Record Holders

1. First Female Justice of the Court of Appeal from Benue State (2018): Justice Patricia Ajuma Mahmoud
2. First Female Acting Chief Judge from Idoma Land (2015): Justice Patricia Ajuma Mahmoud
3. First Idoma person to become a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) (2013): Godwin Odumu Obla, SAN, FCIArb
4. Second Idoma to win African Cup of Nations (2013): Ogenyi Eddy Onazi
5. First Idoma to win Nigerian Academy of Science award (2006): Professor Michael Umale Adikwu
6. First winner of MTV Europe Best African Act Award (2005): Innocent Ujah Idibia (2Face)
7. First Professor of Theatre Arts to become a Vice-Chancellor in Nigeria (2002): Professor Shamsudeen Amali (OFR)
8. First Idoma man to win the English FA Cup (1995): Daniel Amokachi
9. First Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Otukpo (1995): Late Monsignor Fidelis Oga Orgah
10. First Idoma to win African Cup of Nations (1994): Daniel Amokachi
11. First Idoma to play in FIFA World Cup (1994): Daniel Amokachi
12. Scorer of First Ever Goal in UEFA Champions League (1992): Daniel Amokachi
13. Second Professor of Medicine from Idoma land (1992): Professor John Alechenu Idoko
14. First Female High Court Judge from Idoma Land (1991): Justice Patricia Ajuma Mahmoud
15. First Idoma person to head a Department of Medicine in a Nigerian University (1990): Professor John Alechenu Idoko
16. First person from Otukpo to win the Federation Cup (Challenge Cup) (1985): Wahab Adesina
17. First person from Idoma Land to become a Vice-Chancellor of a Nigerian University (1985): Professor Ochapa Chico Onazi
18. First person from Otukpo to feature in a FIFA World Cup (1983): Wahab Adesina
19. First Female Lawyer from Idoma Land (1980): Justice Patricia Ajuma Mahmoud
20. First Nigerian to obtain a PhD in Modern Drama (1976): Professor Shamsudeen Amali (OFR)