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 Substantial Vice Chancellor of Abia State University in December 2015. Previously, he served as Rector of Abia State Polytechnic in Aba (on a lifesaving assignment) from 2014 to 2015.

Last nameUchenna Eléazar Ikonne
Date of BirthAugust 15, 2021
Date of deathJanuary 1, 2023
WifeRod. Lady Uzoamaka G. Uche Ikonne
EducationCentral Manila University
Abia State University
State of originAbia State
Net value$1 million

Uchenna Eleazar Ikonne Background

Ikonne was born in Agburuike, Nsulu, Isiala Ngwa North LGA of Abia State.

Uchenna Eleazar Ikonne Education

He studied Optometry at the Central University of Manila in the Philippines after graduating from Ngwa High School in Aba, Abia State.

He also completed an Honors Masters Program in Hospital Administration at St. Jude College in the Philippines before returning to Nigeria in 1985 to work as a Consultant Optometrist at Park Lane General Hospital in Enugu and earning a Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Health Sciences. from Abia State University.

Uchenna Eleazar Ikonne Career

Ikonne served as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) of Abia State University from 2010 to 2014 and later as Rector of Abia State Polytechnic, Aba – (on a 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
  • Vice Rector, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Abia State University
  • Head, Department of Optometry, Abia State University
  • Director, Institute of Distance Learning, Abia State University

In 2022, he emerged victorious in 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 married on February 8, 1975 and have been married for over 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 also served as Vice Chancellor of Abia State University in Uturu, Nigeria.