TRUSTEES OF VICAR HOPE FOUNDATION.
Nkechi Caroline Ikpeazu (nee Nwakanma) was born at Ohanze Isiaha in Obingwa LGA of Abia State. She attended Community Primary School Ohanze; Girls High School, Aba; Teacher Training College Ihie; Alvan Ikoku College of Education Owerri; Enugu University of Science and Technology Enugu; University of Nigeria Nsukka; and the National Open University of Nigeria. Her curriculum vitae reveal an innate, constant yearning for self-improvement. Qualifications she possess include a First School-Leaving Certificate, a High School Certificate, a Teacher Training certificate, an NCE in Business Studies, a Bachelor Degree in Cooperatives and Rural Development, a post graduate Diploma in Management and a Masters Degree in Management. She is currently pursuing a doctorate at the Abia State University, Uturu. She has had varied working experiences as a teacher, a ten-year stint as a banker with Lobi Bank between 1986 and 1996, and as a Registrar of Cooperatives with Abia State Government.
She is happily married to the current Governor of Abia State Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, who hails from Umuobiakwa, Obingwa LGA. The marriage is blessed with two boys and two girls. Mrs. Ikpeazu is a Deacon of the Seventh Day Adventist Church and professes a close relationship with God.
Nkechi Ikpeazu’s loves cooking and is very skilled with a sewing machine. She enjoys sports, and was on the athletic team of her High School. She relaxes with physical workouts and a game of tennis. Mrs. Ikpeazu is a sports promoter and the major backer of the women football premier league club side, Abia Angels FC.
Mrs. Ikpeazu is particularly infected by the philanthropy bug and loves to help people. This yearning brought about the birth of Vicar Hope Foundation.