EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEMBERS

 

Rev. Dr. (Mrs.) Helen Atekha-Odemwingie

PRESIDENT 

 

Rev. Dr. (Mrs.) Helen Atekha-Odemwingie JP was born in the 50's into the royal dynasty of ISO, of the great Benin Kingdom, the first daughter of Hon. D.O Atekha, who was an astute politician and parliamentarian of the first (1st) Republic.

Rev. Dr. (Mrs.) Atekha-Odemwingie JP, is an educationist, entrepreneur and a preacher of the Gospel. she is very humble and a total reflection of the proverb 31 woman. Rev. Atekha-Odemwingie is a Ph. D holder in human resources Development from the Bethel University College of Biblical Studies, Maryland, U.S.A (2010). She was conferred a Justice of the Peace (JP) by the Edo State government in 2015.

She holds a Bachelor's Degree in French Education, and a Master's Degree in Counselling from the University of Benin.

Through her learning institution, Oghosa Educational centre, she installs values in our future leaders and also embarks on human capital development. A lot of well behaved and responsible young hearts today in Edo State are products of Oghosa Educational Centre. Currently, a lot of students are on scholarship under her sponsorship.

Rev. Dr. (Mrs.) Atekha-Odemwingie, has held so many crucial positions in her career which has contributed to the growth and development of our nation, among them;

 She was first female VICE PRESIDENT of the Student Union, College Of Education, Iyaro, Benin city.

 First INDIGENOUS HEAD OF SCHOOL, Federal Staff school, Benin City

 First CHIEF OF PROTOCOL OFFICER, Christ Apostolic Church of God Mission Inc., Benin city

¤ She was also a one time member, Governing council, Edo State Institute of Technology and management now Edo State Polytechnic, Usen.

 FIRST WOMAN STATE CHAIRMAN, Police community Relations committee (PCRC), Edo state Command till date

 LIFE TRUSTEE/NATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT, National Association Of Woman Entrepreneurs (NAWE)

 FIRST FEMALE PRESIDENT, Benin Chambers Of Commerce, Industry, Mines And Agriculture (BENCCIMA).

 Currently a MEMBER of Edo State Government Schools Mentoring Committee

She is Chairman, Edo State COVID 19 Fund Raising Committee

¤Recently appointed Member, Edo State Community Policing Committee (SCPC)
and Member, Edo State Government Community Policing Advisory Committee (SCPAC)
Rev. Dr. Atekha-Odemwingie is a woman of substance and a Generational material.

 

 

Pharm. Aina Omo – Ojeonu

DUPTY PRESIDENT 

 

Pharm. Aina Omo – Ojeonu (Mrs) is a Co-opted Ex-Officio member of the NACCIMA Executive Committee and the National Public Relations Officer of the NACCIMA Business Women Group (NAWORG). She is the President & CEO of Eboreime Ventures Limited (EVL) and Founder & CEO of Global Foundation for The Medical Aid of Deprived People (GFMedAID) and Director (Managing) of Ohize Medical Centre (OMC) all based in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. She is a seasoned and accomplished entrepreneur with many years of experience in the Nigerian business environment and an advocate on issues that affect women and our teeming unemployed youths.

She has worked in both the public and private sectors. She was Production Manager in Unik – Varcity Pharmaceutical Industry and Acting General Manager of Edo Pharmaceuticals both in Benin City, Edo State, before going into Community Pharmacy practice and later set up her organizations. Because of her passion to help the deprived people in our society, she provides free and comprehensive health care to the less privileged members of society in all the nooks and crannies of Edo State. She is also involved in rehabilitating our women and youth by offering vocational training and empowering them. She serves as 1st Deputy President of the Benin Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines, and Agriculture (BENCCIMA).

She participates actively in leadership positions some of which include: • Coordinator, NAWORG, Edo State Chapter. • Member, Establishment Development Committee of NACCIMA. • Edo State Coordinator of the Association of Women Farmers of Nigeria. • Executive member, African Women Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) • Member, Partners For Peace (P4P) in the Niger Delta, Edo State Chapter. • Executive member, Association of Nigerian Women in Business Network (ANWBN) for the South-South region of Nigeria. • Former Secretary Association of Lady Pharmacists of Nigeria. • Member, Congress of Non – Government Organisation (CONGOS). She is a #NACCIMAWoman and we celebrate her today.

