ESOCHAGHI, Elizabeth




Dateof Birth: Saturday (Orie) 7'" July, 1956 State of Origin: Abia Local Government Area: Isiala Ngwa North Milage/Town: Amorji Isingwa Contact Address: A12 Ehirim Housing Estate, Umuahia AbiaState Contact Telephone: 234-8037800203 Dr Mrs Elizabeth O. Esoghaehi, is currently the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry ol* Agriculture and Rural Development in Abia State. She has proved to be a very organised administrator and conscientious technocrat whose discipline from the class room and at home has enabled to fast the taskof" bureaucracy in administration of government establishment. Schools Attended • Ihie High School [hie, Nbawsi- WASC • Alvan Ikoku College of Education Owerri NCE, 1979 Morgan State University Baltimore MD. USA, B.Sc Home Economies. 1981 Morgan State University M.Sc Educational Administration/Supervision 1982 PhD candidate ( awaiting defence) Job Experiences and Career Hislory • Alvan Ikoku College of Education, NYSC 1983 - 1984 • Teacher . Akabo Girls Secondary School. 1984- 1986 • Senior Inspector of Education, Ministry ol"Education, Abia State 1986 - 1988 • Deputy Director ol" Education, (In charge ol* Vocational and Technical Education) • Director. Family Support Programme. Abia State 1998 - 2000 • Ag Permanent Secretary Min ofWomen Affairs and Social Development. 2001 • Permanent Secretary, Bureau ol"Economic Affairs, 2003 • Perm. Secretary, Min ofAgriculture and Rural Development 2001 • Hon Commissioner for Health and Social Welfare, Abia Slate 1993 • Hon Commissioner for Women Affairs and Youth Development and Social Welfare Abia State 200- - 2001 • Member. Abia State Polytechnic Governing Council 1995 - 1997 • Secretary. Abia State Teachers Disciplinary Council 1997. • Member. Abia State Secondary Education Management Board 1997 - 1999 • Chief Examiner. WAECand Member ol* Moderation Panel for Home Management 1990 - 1998 • State Co-ordinator. Junior Engineers. Technicians and Scientists (JETS) Abia Slate Publications • Widowhood 2001 • Teenage Pregnancy 2002 Awards, Prizes and Honours Best Student Award at Morgan State University USA 1981 • Distinguished Partner Award. National Youth Enhancement Organisation • Meritorious Service /Patrons Award- National Association ofAbia Students LINEC Chapter • Patron/Special Adviser Award - Unique Ladies Foundation • Distinguished Role Model ( Merit) Award- Pax Africans Foundation • Liberal Giving Award Adventist Men's Organisation, East Central Conference Patron WABrigade Award- NOA, Abia State • Community Service Award- Rotary Club ofAha Metropolitan. • Invaluable Support National Association ofAdventistStudents • Women Empowerment- Student Union Government, Abia State University • Patron Girls Guide, • Abia State Distinguished Leadership in Public Administration British Society of Commerce • Special Award of Honour- Association ofSenior CivilServants ofNigeria • Distinguished Women of Merit Award- Complete Success Magazine Her Role Models are Mother Theresa and Christine Amampore of CNN because of" their humanitarian services to the underprivileged. Heradvice to the Igbo Youths, Dr Mrs Esochaghi says, "beindustrious anddiligent, avoid bitterness andcrime". To Igbo Leaders: "please work for the benefit of the Igbo raceandnot forpersonal gains; strengthen ourcorporate leadership structure togain the respect ofother ethnic nationalities ". ToThe Publishers of IGBO ICONS, "thank youfor this Unique Treasure that will give hope to ouryoung ones. With the numberofpeople so far documented, the Igboyoulhs will know that there is space on lop ".
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