The name Allen Oyema rings a bell whenever it is mentioned, and this is because he is the CEO of the indigenous airline Airpeace. Airpeace, which began operations in 2013, is one of the most successful private-owned airlines in Nigeria, with over 20 fleets in service. On this page, we will write about the Air Peace boss providing information about this education and family.
Allen Onyema Biography & Education
Born on March 28, 1964, in Benin to Michael and Helen Onyema, Allen Ifechukwu Oyema hails from Mbosi, a town situated in the Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State even though he spent most of his childhood in Edo State.
Concerning his education, Allen is well schooled, and he attended various primary schools before proceeding to the prestigious University of Ibadan(UI), graduating with a degree in Law in 1987 before moving to the Nigerian Law School and was called to bar in 1987. The list of institutions he has attended is outlined below:
- Government College, Ughelli, Delta State
- University of Ibadan(UI)
- Nigerian Law School
Allen Oyema Wife & Children
Apart from being a successful entrepreneur and Lawyer, he is also a husband and father. Allen’s wife is Alice Ojochiba Onyema, who hails from Kogi State, Nigeria. The couple tied the knot in 1993 and have been blessed with four children: three boys(Chinonso, Obinna, and Ugochukwu) and a girl(Nnenna) who happens to be the first child.
According to Carmart. Ng, the names of his children and wife are all written on Airpeace Aircrafts separately, which shows how much he loves his family.
Allen Oyema Career
Allen did not just start his career as an airline owner. Instead, he began as a lawyer practicing in a law firm called Chief Vincent Amobi’s Law Firm – Nwizugbo & Company in Lagos, South West Nigeria. He grew through the ranks to head the chambers before establishing his own law firm, ONYEMA & CO.
Allen owns a real estate company called Onyema & Company and runs the import trade outfit called Continental Business Links Ltd. In addition to this, he is also a philanthropist, and he received plaudits after flying Nigerians from South Africa without cost.
Allen Oyema Net worth
Allen is said to be one of the wealthiest private airline owners in the country with an estimated net worth of $3 Billion, while some other sources like Thrillng claim he is worth $300 million. He owns an expensive fleet of cars comprising Rolls Royce, 2019 Toyota Hilux, Mercedes Benz G-Class, and Mercedes Benz G-Class, to mention a few.
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