Sir Chris Uchenna Obi

Sir Chris Uchenna Obi, MNIM, FIPMA, hails from Ohita in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State, Nigeria. Born to a family of educators, his early education spanned various locations within Anambra and Imo States. He completed his primary education at Community Primary School, Ohita, obtaining his First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC). Subsequently, he attended Ogbaru Boys’ Secondary School, Ogbakuba, where he earned his West African School Certificate (WASC). While awaiting his O/L results, he enrolled in the Advanced Level (A/L) Programme at the then Anambra State Polytechnic, Oko, securing his Advanced Level Certificate.

Sir Chris furthered his education at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, graduating with a BA (Hons) Second Class Upper Division in Philosophy. During his undergraduate studies, he was selected as the first exchange student from UNN to Colgate University in Hamilton, NY, USA. After completing the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program, he returned to UNN for a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration, followed by a Master’s Degree in Public Administration.


In 1996, Sir Chris joined the Anambra State Polytechnic, which later evolved into the present-day Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University in 2000. Over the years, he has climbed the ranks from Administrative Officer to Deputy Registrar, a position he attained on 1st October 2009. Throughout his tenure at the institution, Sir Chris has held various key positions, including the first Faculty Officer, Public Relations Officer, Student Affairs Officer, and roles in the Examinations and Records Office, Postgraduate Studies Office, and Academic Planning Office. He has also served as Special Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor, Acting Registrar, and currently holds the position of substantive Registrar at Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Anambra State.

Also, Sir Chris is a distinguished member of the Noble Order of the Knights of Saint Christopher. He is happily married and blessed with children, balancing a successful career with a fulfilling personal life.