Hon. Divine Onyekachi Ngobidi is a political analyst and strategist, an idealist and certified trainer in business development and entrepreneurship. He is well-known for his youthful activism crusades and movements. He was born to the family of Late Chief Godwin Onyeka (G.O) Ngobidi of Ezinukpodu (Umuhu) village, Okija in Ihiala LGA, Anambra State.
Divine Onyekachi is gifted as a charismatic youth leader and mobiliser, a grass root politician with a people-oriented vision to become a model for service to humanity. This he has demonstrated with his formation of an elite group: The Unique Elites, Association of Great Minds. He is also an active voice in national issues as well as social commentary in public administration, belonging to various youth movements and socio-political groups like Peoples Assembly, Progressive Ambassadors, Wise Men Restoration amongst others.
Education and Career
Hon. Divine Onyekachi began his formal education at Holy Innocent Primary school Nnewi, Anambra State where he became prominent for his outstanding roles in sports activities.
His leadership qualities came into manifestation during his secondary school days as he was appointed the Social prefect at Good Shepherd Secondary School Nnewi, Anambra State.
In addition, while he was at the University of Port Harcourt, River State, for his university degree, he was involved in numerous social activities. In his own words, “that was the gestation period for my political life”.
In the year 2010, he was elected the financial secretary of the Faculty of Humanities. The following year (2011) he fight strong on the welfare of the Students through the office of the Directorate of Welfare, Student Union Government (SUG), in the same year he was coronated with award of honour as most student activist from the National Union of Igbo Students. In 2012 he led the ALUTA Struggle and Unionism in University of Porthacourt.
Again, with a strong charisma and diligence, Comr Onyekachi served as an Investigative Registry Officer with Public Complaints Commission, Maitama, Abuja. He was appointed the Coordinator Abuja Corper’s Forum during his service years.
Coupled with his BA in Linguistics and Communication Studies degree, he obtained Chartered in Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM), and M.Sc in school of Legislatives studies(MLS) University of Benin. In pursuance of his leadership aspirations and political career, he enrolled and served under the tutelage of Hon. Ibezi Ifeanyichukwu, and was a Senior Staff Assistant at ANBEZ GROUP OF COMPANY, Abuja.
Hon. Divine is a leading and strong advocate for youth’s inclusiveness in governance and policy making and has created platforms like New Nigeria Ambassadors for youths to express themselves. He is a leader extraordinaire, vast and knowledgeable in Legislative matters. He is a grass root moblizer cum silent achiever, a philanthropist of repute and humble to the core, diligent in service to humanity, Proven and Qualified. Under the leadership of Amb Onyekachi DIVINE for Ndi-Igbo Peace Movement(NIPM) and Coalition of Northern Groups(AREWA) signed a joint press conference(Communique) in Anambra State (South East) on Restructuring and Peace.
Divine as a Youth Democracy Ambassador erected statue of ex-president Goodluck Jonathan in university of Porthacourt for his exemplary display of democracy, leadership to the country and contributions to the development of his alma mater (University of Portharcourt).
Divine in his selfless desire to serve his people attracted community water projects, Found Back to School Initiative where he provided education materials for the young children and Scholarship Scheme which has Seven(7) indigents as beneficiaries.
•Certificate in Mass Communication
• BA Linguistics and Communication Studies
• Chartered Manager in Nigeria Institute of Management
• Masters in Legislative studies
The enormous philanthropic and laudable acts of charity earned Amb. Divine to say the least, the following meritorious Awards and Achievements:
•Coronated as one of the (Pillars) of Faculty of Humanities University of Porthacourt Award of Honor.
•Award of selfless contributions and service to LINCOMSA (Linguistics and Communication Students Association)
• National Union of Anambra State Student(NUASS) role model Award in Recognition of your inspirational role to the youth.
• Ohanaeza NdI igbo uniport Merit Award of Excellence for your outstanding contribution and excellence in service during your active days in the council.
• National Associations for Catholic Corps Memeber National headquarters Award of Honor in recognition for your outstanding contributions in children’s education, youth development, empowerment and advocacies for communal peace.
• Outstanding contributions in youth development, empowerment and Advocacies for communal peace from New Nigeria Ambassadors(NNA)
• In recognition of your Inspirational role to the youth and your leadership qualities From Young Aspiring Leaders Network(YALN)
•Historical award as the First Ever AYAN Ambassador on Cut Cost of Political Campaign for Young People to Run for Public Office.
•Nigeria Federation of Catholic Students Award of recognition for outstanding contribution towards the growth of the association.
•Award of excellence by National Union of Anambra State Students of the Federation
•Award of Honor by National Association of Marketing Students Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka.
•Chairman of Democracy Day Thanksgiving Committee(NYSO)
• Ambassador African youth Animation Network.
• Chairman Ndigbo Peace Movement.
• Member National Institute of Management(NIM)
•Memeber Young African Leaders Initiative
•Founder Unique Elites Association
•Founder New Nigeria Ambassadors(NNA)
•Member Not too young to Run
•Member Okija Youth Assembly
• Coordinator, South-East Youth Organization ANAMBRA STATE,
• Coordinator Abuja corper’s forum (2013/14)
•Coordinator Restructure Ambassadors of Nigeria(RAN) Anambra State.
•Coordinator Association of Young Nigerian Against Corruption Anambra Chapter.
Interest(s): Service to the people.
Occupation: Public servant
Political Views: The people first
Care Target Achievement(s): To improve the welfare, uplift the people of Ihiala, Anambra State and Nigeria at large.