Uchenna Eleazar Ikonne Biography
Uchenna Eleazar Ikonne is a Nigerian optometrist, politician and former vice chancellor of Abia state university, Uturu Nigeria. He was appointed as the 7th Substantive Vice-Chancellor of Abia State University in December 2015. Previously, he was the Rector of Abia State Polytechnic in Aba (on Rescue Mission) from 2014 to 2015.
|Name||Uchenna Eleazar Ikonne|
|Date of Birth||August 15, 2021|
|Date of Death||January 1, 2023|
|Wife||Barr. Lady Uzoamaka G. Uche Ikonne|
|Education||Manila Central University|
Abia State University
|State of Origin||Abia state|
|Net worth||$1 million|
Uchenna Eleazar Ikonne Background
Ikonne was born in Agburuike, Nsulu, Abia State’s Isiala Ngwa North LGA.
Uchenna Eleazar Ikonne Education
He studied optometry at Manila Central University in the Philippines after graduating from Ngwa High School in Aba, Abia State.
He also completed a specialist master’s degree program in Hospital Administration at St. Jude College in the Philippines before returning to Nigeria in 1985 to work as a consulting optometrist at Park Lane General Hospital in Enugu and earning a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Environmental Health Science from Abia State University.
Uchenna Eleazar Ikonne Career
Ikonne served as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Abia State University, from 2010 to 2014, and then as Rector, Abia State Polytechnic, Aba – (on Rescue Mission). In December 2015, he was appointed as the 7th Substantive Vice-Chancellor of Abia State University.
He has also held the following positions:
- Acting Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, Abia State University
- Deputy Provost, College of Medicine & Health Sciences, Abia State University
- Head, Department of Optometry, Abia State University
- Director, Institute for Distance Education, Abia State University
In 2022, he emerged the winner of the gubanatorial elections in Abia state in preparation for the 2023 elections.
Uchenna Eleazar Ikonne Wife
Uchenna Eleazar Ikonne is married to Barr. Lady Uzoamaka G. Uche Ikonne. They got married on February 8, 1975, and have been married for more than 40 years.
Uchenna Eleazar Ikonne Net worth
Uchenna Eleazar Ikonne has an estimated net worth of $1 million. He is an experienced optometrist with decades of experience in the field. He was also a Vice-chancellor at the Abia State University in Uturu, Nigeria.