21 Nov 2015

Biography of Nkeiruka Onyejeocha

Nkeiruka Onyejeocha
ONYEJEOCHA NKEIRUKA born on November 23, 1969, is a member of the Federal House of Representative, representing
Isuikwato/Umunneochi Federal Constituency of Abia State of Nigeria, under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). She is a native of Isuochi in Umunneochi Local Government Area of Abia State.

Nkeiru started her early education at Isuochi Central School. She attended Isuochi Secondary School/Ovim Girls where she sat for and passed her Senior School Certificate Examination in 1984. She had her University education in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka where she came out with a B.A in 1993. In the year 2005, she got her Masters Degree from Imo State University in 2005.

After her tertiary education, Nkeiruka did her National Youth Service at the protocol department of Osun state.
She worked as Managing Director of Nikkings and Kingzol International Ltd. She was later appointed the Commisioner for Manpower Development in Abia State where she established skill acquisition centers across Abia State. She also served as a local government chairman in Abia State,  where she presided over the affairs of the council.

Nkeiruka was first elected member of the Federal House of Representatives in 2007, and later re-elected in 2015.
At the National Assembly, Nkeiruka became the chairman of women in parliament and chairman, House Committee on Aviation.
Her Legislative Interests border on sponsoring bills that will enhance the standard of living for children, women, youths and the less privilege; education and infrastructure including health and aviation sector. Her Target Achievements includes delivery of good and lasting democratic dividends to her constituency and Nigeria at large through responsive legislation.

Onyejeocha Nkeiruka have won the following Awards & Honours:

WAF-MDG 2013 Award;
Merit Award in visionary leadership by law student association of nigeria (abuja);
International Service Award of Rotary Club of Enugu;
Most vibrant female legislator in nigeria 7th assembly by PASSAN.
Merit Award in visionary leadership by Law Student Association of Nigeria (Abuja);
Diamond mother by Methodist Church Nigeria, Nweochi Diocese;
Ada eji aga mba by trade rulers of Umunneochi and ada ugo.


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