Lauretta Onochie is a controversial Nigerian public servant, curator, educator and priest, who was born on July 9, 1955.
In 2016, she was made a Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on social media. On 23rd November, 2022, she was appointed the chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Numerous academic degrees, such as those in elementary education, business education, and post-compulsory education and training (PCET), are among Lauretta Onochie’s accomplishments. She also holds credentials from the quick courses offered by Harvard University in The Health Effects of Climate Change and Humanitarian Response to Conflict and Disaster.
She studied at a wide range of institutions and has worked with important people around the country, thanks to her extensive body of knowledge.
Lauretta Onochie was born on July 9, 1955, in Anioma Local Government Area of Delta State. She spent the majority of her formative years in the Cross River state’s Calabar metropolis where her parents were raised. She performed best when speaking in her native tongue and fluent in the local vernacular.
The acclaimed scholar’s extraordinary upbringing involved a journey across the nation as she pursued her education, moving from one state to another. She moved quite a bit as a result of this. At the age of 18, she left Calabar and moved westward to finish her studies before going abroad to improve her intellectual development. Lauretta Onochie was able to establish connections with highly skilled educators during her childhood. She also maintained incredibly close bonds with her lecturers and professors, both of which played a part in helping her gain notoriety in the business world.
Lauretta Onochie applied to the University of Calabar to pursue a degree in elementary education after completing her primary and high school studies. There, she was welcomed in nearly no time.
She had the choice to enroll at the University of Benin to complete her studies, but she made the decision to travel to the west of the nation to do so. She earned a business education degree from a prestigious university before moving to another nation to finish her post-graduate studies there.
Lauretta Onochie and Mr. Onochie enjoy a successful marriage with many children and grandchildren. Currently, the majority of her nearest relatives reside in the United Kingdom.
With a net worth estimated to be between $750,000 and $2,000,000, Lauretta Onochie is one of the richest female characters in Nigeria due to her level of affiliation to both the political and educational sectors.