Nigerian Army School of Engineering, Makurdi, Borno state Nigerian Army Pension Board and Army Petroleum Trust Fund between 1999 and 2000. He retired from the Army a Major in 2000. Alimikhena started his education at Saint Thomas Secondary Modern School, and left in 1981. Thereafter, he proceeded to the University of Buckingham, United Kingdom to study Law. He earned a Bachelor of Law (L.L.B) in 2003 and was later called to the Nigerian Bar as a solicitor and advocate of the supreme court of Nigeria. Alimikhena is an astute business man and philanthropist. He currently seat on the board of so many companies. He is currently the chairman Of Falzal group of companies, Vice Chairman of Solidgate properties, Managing partner at FA Alimikhena & Co (Global Chambers) and also was the President of Anthony BBC between 1994 and 1997. His philanthropy and social ideals manifested themselves in the building of several projects within his home town in Etsako East local government which include building of Igiode Primary school to provide access to functional education, building and equipping a functional health center in Igiode based on the high level of cholera and the spread of water borne diseases, provided functional boreholes that is still the major source of water supply in Igiode, Agenebode in Etsako East local government area of Edo State. His philanthropy work within the Catholic church family also gave him the honour of the certificate of the Mariam queen of the universe shrine in Orlando Florida United States also Pope Benedict XVI honoured him with the papal knight of Saint Gregory the great.[7] He is also a knight of saint Mulumba (KSM) and was given a respected traditional title as the OKHASO of wappa Wanno Kingdom by the Afemai people.
Gender: Male
Name of Spouse Lady Monica Alimikhena
State of Origin: Edo
Father's Name
Mother's Name
Number of Male Children 5
Number of Female Children 1
Profession Retired military officer , Politician , Businessman
Working Experience

Member, Nigerian bar association (NBA)
Member, International Bar Association (IBA)
Member, IBB Lagos golf club Ikeja
Member, Usagbe club of Nigeria

St. John Bosco, 1955-60; St. Thomas School, 1963-65; Correspondence College, 1965-1968; The University of Buckingham, 2000-03; The Nigerian Law School, 2003/04; cr: Nigerian Army, Field Officer Lt,1968; Captain 1986; Major, 1971; now Legal Practitioner;
N/A

Anawii of Weppa Wanno Land; Okhasoof Weppa Wanno Land

Travelling, listening to music, dancing

Usagbe Club of Nigeria; Patron Enesepe Club; Patron Pyramind and Odekpe Club

5, Odunlami Street, Anthony, Lagos; tel: 01-4968558; pha: Igiode-Agenebode Etsako East Local Government, Edo State

09- 4138677;
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