Ofuoma Mudiaga Odje
August 19, 1972 ~ March 1, 2023
Resided in: Little Elm, Texas
Mr. Ofuoma Mudiaga Odje was born on 19th August, 1972 to the family of the late Dr. Mudiaga Odje, SAN, OFR.
Ofuomanefe (Peace Of Mind Greater Than Wealth), was a very charming, handsome and peaceful personality. Above all, infectiously amiable. Ofuoma (peace) for short, was a very respectful, reserved, humble, affable, principled as well as a very shy person. His remarkable intellect was manifest right from youth. He attended his primary education at Mowoe Primary School, Warri, from where he was admitted into DSC Technical High School (THS), Ovwian-Aladja in Delta State of Nigeria. He was thereafter admitted into the University of Port-Harcourt to read Engineering.
In the course of his study, divine providence took him to the United Kingdom from where he got admitted into the South Bank University to read Information Technology.
As the founder and principal consultant of OCAA Solutions, LLC, Mr. Ofuoma Mudiaga Odje began his career in 2000, after topping his class in the prestigious London South Bank University, England. He graduated with First Class Honours in Information Technology. Facing a choice between a scholarship to study for his PhD or accept a job offer on a sponsored work visa to USA, Ofuoma decided to pursue his American Dream.
His first position was with Cablevision Systems Corporate in Jericho, New York, working as a programmer and analyst on a sponsored work visa. Later, Ofuoma joined Seacor Holdings, Inc., in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, as a senior developer, administrator and solutions expert. In this position, he developed and maintained Oracle and java-based applications and multiple web portals. In 2008, Ofuoma contracted with the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, to oversee the school’s UNIX and Oracle application server administration.
He founded his enterprise, OCAA Solutions in 2010. The startup earned certification as a Tier 2 (the top tier) emerging small business from the Nevada Governor’s Office.
On May 10th, 2013, Ofuoma became an American in a Naturalization Ceremony in Federal Court, Las Vegas. At the ceremony, He was chosen by the Department of Homeland Security Officials to give a speech before his new American Colleagues and Presiding Federal Judge of the Naturalization Ceremony.
Ofuoma was also honoured by his State Senator, Dean Heller with a flag flown over the US Capital, marking the occasion of him becoming a US Citizen.
Ofuoma was a freelance technology consultant, consulting and partnering with other entities and businesses in his field of expertise when not taking on direct customer projects through OCAA. His most recent roles as an IT Architect also include Frontier, offering gigabit speeds to empower and connect millions of consumers and businesses, and Ascension, one of the largest private healthcare systems in the United States.
Outside of his professional life, Ofuoma Odje enjoyed numerous activities, including racecar driving, aeronautics, running, and cooking.
May his soul rest in perfect peace, Amen.