Mrs. Charity Osinachi Ijoma joined the services of the National Institute for Nigerian Languages, Aba, on the 5th of November, 1993. She began her career in the Registry and served in various departments and units in different capacities as Admissions Officer, Exams and Records Officer, School Officer, Council Affairs Officer, Head, Junior Staff Personnel, and Personal Assistant to Executive Directors of the Institute.
Mrs. Ijoma has superfluity of administrative knowledge derived from twenty eight (28) years of uninterrupted experience in the Civil Service from where the Institute draws.
She had her Secondary Education at the Federal Government College, Port Harcourt and Federal School of Arts and Science, Aba from where she obtained her Higher School Certificate (HSC) in 1988. She embarked on further studies at the Abia State University and obtained her first degree in 1996, a Masters degree in 2009, both in Public Administration.
Her passion for education led her to do a Postgraduate course in Education in 2015 and a Masters in Educational Management and Planning in 2019. She is licensed as a teacher by Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) and a seasoned Administrator.
She was a Trade Union Activist and served as Secretary of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU), NINLAN Branch, for two terms where she made significant contributions to the growth and development of NASU members.
She was promoted in 2018 to the rank of Deputy Registrar and redeployed to the Executive Director’s Office from where she emerged as the Registrar of the Institute.
She is a practicing Christian and currently Church Board Chairperson in Living Faith Church (Winners Chapel), 158 New Umuahia Road, Aba. She is a Fellow of the African Institute for Public Administration (FAIPA) and has published two books on Administration.
She believes that a call to service is a privilege to serve God and humanity.
Mrs. Charity Osinachi Ijoma hails from Arocuhuwu L.G.A of Abia State and was born during the heat of the Nigeria-Biafra Civil war to the family of Mazi and Mrs. Benjamin Onyekwere Kanu.
She is happily married and blessed with five children.
Her hobbies include reading, writing and philanthropy.