Victoria Adaobi Obasi Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Victoria Adaobi Obasi

Professor Victoria Adaobi Obasi is a Nigerian academician who is currently current serving as the Vice-Chancellor of the Imo State University.

Prior to her appointment as VC, Obasi handled other top positions, including serving as the Commissioner for Education, Adviser on Education to Imo State Government, Secretary-General National Association for Women in Academics, Community Leader and Mobilizer amongst others.
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Prof. Adaobi Obasi Profile

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Full name: Victoria Adaobi Obasi
Date of birth: 14th April 1952
Age: 68 years (2020)
Nationality: Nigerian
Parents: Chief Fred Nnoham, Ezinne Felicia Nnoham
Education: Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri; University of Hull, England
Spouse(s): Chief Charles Obasi
Children: Five
Occupation: Lecturer
Religion: Christianity
Net worth

Victoria Adaobi Obasi Biography and Educational Background

Adaobi Obasi was born on the 14th of April, 1952 at Oguta to the family of Chief Fred and Ezinne Felicia Nnoham of Ogboko, Ideato South Local Government Area of Imo State Nigeria. She hails from the same village as Gov. Rochas Okorocha, the former Imo State governor and current senator, representing Imo West Orlu senatorial zone.

She had her primary education at Holy Rosary Primary School, Oguta. After obtaining her First School Leaving Certificate, she enrolled at Holy Rosary Secondary, Ihioma for her secondary education.

Obasi further gained admission into the prestigious Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, where she obtained an NCE. She also holds a Masters Degree and PhD from the University of Hull, England.


Victoria Adaobi Obasi did her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) at Women Training College, Enugu in 1980. 

She was appointed as the IMSU Vice-Chancellor in 2015, following the sack of Professor Ukachukwu Aloysius Awuzie.

During her tenure as VC, Prof. Obasi was a member of the Imo State University Governing Council, Owerri and Senate of Imo State University, Owerri.

She also served as the Sub-Dean Faculty of Education and Director of Women and Gender Studies.

Prof. Victoria Adaobi Obasi has also handled several top positions outside Imo State university, including; Secretary-General National Association for Women in Academics, Community Leader and Mobilizer, Adviser on Education to Imo State Government, Commissioner for Local Government and Rural Development amongst others.

She served as the Commissioner for Education between 2011 to 2013.

She has authored five books and forty-five Journal articles in reputable National and International Journals;

On December 2020, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, the Governor of Imo State relieved Professor Victoria Adaobi Obasi of her position as the VC.

Personal Life

Professor Victoria Adaobi Obasi is happily married to Sir (Chief) Charles Obasi of Dim Na Nume Isu Nwangele Local Government Area Imo State and the union is blessed with five lovely children.
She is a devoted Christain and member of the Anglican Communion.

Professional Membership

Prof. Adaobi Obasi is a member of the following professional bodies:
• College of Preceptors England
• Fellow of the Curriculum Organisation of Nigeria
• World Council of Curriculum and Instruction
• Nigeria Academy of Education
• Curriculum Organisation of Nigeria, etc.

Awards and Recognitions

Prof. Adaobi Obasi has earned several awards and recognitions from reputable organisations all over the world. Some of them include:
• Bursary Award for Excellence at the University of Hull (1987)
• Bursary Award for Excellence at the University of Hull (1988)
• Bursary Award for Excellence at the University of Hull (1989)
• She was voted Best Commissioner in Imo State on 18th December 2012 by the Public & Civil Servants of Imo State with a cash award.
• Exemplary Christian Leadership by the Christian Association of Nigeria (2020) 

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