Aniekwe Ifeoma Patience was born in Jos, Plateau State, into the family of Late Mr & Mrs S.O Dike. She hails from Oraifite in Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State.
She started her primary school education at St. Paul’s Primary school, Jenta , Jos Plateau state in the year 1974 and proceeded to the Girls Secondary school, Ichi, Anambra State for her secondary education in 1978. She attended the Government Science Teachers College, Amper, Plateau state in 1985, where she obtained her Teachers Grade II Certificate, and in the year 1988, she proceeded to the St.Augustine’s College of Education, Akoka, Lagos (Affiliated to the University of Ibadan), where she obtained her National Certificate in Education (N.C.E). She furthered her education by attending the University of Lagos, Akoka, where she bagged a degree and a Masters Degree in CRS/Adult Education in the years 1997 and 1998 respectively.
She started her teaching career in 1998 and in the year 2001, she moved to the Bishop Howells Memorial Grammar School, Bariga, Lagos. She was the Schools’ Examination Officer for two years upon employment, before she was made the Head of Department of Arts & Social Sciences in the year 2003. She was trained as a Member of the Quality Assurance Department of the Lagos Anglican Schools’ Management Board in the year 2006. In the year 2014, she was transferred to the C.M.S Grammar School, Bariga, Lagos. She was later made the Head of Cleaning unit in 2017 till date.
She is an exemplary teacher who has demonstrated excellence in the efficiency, productivity and quality of her teaching abilities. She is well known and highly regarded not only for her professional attitude to work and responsiveness, keen knowledge of the teaching practices, thoroughness and accuracy, but also for her pleasant, kind and calm demeanor.
She is a disciplinarian, mother, counsellor, confidant, who has keen interest for her students. Her relentless effort in overseeing the cleaning of the school is amiable. She does this with much joy and dexterity. She’s loved by students and commended by colleagues, always full of life and joy while doing her work.
She is happily married and blessed with 5 amazing children.