SIR VINCENT OKOYE

 

Sir Vincent OkoyeChief (Sir) Vincent C. Okoye is an Umueri Born Community Leader, Philanthropist, disciplinarian and administrator of great repute; he was born into the family of Chief Thomas Okoye of Nneyi Umueri. A good family man, he is married to Lady Christiana U. Okoye and blessed with four children, two males and two females.  

As a trained Engineer and administrator, he has worked with many reputable companies of which includes British Multinational Company Taylor Woodrow Limited where he was able to rose to prominence and retired as the Company’s Managing Director after giving more than 25 Consecutive years of meritorious service to the firm.  

He is presently a member of institution of management specialist London, and chairman Vin C. Okoye and Sons Company and its subsidiaries. He has over the years been honored and privileged to serve in below categories in his quest to better mankind and his community.

  • Honored as Knight of St. John International
  • Chairman Emeritus Peoples Club of Nigeria Int’l
  • Chairman Umueri Recreation Club (URC) Onitsha Branch
  • A member of Fadama Desk committee Anambra East Local Government
  • President Umueri Lions Club(ULC) for 2009-2010 Lionistic year
  • Former Instructor/Divisional organizer Red Cross society
  • Former Chairman Umueri General Assembly (UGA)Sokoto branch
  • Former general secretary Umueri General Assembly (UGA), Northern Chapter 
  • Former Chairman Umueri General Assembly (UGA) Ibadan Branch

As a Community Leader he has championed a lot of developmental project to Umueri in particular and Nigeria in general: It was on record that after the Nigeria/Biafra Civil war, this great man singlehandedly fought vehemently for reopening of Umueri Community Hospital which was closed then, through the help of philanthropic and humanitarian organizations. He also enshrined his name on Umueri History when out of Odd; he consequently fought and made it possible the conversion of Umueri Community Hospital to Umueri General Hospital as its known today. All the logistic including the inspection and approval of General Hospital by the then Ministry of Health, and the two third required majority vote from all the towns in Anambra division was equally made possible through his effort  at Anambra Divisional Office Otuocha.

 He worked in the Hospital as Theater Technician before proceeding to further his education. Since then, he has been promoting benevolent and charitable activities. He is an incubator of progressive ideas and lovers of youth development, less privileged and service to humanity.

 

 

THE TOWN PROFILES

Name:
Umueri(Mispronounced Umuleri)

Location:
Anambra East LGA of Anambra State.

His Royal Highness
(Traditional Ruler)
 


H.R.H Igwe Sir Ben Emeka
Igwe Okebo II of Umueri

His Majesty
(Traditional Prime Minister)


HRM Mike ekweonu
Onowu Iyasele  of Umueri

P.G Umueri General
Assembly (UGA)


Hon. Pius Okonkwo
(President General, U.G.A)

Title(Male):
Amanwulu,Ivejioku,
Oba,Asammuo
Ogbuevi,Ogbuanyinya

Title(Female):
Ekwe, Iyom,Nne-
Mmanwu,Okomme

Population:
Est. 155,000.00

Occupation:
Farmers,Fishers,trading
business,Crafts & Arts etc