Dr (Mrs) Blessing Chima Ijioma (nee Ufegbu) was born in the old Umuahia-South Local Government Area of Abia State. She attended St. Charles Primary School Old Umuahia and Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School Surulere Lagos State.


For her Secondary Education, she first attended Queens Collage Yaba, Lagos State and completed her Secondary Education at Queens School Enugu in 1971. Dr (Mrs) Blessing Ijioma holds both Bachelors and Master’s Degrees in Microbiology from the University of Nigeria Nsukka. She also obtained a PhD in Food Science and Technology from the Federal University of Technology Owerri. Dr (Mrs) Ijioma equally holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from Imo State University and a Diploma in Leadership from Haggai Institute in Singapore.

Since graduation Dr (Mrs) Ijioma has held various positions both in the field of Academics and otherwise. She started work as a Scientific Officer in the Food and Drug Administration of the Federal Ministry of Health. Later she rose to the rank of a senior research officer at the National Root Crops Research Institute, Umudike and was a lecturer at the Micheal Okpara College of Agriculture (now Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo).

She joined Alvan Ikoku College of Education in 1987 as a lecturer in Department of Biology. She became Head of Department of Biology in 1999 and later in 2002 she was elected Dean, School of Natural Sciences. In 2009 she was appointed the First Female Provost of the College.

Dr (Mrs) Blessing Ijioma has served the Methodist Church Nigeria in Various activities as Bible study co-ordinator, Secretary Women Fellowship of the Owerri Diocese for eight years. She has also served as member in various synod committees and as a delegate to conferences. She is also a lay preacher of the Church. She is currently Secretary of Obuofia Autonomous Community of the Ozuitem and an active member of the Ozuitem Women Development Union.

Dr (Mrs) Blessing Ijioma is married to Elder C.I. Ijioma (former Rector Abia State Polytechnic, Aba) of Ozuitem in Bende Local Government Area of Abia State and their marriage is blessed with five Children.


Dr Godwin .N. Okere hails from Umuogi Umuekwune in Ngor-Okpala LGA of Imo State.He holds a PH.D in Enviromental Health, M.ED in Health Education, B.SC in Health Education and NCE in physical and Health Education. He has attended many national and international conferences and has bagged numerous merit awards. He has written many interesting books on Health Education and is a member of many professional bodies and currently the Deputy Provost of the College.


Mrs A.N Aguta is the Registrar of Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education Owerri. After serving for one year before the Federal Government took over Alvan Ikoku Federal College Of Education as the first female Registrar of the College, she was re-appointed with effect from 7th August,2009 to continue her good services to the College.

RegistrarMrs A.N Aguta is a woman with an indomitable spirit of services, an astute administrator with a quiet but resilient disposition. Her unique administrative style, humane qualities and feminine sensitivity have endeared her to the hearts of all and sundry in the Alvan Community. No wonder her appointment received an overwhelming acceptance by the College Community.

Mrs Ada Aguta, is an associate member of the institute of Personal Management of the Nigeria (AIPM), a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Administration (FICAN), a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Administrators (FCPA), a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM), she also holds a B.A (Hons.) Degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Ife, IIe-Ife. She has attended many national and International workshops.

She is happily married to Mr Sunny Aguta and their marriage is blessed with four children.


Mr Ihebom Kelvin Tochukwu is a Chartered Accountant and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). He also has a Masters Degree in Buisness Administration (MBA) in Banking and Finance, He is also Computer Literate.

Mr Ihebom worked as a Senior Manager at an Executive level with many years of accounting experience in various organisations as both Auditor and Accountant. He was formally The Assistant General Manager (Finance) of Lake Insurance Co Ltd, before moving over to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, as a deputy Bursar. As the sole Administrator of Universal Insurance Co, Ltd, Enugu, Mr Ihebom was able to halt the gradual collapse of the Company. He recapitalized and registered the Company with NAICOM.

Mr Ihebom is a practising christain with a wide range of interests and has excellent social skill to interact at the highest level.He is hapilly married with children.


Mr A.O. Nzellum hails from Adazi Nnukwu in Aniocha Local Government Area of Anambra State. He had his Secondary Education at ALL Hallows Seminary Onitsha and later proceeded to university of Nigeria Nsukka where he obtained a B.ED (HONS) in Adult Education and in 1985, The University of Ibadan awarded him a Masters Degree in Library and Information Sciences.

Mr Nzellum, is currently the Vice Chairman, Committee of Colleges of Education Librarians in Nigeria. He is a Consultant in Book Binding and offers consultancy services to all the Colleges of Education Libraries in Nigeria. He is happily married with children.