Head Press Unit

Mrs. Lauretta Ogochukwu Samuel is the head of the Press Unit of NIHSA. She hails from Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. She attended Federal Polytechnic, Oko in Anambra State where she graduated with an OND in Mass Communications (1993-1995) and later with a HND (1996-1998). She is currently undergoing a PGD programme in Journalism at the National Open University of Nigeria.

Mrs. Samuel was first employed in the Federal Ministry of Water Resources in 2001 as an Assistant Executive Officer in the Press Unit and rose in the ranks over the years to become a Principle Executive Officer. She has also received training at the Institute of Public Relations from 2010-2012.

She is happily married and blessed with children.