Saturday, June 15, 2024


Valentine Chinelo Ozigbo is every inch an IVORY ICON from hardwork and diligence in his academic studies he cemented the foundation for a life of excellence by graduating as the best student of the Accountancy Department from the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus with a Second Class (Upper Division) Degree.

From the classroom to the boardroom; he took the corporate world by excellence. For youths and individuals seeking to excel in life using the Ivory Towers as a stepping stone here is a Role-Model you can’t ignore, this is a man you need to pick some life-tips from.

He was born on July 20, 1970. He studied Accountancy in the University of Nigeria, Enugu, were he emerged the best graduating student in Accountancy with a Second Class Honours Degree (Upper Division).

He worked in the banking sector at senior management level spanning over 17 years in top Nigerian banks amongst which were; NAL Merchant bank, Diamond bank, Continental Trust Bank, FSB International Bank, Standard Trust Bank, United Bank for Africa and Bank PHB.

He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (1998), The Chattered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (2000), The Institute of Credit Administration (2015). He has bagged numerous awards including the 2016 and 2019 Seven Stars award.

He worked as MD/CEO Transcorp Hotels Plc a subsidiary of Transcorp Plc. After a successful stint at Transcorp hotels Plc, he was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer Of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria plc (Transcorp), a diversified conglomerate with strategic investments and core interests in the hospitality, agribusiness and energy sectors a position he held from 2019-2020 when he declared interest to run for governor of Anambra state.

He is the founder of Vincent Chinelo Ozigbo FOUNDATION that helps empowers youths.

He is married with children.

Valentine Chinelo Ozigbo is that student who took his academic studies seriously with dedication and hard work and today he is reaping the dividends of intentional dedication and hard work to his academic studies.

He is every inch an IVORY ICON.

Wouldn’t you rather follow in his footsteps of academic excellence to greater heights?

Watch out for our online interview with Chief Valentine Chinelo Ozigbo to learn the steps he took and the mind-set he had, that enabled him excel in his academics.



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