Member’s Corner takes a closer look at D.I.S.S Alumni’s 200 members. This week features Ogochukwu Igboerika from Class of 2009.
How would you describe yourself?
I’m Ogochukwu Igboerika; a super social, introverted extrovert who needs her alone time to ‘recharge’. I am a go-getter and quite meticulous. A culture lover who believes so much in the saying, ‘laughter is the best medicine’.
What’s your job as a banker?
I’m an operation’s staff – cash and teller unit. As a cash and teller staff, I handle cash and cheque transactions.
What makes you different from the average banker?
The ability to listen attentively to customer’s complaints and provide solutions to their problems with a touch of empathy (exceptional customer service and effective communication).
What motivates you to work hard every day?
I’ve always wanted a platform to render services to people in the best way possible and the thought of giving essential services to people motivates me a lot.
What do you remember the most about your time as a student at Dority International Secondary School?
Oh! The nostalgic feeling. The days of cultural activities – the dance, drama and songs. Those were the days I always looked forward to.
Where do you think you will be in the next five years?
With some required professional exams on human resources completed, I should be a great human resource manager
What did you study after graduating from D.I.S.S?
I studied Foreign Languages and Literary Studies at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka ( French and German ).
Which of your achievements are you most proud of?
The self-development has been an amazing journey with some attained professional certificates.
Which issues or topics are you passionate about?
The knowledge about people’s way of life (culture) is an overwhelming one. The general welfare of people and finance are exciting topics too.
If you had the chance to mentor a D.I.S.S student, what advice would you give him/her?
In the world today, peer pressure is one of the strongest ways of ‘tagging along’. Do not do something because your friend wants to do the same. Be you, be original and do not limit yourself
to particular career choices. The world is a large place and every career is important. Just find yourself and the world will locate you.