Valentine Ozigbo Biography, Age, Career and Business

Valentine Ozigbo Biography

Valentine Chinetu Ozigbo otherwise known as Val Ozigbo is a Nigerian Accountant, Businessman and Politician. He was a President and Chief Executive Officer of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria plc (Transcorp). Val Ozigbo was born on July 20th, 1970.

Val Ozigbo Profile


Val Ozigbo

Real Name

Valentine Chinetu Ozigbo

Date of Birth

July 20th, 1970


50 years (2020

State of Origin

Aguata, Anambra






Political Party




Known for

CEO Transcorp Hotels


Mary-Callista Ojiugo Ozigbo

Net Worth


Educational Background

Val Ozigbo attended Christ the Redeemer College where he obtained his SSCE certificate.

He obtained a degree in accounting from the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) in 1994 and an MBA in Banking and Finance from the same University in 2000.

In 1998, he obtained a professional qualification in accounting from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and Taxation from the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria in 2000

In 2004, Val Ozigbo obtained an MSc in finance from Lancaster University, United Kingdom.

Val Ozigbo obtained a professional qualification in Credit Administration from the Institute of Credit Administration in 2015.

Val Ozigbo Education and Career


Prior to his appointment as the CEO of Transcorp, he had17 years experience in the banking sector. He worked with notable Nigerian banks including NAL Merchant Bank, Diamond Bank, Continental Trust Bank, FSB International Bank, Standard Trust Bank, United Bank for Africa and Bank PHB.

Between 1995 and 2000, he was the Head of Commercial Banking at Diamond Bank Plc. He proceeded to become the business manager at the United Bank for Africa (UBA) in 2000.

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In 2001, Val Ozigbo was Acting Regional Director of FSB International Bank, but returned to pick up the position of Head of International Banking at the United Bank for Africa (UBA) in 2004.

He left UBA for Keystone Bank as the Global Transaction operation in 2008.

In 2011, Val Ozigbo was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Transcorp Hotels Plc, a diversified conglomerate with strategic investments and core interests in the hospitality, agribusiness and energy sectors.

While at Transcorp, Val Ozigbo developed five new projects worth over $500 million including two new hotels in Lagos and Port Harcourt as well as other retail facilities.

In 2018, Val Ozoigbo retired as the CEO of Transcorp Hotels Plc.

Val Ozigbo party and Governorship race

In 2021, Val Ozigbo picked nomination form to run for Anambra State Governor under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

In June 2021, Valentine Oxoigbo was declared the winner of the PDP’s primaries held in Awka, Anambra capital.

Val Ozigbo Social Media handles

Val Ozigbo Twitter handle is @valentineozigbo

Val Ozigbo Instagram handle is @valyntino

Awards and Recognitions

Val Ozigbo is a fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria and Institute of Credit Administration.

He was a British Chevening Scholar from 2003 to 2004.

In 2018, he was conferred the award of a Distinguished Alumni of the Lancaster University.

Personal Life

Val Ozigbo Wife and Children

Val Ozigbo is married to Mary-Callista Ojiugo Ozigbo. Their union is blessed with three sons (Mario Obioma Ugochukwu, Chimdi Angello and Mitchel Chima) and one daughter (Valerie Chioma).


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