 

Omoregie Godwin Eki

VICE PRESIDENT 

Profession: Engineer
Working Experience: 25 years in the Oil & Gas industry, now retired.
Worked at: Shell Petroleum Development Company Nig Limited
Present employment: Self-employed. Involved in Engineering Services, Facility management, and Farming.
Associations: Benin Chambers of Commerce Industry Mines and Agriculture. Position: Vice President.
Warri Chambers of Commerce Industry and Agriculture. Position: 4th Vice President.
- Member Nigerian Society of Engineers
- Facility Management Practioner
- All Farmers Association Edo state. Position: Deputy Chairman.
Clubs: Member Edo club

 

 

Pastor O.A. Balogun

VICE PRESIDENT

 

 Mr. Ozaveshe Ade Balogun (Pst.), Managing Director, Baloza Nigeria Company, Founder/Executive Director, Save the Ozone, Nigeria, (Environmental NGO) Business activities:- Refrigeration, Air Conditioning & Heating Appliances Sales and Services, Coldroom panel manufacturers Clean Cook-Stoves & Biofuel Marketers.

Engr. Charles Akhigbe

VICE PRESIDENT

 

Engr. Charles Akhigbe has worked for over 25 years in the oil and gas sector and currently managing director of Atlantique Marine and Engineering Services, a company involved providing logistics and warehousing services to the oil and gas, the real sector manufacturing, steel pipe mill, and coating manufacturing, He has attended several industry training in Nigeria and overseas to become a diversified professional Engineer, chartered arbitrator, logistics, and supply chain expert and many more. He obtained the following certificates:

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical / Production Engineering, M.Sc Industrial and Production Engineering, M.Sc in Project management, Executive M.B.A Strategic Management, Executive MBA in oil and gas management, Executive MBA in Human Resources and Employee Relations, Lagos Business School – Logistics and Supply chain management, Lagos Business School - Agricultural management program (AgMp 10) and finally obtained a doctorate degree in Business Administration.

He has worked in the following companies in various positions of increasing responsibilities:

  1. Halliburton Nigeria Limited – As a field drilling engineer, Business Development, Technical Sales and later as district manager.
  2. Shell Petroleum Development Company – As a Senior Wells Engineer.
  3. Chevron Nigeria Limited - As a Senior Drilling and Completion Operation advisor for Agbami Deepwater and Escravos drilling operation.
  4. Seplat Petroleum Development Company, Lagos – Head of Joint venture relations and supply chain management, Capital project Performance Manager, and later as General Manager capital projects delivery for all new oil and gas joint venture projects.

Engr. Akhigbe is a member or fellow of the following professional or socio-cultural organizations:

  1. Nigeria Institute of Chartered Arbitrators (MCArb)
  2. Institute of Strategic Management Nigeria.
  3. Edo International Business Forum
  4. Benin Chamber of Commerce, Mines, and Industry
  5. United Edo Brothers Warri
  6. Distinguished Bendel Elites
  7. Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE)
  8. Institute of Export Operation and Production
  9. Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
  10. Knight of St John International (KSJI)
  11. Rotary International.
  12. Alumni – Lagos Business School
  13. Nigeria-German Chamber of Commerce
  14. Nigeria- US Business Association (NUSA)
  15. South-South Chamber of Commerce

Dr. (Engr.) Charles Akhigbe has served in several Edo state government technical committees and is currently the Managing Director / CEO of AMES Edo Inland container dry port with 20,000 TEU container terminal operational facility in Benin-City, Edo state. The first Inland dry port facility in the south-south zone of Nigeria. Engr. Akhigbe is happily married with 4 blessed children.

 

 

MS Taiye Agbontaen N. Agbontaen

TREASURER

 

 MS Taiye Agbontaen N. Agbontaen, hail from Oredo local government area of Edo state. She Obtained her primary, secondary, and higher education. 

She worked with the Federal office of Statistics and later joined the Nigeria Army where she served for over 19 (nineteen) years. At retirement, she returned back to the classroom and Obtained the Bachelor of Science (B.SC) degree in physical health at the University of Benin, Edo State, Nigeria. She also holds the N.C.E in Edo language.
She is a businesswoman and entrepreneur. Currently, she is the Managing Director / Chief Executive officer of Tandy foods; President, Talented women Entrepreneur Farmers Association (TWEFA), Director, Nigeria Association of Women Entrepreneur ( NAWE), Edo state chapter; Treasurer, Benin Chambers of commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture ( BENCCIMA); President, Ladies Auxiliary, Diocese of Benin, Anglican Communion. She is married and blessed with 3( three) children.