Victor Umeh Biography, Education, Career, Controversies, And Net Worth

Victor Umeh biography

Victor Umeh is a Nigerian Politician and the Principal Consultant of V. C. Umeh & Co, a Firm of Estate Surveyors and Valuers, he is also a Director of many companies. He was the first National Vice Chairman of South East Party and later its National Treasurer then the National Chairman of the Party. He was born on the 19th of July 1962 to Late Sir Innocent Ofojekwu Umeh and Lady Elizabeth Umeh. He is married to Lady Prisca Umeh.

1. Victor Umeh Profile
2. Educational Background
3. Career
4. Controversies
5. Victor Umeh Social media handles
6. Personal life
7. Victor Umeh Net Worth

Victor Umeh Profile

NameVictor Umeh
Real NameVictor C Umeh
Date of Birth 19th July 1962
Age 61 (2023)
State of Origin Anambra State
Nationality Nigerian
Tribe Igbo
Politician Party Labour Party (LP)
WifeLady Prisca Umeh
Occupation Politician and Business Man
Net Worth$1.9 Million

Educational Background

Victor Umeh Educational background

Victor Umeh started his education at St. Bridget’s Primary School Aguluzigbo, he then proceeded to Bubendorff Memorial Grammar School Adazi-Nnukwu, graduating on top of his class with Division One in 1980. That same year, he got admission into the University of Nigeria Nsukka, where he obtained a degree in Estate Management in June 1984 with a BSc Honours.

After His National Youths Service in 1985 as a Lecturer at the University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt, he engaged himself in the practice of his Profession.  Chief Umeh is a Fellow of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers.  He is also a registered Estate Surveyor and Valuer by the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria.


Victor Umeh career

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Senator Victor Umeh is an Associate member of the Rating and Valuation Association of Great Britain, as well as a Senior Certified Valuer of the International Real Estate Institute, Scottsdale, Arizona USA.

He is the Principal Consultant, of V. C. Umeh & Co, a Firm of Estate Surveyors and Valuers.  A Director of so many companies, Chief Umeh was a Director of the Federal Government-owned Nigerian Film Corporation, Jos in 2002.

He started politics in 1998 when he became a member of the Peoples Democratic Party where he was elected State Treasurer of the Party in Anambra State in 1999. He resigned from the PDP in 2001 and joined the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) eventually in 2002.

He was the first National Vice Chairman South East of the Party and later it’s National Treasurer. He later became the National Chairman of the Party. He led the Party to a New Glorious height.  His strong principles saw the Party, APGA through in 2006 in its struggle to recover the Governorship of Anambra State which was won by Mr. Peter Obi in 2003 but was wrongly given to Dr. Chris Ngige of the PDP.

With his help, Peter Obi was able to achieve re-election for Governor in the February 2010 Governorship Election in Anambra State, a fewiumph seen by many as almost impossible. In the 2011 General Elections, he led the party to win the Governorship Election in Imo state through His Excellency, Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha.

Chief Umeh led APGA to a resounding victory in the 2013 Governorship Election in Anambra State which ushered in the Government of His Excellency Chief (Dr) Willie Maduaburochukwu Obiano, FCA, the Executive Governor of Anambra State. Chief Umeh was the Chairman of Governor Willie Obiano Reelection and Campaign Committee in 2017.

On the 18th of November, 2017 Governor Obiano and APGA  recorded a Historic Landslide Victory in the Governorship Election. He has received several Awards and Chieftaincy Titles in recognition of his strong principles. Chief Umeh has over 40 Chieftaincy Titles which include OHAMADIKE, MMA AGHA NDIGBO, IBOBO AGULERI, OCHIAGHA, DIKEANAGBALIZU, JAGABAN SHINKAFI, etc.

Chief Umeh was among the 492 Eminent Nigerians appointed by Mr. President as Delegates to the 2014 National Conference. Senator Umeh awarded Seventy-Six (76) Scholarships to the first-year brilliant Students, a minimum of 10 Students each from the Seven Local Government Areas in the Anambra Central Senatorial District.

Despite not being re-elected back to the Senate in 2019, he transferred the energy to his Education Foundation and to give Students scholarships and they are still pursuing their Studies in Medicine and Surgery, Pharmacy, Engineering, Architecture, Accountancy, Management, Banking & Finance, Economics,  Law, Surveying, Law and Social Sciences.

He is presently in Labour Party (LP), he joined the Labour Party, LP, after being denied the ticket of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) to campaign for the Anambra Central senatorial seat for the 2023 general elections.

In February 2023, Victor Umeh was declared the winner of the Anambra Central Senatorial election under Labour Party.


Victor Umeh controversies

Victor Umeh said there is a high-level conspiracy by some members of his former party All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), against his senatorial ambition ahead of the 2023 general election, which was responsible for his switching to the Labour Party (LP). He added that the switching was also an opportunity for him to reconcile his political differences with the Labour Party Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi, which got bad 10 years ago.

Victor Umeh Social Media Handles

He is not active on social media but can be connected with on Instagram @victorumeh62 and Twitter @SenVictorUmeh.

Personal Life

Victor Umeh Personal life

Victor Umeh was born on the 19th of July 1962 to the Late Sir Innocent Ofojekwu Umeh and Lady Elizabeth Umeh of Ifite village, Aguluzigbo in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State, Nigeria. He is happily married to Lady Prisca Umeh and they are blessed with seven children.

Victor Umeh Net Worth

Victor Umeh Net Worth

He is believed to be worth over $1.9 million.


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