Ogbonna Josephat Ikechukwu was born in Ovoko in Igbo Eze South L.G.A., Enugu State on 15th July 1968. He attended Community Primary School Ovoko Ulo (1974 - 1980), Boys’ Secondary School Ovoko (1980 - 1985) and University of Nigeria, Nsukka (1985 - 1990, 2007 – 2009, 2010 - 2018). He qualified as pharmacist in the year 1990 and became a fellow of West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists in the year 2008. He subsequently obtained Master of Pharmacy (M. Pharm.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D) degrees in Pharmaceutical Technology and Industrial Pharmacy in 2009 and 2018 respectively. He joined the services of University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 2015 as a lecturer II after working for some years in community pharmacy and in the hospital settings.