Allen Onyema Biography, Age, Profile, Wife, Education & Awards

Allen Ifechukwu Onyema was born in 1964 in Benin City, Nigeria. He is currently the National Chairman of FEHN.  

He is the second African ever to be so appointed to the Global Board.

Allen Onyema Profile

Allen Onyema Profile
NameAllen Ifechukwu Onyema
Age55 years old (2019)
Alma materUniversity of Ibadan
OccupationNational Chairman of FEHN
WifeAlice Ejembi

Allen Onyema Age

He was born in 1964 in Nigeria, as of 2019, Allen Onyema is aged 55 years old.

Allen Onyema Education

  • Government College in 1984 where he obtained his Higher School Certificate.
  • Studied law at the University of Ibadan.
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Allen Onyema Career

  • In 1987, he combined his studies with social activism bothering on engendering peace in Nigeria.
  • He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1989.
  • Allen started his legal practice in 1990 in the Law Firm of Nwizugbo & Company.
  • He became the Head of Chambers by 1992.
  • He resigned from this law firm to establish his own outfit ONYEMA & CO. 
  • Allen has been appointed to the Executive Board of The Global Nonviolence Conference Series Inc in April 2007.

Allen Onyema Awards

  • The 2007 Martin Luther King Global Award for Pioneering Non-violence Education in West Africa.
  • Hope for Humanity Award from the Rotary Club.
  • 2006 Africa Leadership Merit Award from Africa International News Magazine.
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Allen Onyema Achievements

Initiated, organized and held with the support of the Federal Government of Nigeria, the “1ST NIGERIA FOREVER PROJECT” in 2005.

Allen won for Nigeria the hosting rights for this year’s Global Conference on Nonviolence and Peace which comes up in Abuja from December 3-5, 2007.

Allen Onyema Wife

He is married to Alice Ejembi, who hails from Kogi State, together they have four (4) children.

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