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Onyemaechi Ugboh, PH.D was born on the 3rd of January, 1965 into the family of Mr. & Mrs. Francis O. Ugboh of Oki-Agbor in Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State. He is the first born child of the family. He attended Agbor Model Primary School, Agbor from 1972-1978 and proceeded to Ihu-Iyase Secondary School, Agbor from 1979-1983. In 1984, he was admitted into the College of Education, Agbor where he had his Nigeria Certificate in Education, N.C.E., in 1987.
In 1989, he was admitted into the University of Nigeria, Nsukka where he bagged his Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Education in 1991. He did the mandatory National Youth Service Scheme in Imo/Abia States, Umuakwu Secondary School, Isuochi in Isiuekwuato Local Government Area of Abia State in 1991/1992.
With the zeal to acquire higher degrees and drawing the motivation from his father, he enrolled for his Masters Degree in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, where bagged his M.sc in Agric. Extension (Agric. Extension Administration) in 1995. While in the M.sc programme, he secured employment with the Post Primary School Education Board, Asaba in 1993 and was posted to Ihu-Iyase Secondary School, Agbor-nta where he taught several subjects till 1996. Upon completion of the Masters’ Degree Programme in 1995, he was offered employment at the College of Education, Agbor, where he lectures Agricultural Education, in the department of Agricultural Education from 1997 till date.
In 1996, he got appointment to lecture Agric. Education in the Week-end Degree Programme of the College in Affiliation with Delta State University, Abraka. Not wanting to stop at the Masters’ Degree level, he proceeded to the Federal University of Technology, Owerri where he bagged a Ph.D in Agric. Extension (Community and Rural Devt.) from 1998-2004.
In 2004, he obtained his Ordinary Diploma Certificate in Computer Science, from College of Education, Agbor. As a lecturer, in the College of Education, he has taught both at the N.C.E and at the Degree Levels of the College, and has held several positions including the position of the Dean, school of vocational and technical education, which he holds till date. He has served as Chairman or member of several committees in the College. He was Director of the College Degree Affiliate Programme from 2008-2012 and before then, has served as the co-ordinator of SIWES from 2004-2008. He was twice Vice-Chairman of COEASU. He was the immediate past Dean, student Affairs of the College.
Onyemaechi Ugboh Ph.D has had his works published in many National and International Educational journals and has contributed several chapters in reputable textbooks. He has authored and co-authored several books. He attended several International and National Conferences where topical educational issues were discussed.
Onyemaechi Ugboh Ph.D, is a man of humble disposition, high degree of integrity and honesty. As a result of his zeal to achieve results, he was instrumental to the graduation of the 1st and 2nd set of students of the College affiliate Degree Programme, as a Director and is currently making his mark as the Dean of school of vocational and technical Edcuation. He also contributed greatly to the College affiliate post graduate diploma programme, done in affiliation with the Delta State University, Abraka. He was promoted a reader in 2012 and has been recognized for his contributions to the academia by individuals, co-operate bodies and the education sector and has received several awards. Onyemaechi Ugboh is an ardent Christian of the Catholic Faith and belongs to several Christian organizations.
Onyemaechi Ugboh joined the Rotary Club of Agbor in2009 and has served as Treasurer for two Rotary years before elevated to the position of President twice in 2013/2014 and 2016/2017 Rotary Year. He has attended several International and District functions including the International Convention in Lisbon, Portugal. He is a Paul Harris Fellow (PHF). He is a member of several reputable organization, including the prime League of Nigeria, Midas Club, Ika Circle, Nmu-Ebon Association Agbor, and Ogha-Ihu-Iyase to mention a few and he is the Secretary-General of Agbor Community.
Onyemaechi Ugboh is happily married to his beautiful dedicated Rotary Ann Helen and the marriage is blessed with children.