EZEKIEL, Tony Ohifeme

Born June 17, 1958

Kaduna State





B.Sc., MBA, Ph.D (in view)

Tony Ohifeme Ezekiel was born on June 17th, 1958 in Kaduna, Kaduna State, Nigeria to the family of Late Mr. Joseph Aiguabasimin Ezekiel and late Mrs. Emily Ajayi Ezekiel from Eme-Ora in Owan West local government area of Edo State. He is a furniture maker, entrepreneur and industralist.
Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Adeola Olowu Ezekiel, 1992
State of Origin: Eme-Ora in Owan West LGA, Edo State
Father's Name Mr. Joseph Aiguabasimin Ezekiel
Father's Status Deceased
Mother's Name Mrs. Emily Onigioeki Ezekiel (Mama Kaduna)
Mother's Status Deceased
Number of Male Children 2
Number of Female Children 1

Emilomo Evette Ezekiel, Emmanuel Ailohi Ezekiel and Oare Edmond Ezekiel.

Profession Entrepreneur/Businessman , Industralist , Politician , Educator , Philanthropist
Working Experience

Founder/CEO, Itex Furniture, Nigeria, April 1996-; Chairman/CEO Itex Energy (Oil, Gas and Power), Nigeria

Our Lady Primary School, Kaduna State, 1966; St. Mary’s Primary School, Lokoja, Kogi State, 1972; Government Secondary School, Koton Karfi, Kogi State; Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, 1977-1982; Said Business School, Oxford University, UK, 2015-2016.

All Progressives Congress (APC)

– Midwest Personality of the Year from Midwest Times, 2003;
– Fastest Growing Furniture Company (Itex furniture) from The Abuja Enterprise Agency, 2006;
– The Leadership Award for Entrepreneur of the year, 2008;
– Honour Award from FCT Leaders’ Summit, 2008;
– The Corporate Service Award from Ahmadu Bello University Alumni Association, 2013;
– Seminar Room named after him (Tony Ohifeme Ezekiel Seminar Room) at the University of Oxford, May 2013.

Itex has been privileged to furnish various landmark buildings within and outside Nigeria and they include:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Headquarters, Abuja; Central Bank of Nigeria Headquarters, Abuja; Federal Ministry of Finance Headquarters, Abuja; Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Abuja; Ministry of Defence Headquarters, Abuja; Federal Ministry of Transport; Ministry of Aviation; Rivers State Government Secretariat; Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC); Federal Inland Revenue offices in Abuja, Ibadan, Akure; Military Pensions Board, Abuja; Court of Appeal, Abuja; Bureau for Public Enterprise (BPE); Presidential Palace of the Republic of Sao Tome and Principe amongst others.

Some of the human development and activities that are part of Itex’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) include:
– Factory and Excursion visits by various schools; Regent Int’l School, Benue State University, Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa State etc.
– Entrepreneurial Training for Senior Officers of the Nigerian Army in preparatory to retirement
– Solomon Giwa Amu Foundation – Skill Acquisition Program

Plot 512, CAD zone C16, Idu Industrial District, Abuja.

0803 408 0256

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