Emem Omokaro Biography, Age, Career and Net Worth

Emem Omokaro Biography

Emem Dave Omokaro is a Nigerian businessman, lecturer and politician. She was appointed the Director General of the National Senior Citizen Center Constitute Board by President Mohammadu Buhari. Emem Omokaro was born on May 1, 1959 in Afaha Offiong, Akwa Ibom.

Emem Omokaro Profile


Emem Omokaro

Real Name

Emem Omokaro

Date of Birth

May 1, 1959


62 Years (2021)

State of Origin

Cross River State






Net Worth

Under Review


May 31, 2021

Educational Background

Emem Omokaro education

Emem Omokaro attended Union Secondary School, Ibiaku Itu where she obtained her SSCE certificate. She proceeded to study at the University of Calabar.

She holds a Masters degree and a doctorate degree in development sociology from the University of Calabar.

Emem Omokaro studied social gerontology at the International Institute on Ageing (INIA) in Malta


Emem Omokaro career and appointment

Emem Omokaro started her career as a lecturer at the Department of Social Studies, The Polytechnic Calabar in 1984.

She was appointed the director of the Cultural Centre Board, Cross Rivers State in 1987.

In 1990, Emem Omokaro started her own business Emmy Karo Enterprises Ltd where she served as the chairman of the company and Emmy Karo Ethnic Eye Ltd where she served as the managing director.

She is the executive director of Dave Omokaro Foundation (DOF) and the member of the editorial boarding INIA journal of Ageing in Developing Cohntries.

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She is the lead scholar for the Nigerian University Commission (NUC) where she pioneered the study of gerontology in 11 Nigerian universities.

Emem Omokaro served in various capacities both within and outside Nigeria. Some of them are

  • member Steering Group of Global Alliance for the Rights of Older Persons (GAROP)
  • Secretary General, African Society for Ageing Research and Development (ASARD)
  • President, Gerontology Association of Nigeria (GERAN)
  • Member Board of Trustees, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN).

Emem Omokaro was appointed as the Director General of the National Senior Citizen Center Constitute Board by President Buhari in May 2021.

Personal Life

Emem Omokaro is married with children.

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