EZE, SIR MIKE ELECHI, JP, FNIM, NPOM
THE PRESIDENT (PHCCIMA)
Eze Sir Mike Elechi was born on 29th September, 1957. He hails from Elele in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State. He is married to Lady Dr Stella Kemi Elechi, a marriage blessed with six children. He attended St. Aquinas Secondary School, Elele and School of Telecommunication Oshodi Lagos, where he passed out in 1978 and got employed with the Rivers State Broadcasting Corporation (RSBC) in 1978 as a Technologist. Sir Mike Elechi rose to become Director of Technical Services and Head of Engineering Department in 2000, haven received adequate Industrial and Establishment trainings in Broadcast Engineering, Radio Transmitter Field Engineering, Outside Broadcast Special Engineering and Studio Maintenance.
Sir Mike Elechi while in RSBC was trained at the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) Training School, Lagos, Emi Broadcast Training School London, Harris Corporation Illinois USA Training School, Uni.com, Ovieto Italy Training School, Bladonmore Training Institute, London and obtained B.Tech in Electronics and Electrical Engineering from Atlas University. Also while in Radio Rivers (RSBC) Sir Mike Elec hi received the University of Calabar Diploma in Social Works and Post Graduate Diploma Management.
He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (2005), and a Fellow of Nigeria n Institute of Management Chartered.
In 2003, Sir Mike Elechi was appointed a Permanent Secretary in the Rivers State Civil Service where he worked in eight ministries. Sir Mike Elechi took a voluntary retirement from Public Service in 2010 to pursue his pet dream of Agriculture business development and entrepreneurship. Even in retirement, Sir Mike Elechi was still not tired of improving himself in knowledge. Between 2010 and 2013 Chief Sir Mike while retiring into his Vintage Farms and Products Limited, Elele, attended the prestigious China Europe International Business School Shanghai, China where he bagged Master of Business Administration (MBA), he also attended the University of Navarra, Barcelona Spain (IESE) in 2013, Pan African University (Lagos, Nigeria) where he participated in the Grooming Entrepreneurship Course.
Mike Elechi also served the Rivers State Government in 2015 – 2020 as Commissioner I in the Rivers State Civil Service Commission.
Mike Elechi has been consistent in developing himself and society and moreover grooming youths in the business of agriculture value chains.
In 2002, he was installed Eze – Odogama Nye – Odinikpa of Inshimbam by His Royal Highness Eze G.C. Onyeka JP – NyewealiOmudioga, Invested Knight of Good Shepherd (KGS) of the Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion – 2004
Installed Eze Chiyere Ugo I of Aboh Mbaise Imo State by HRH Eze Apostle Iwu – 2006
In 2016, the Ovuah Omoikpirikwu Communities in Elele installed him as their Traditional Ruler, Eze Nkwe Mmegbu, Obua Weze III
Eze Sir Mike Elechi is decorated with many Professional awards among which are:
1. Fellow Nigeria Institute of Management Award
2. National Patron – Police Public Relation Committee
3. Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary Club of Nigeria
4. National Productivity Order Merit Award (NPOM) 2019
5. (NIM) Manager of the Year Award 2021
6. Justice of Peace
Sir Mike Elechi is presently the President, Port Harcourt Chamber of commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture and Head of Organized Private Sector in Rivers State.
Mike Elechi is the Chairman and CEO of Vintage Farms and Products Limited – a holistic agriculture, entertainment farm situated in Elele, Rivers State.
· The Chairman and CEO of Vintage Water Limited
· The Chairman and CEO of Cedar Construction Limited
· The Chairman and CEO of Vintage Resorts and Recreation Limited
Mission: To be a business leader in agriculture and to her non-oil economy in the Niger Delta.
Vision: Providing service value through quality products.