Dame Josephine O. Chukuigwe Nee (Enyindah) hails from Isiokpo in Ikwerre Local Government Area. She joined the Civil Service on the 24th of September 1984 as an Education Officer on Grade Level 08 and later converted to the Administrative Cadre where she rose up to the rank of a Director in 2010.

She has served in various Ministries as Director of Administration. Some of the MDAs include Ministry of Education, Ministry of Youths, Ministry of Local Government, Ministry of Finance, Scholarship Board and Office of the Head of Service.

On the 31st of July 2015, she was appointed Permanent Secretary in the Civil Service by the Executive Governor, Chief Barr. Nyesom N. Wike and posted to Rivers State Universal Basic Education Board as the Head.
She is currently appointed Board Secretary RSUBEB by the Executive Governor Chief Barr. Nyesom N. Wike.

Dame. J. O. Chukuigwe holds a First Degree in Education from University of Jos in 1984 and a Master Degree in Educational Management from the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt in 2009.
She is a knight of the Anglican Communion. She is blessed with four (4) boys and one (1) girl, out of which 3 are graduates.