Comrade John Arisa Mekwa is from Umuisi-Igbere, in Bende Local Government Area of Abia State, Southeastern, Nigeria.
He began his academic journey in Obele Odan Nursery and Primary School, Municipal and Ansar-Ud-Deen Grammar School, Surulere, both in Lagos State, Nigeria. After graduating with distinction he proceeded to Osun State College of Technology, Esa-Oke, Nigeria, where he bagged Ordinary National Diploma (OND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) both in Accounting. He holds a double honour of Bachelors Degree (Computer Science and Statistics) from the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), and also holds a Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the Nexford University, Washington, United State of America.
John Arisa Mekwa is a Trained and Certified American Caregiver from the American Caregivers Association (ACA), United State of America. A Certified Project Manager from the Institute of Project Management, United Kingdom, A Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Finance and Control of Nigeria (CIFCN), Fellow, Institute of Management Consultants (IMC) – Nigeria, A Certified Management Consultant by the International Council of Management Consulting Institutions (ICMCI), a licensing body for practising management consultant globally.
He is also a Member of Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) among others. He has worked in both private and public sectors in Nigeria, won several awards and special recognitions, He was recently nominated for INTEGRITY AWARD in Nigeria, a honour for impressive track record of professionalism, patriotism with sense of integrity by the National Council of Nigerian Association of Christian Journalists (NACJ).
To his leadership, professionalism and public credits, John Arisa Mekwa is a known Public Policy Analyst, Seasoned Banker, Investment and finacial Analyst, ICT Professional, Administrator, Social Mobiliser, Researcher, and a management Consultant.
He is the CEO/Managing Director of Florisa Global Resources Ltd, a management consulting outfit in Lagos and Directors of several organisations in Nigeria. John Arisa Mekwa is the Pioneer of OUKtv and Convener of the “I Stand With Orji Kalu Movement”, an image custody as well as social and political outfit that supports the electioneering of former Executive Governor of Abia State and the current Senate Chief Whip of Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency Senator, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu (MON).
John Arisa Mekwa is blessed with an amazing family.