A traditional ruler, born October 5, 1923, Onitsha. Anambra Stale; married, has four sons, two daughters;
Education: St Mary’s Primary School, Onitsha, Holy Cross Catholic School. Benin-City, Roman Catholic Mission Primary School, Ibusa, Christ the King College, Onitsha, 1941-43; worked as a Teacher, 1943-44; Clerk, Book-keeper and later acting Assistant Agent (Manager), John Joly Limited. 1944-56; Manager and Public Officer Nigeria Limited, 1959-68; installed as the Obi of Onitsha, since November 25, 1970; Chancellor, Bayero University, Kano; Chairman, Anambra State Council of Traditional Rulers; member, FESTAC Committee on Culture and Regatta; member, Rotary Club; Patron, Man O’War Bay Club; patron, Honda Club of Nigeria; patron, Onitsha Development Trust Fund; publisher, Onitsha Calender, since 1971;
Traditional Title: Obi of Onitsha;
National Honour: conferred with the Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (CFR), 1978;
Foreign Honour: The Order of the Republic of Sudan. 1974; Honorary Degree: awarded honorary Doctor of Laws (Hon. LL.D), Bayero University, Kano; Hobbies: sports, philanthropy; Ocial and Home Address: Obi Ofala Okagbue 1, Obi’s Palace, Onitsha, Anambra State.