HIGH CHIEF [DR.] MICHAEL OROBOSA UBOGU , fcis, fipm
Born on 16th November 1970, by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ubogu of Ozoro in Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria.
He obtained his First School Leaving Certificate [FSLC] between 1974 to 1980 at Ashaka Primary School, Ashaka, and his WASSC at Ibrede Grammar School, Ibrede, between 1980 to 1985, all in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State.
In the quest to further his education, he proceeded to Obafemi Awolowo University [OAU], where he read Personal Management and Industrial Relations between 2001 to 2005. He has also attended several management courses both in Nigeria and abroad.
Owing to his sterling achievements, the European American University Commonwealth of Dominica conferred him with the prestigious Honourary Doctorate Degree of Science [D.Sc] Honoris Causa in Leadership and Corporate Governance with all its rights and privileges.
The Japanese slogan “Yashinai Waikangai” that is, “Good thinking, Good product” is a fitting catchphrase that described a renowned technocrat and maritime expert par excellence, in the person of Dr. Michael Orobosa Ubogu, the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Micura Services Limited.
Having worked with several private companies where he rose from a factory worker to the Production Manager of Dangote Salt Plc, 1999-2007. He founded Micura Services Limited, the first Stevedoring Company in Nigeria to be ISO 9001-2015 certified in 2019.
His brainchild, Micura Services Limited is known for world-class bulk bagging, loading and offloading, discharging and connecting to vessels, equipment leasing, and outsourcing manpower services.
Given his inventiveness, dynamism, and predilection in the deployment of modern and standard equipment for the rationalization and progressiveness of maritime industry in Nigeria, his insatiable ardor for proficiency and unalloyed enthusiasm for restructuring and modernization in the industry is palpably conspicuous.
Dr. Ubogu, the Ajegunle raised entrepreneur is one of the youngest maritime entrepreneurs whose humanitarian activities over the years have engendered positivism in helping to create employment opportunities for teeming youths in Nigeria.
Due to his visionary, excellent service delivery, and people-oriented leadership style, Micura Services Limited, the company he founded on February 16, 2007, with only 3 staff, has grown to 4000 of both direct and indirect staff. Micura Services Limited is the first Stevedore in Nigeria to receive NIMASA Best Stevedoring Company 2018.