MRS. CAROLINE NNE OKPARANTA / ACTING DIRECTOR – PLANNING, RESEARCH AND STATISTICS
She was born on September 27, 1970, in Oroijie, Ogbum-un-abali to the family of late Mr. & Mrs. Robinson Ejekwu of Rumu-Ohia family in Oroijie Village of Rebisi in Port Harcourt Local Government Area of Rivers.
She had her Primary Education in State School I Orogbum and got her First School Leaving Certificate in 1983, later proceeded to Commercial Industrial Trade Centre, Rumuolumeni for her Secondary Education and obtained WASC in 1989. From 1995 to 1996, attended University of Port Harcourt College of Continuing Education and obtained a Diploma Certificate in Secretarial Studies. In 2002, she got her Higher National Diploma in Secretarial Studies from the Rivers State Polytechnic Bori. November 2015, Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) Certificate in Management from Rivers State University, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo. May 2018, Master of Science (MSc) Degree in Industrial Relations from Rivers State University, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt.
She was first employed by Izzi Industries Nig. Limited in 1990 as the Personal Secretary to the Chief Executive of the Company. In April 1991, she joined the Rivers State Broadcasting Corporation as a Typist Grade III and later rose to rank the of a Secretary after her conversion to Secretarial cadre in 2010. In August 2003, she was appointed the Secretary to the General Manager, where she served for a period to 12 years as the longest serving Secretary to the General Manager of the Corporation. In July 2013, she was converted to Deputy Director Planning, Research and Statistics. July 2019, was appointed the Acting Director Planning, Research and Statistics till date.
Award of Excellent by Rivers State Broadcasting Corporation in 2004. Best Staff of the Month Award by Pastor Ugochukwu UnaChukwu of Recovery House Int’l Church, Port Hacourt.
She is happily married to Engr. Patrick Taiye Okparanta of Mgbo Community, Isiokpo in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State. The marriage is blessed with three (3) children, two girls and a boy.