Head of Unit – Legal


Barr. Uzoma A. Obiekwe is the head of the legal Unit of NIHSA. She hails from Ifite Awkuzu, Oyi Local Government of Anambra State, Nigeria. She had her first school leaving certificate from Christ Church School, Uwani, Enugu (1971-1977) and proceeded to Queens School, Enugu (1977-1982). She studied Law (LLB) at the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus from 1986-1990 and was called to bar (BL) at the Nigeria Law School, Victoria Island, Lagos from 1990-1991.

Barr. Obiekwe joined the Civil Service on July 27th, 2005. She works with the Federal Ministry of Justice. She has worked with National Population Commission, Federal Ministry of Education and is presently with NIHSA on posting.

She is married with children.