Biography of Pastor Mildred Kingsley-Okonkwo
Pastor Mildred Isioma Kingsley- Okonkwo (Nee Chijide) was born on 26th September to the family of Mr. Michael and Mrs. Patricia Chijide as the fifth of six children.
Pastor Mildred co-pastors David Christian Centre (DCC) with her husband, Pastor Kingsley Okonkwo. Mama as she is fondly known by many of the congregants has a soft spot for young women and finds expression through numerous programmes for women.
According to her, her mother was a teacher and her father was a banker in Lagos. Their children thus have very involved and active grandparents.
Pastor Mildred Kingsley-Okonkwo also revealed that her parents were very particular about getting the best quality of education as her nursery and primary education was at Corona School Apapa.
She then proceeded to Command Secondary School Ipaja Lagos for her secondary education and later attended the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife and University of Lagos (Unilag) for a first degree in English Arts. She also took a second degree in International Law and Diplomacy (MILD at the Obafemi Awolowo University.
After that, she worked in the media (television production) and also worked a bit in customer service until she eventually settled into full time ministry with Pastor Kingsley Okonkwo.