Record Holders

1. First female Justice of the Federal Court of Appeal from Idoma Land (2018): Justice Patricia Ajuma Mahmoud
2. First female 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 Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Otukpo (1995): Late Monsignor Fidelis Oga Orgah
9. First Idoma to win African Cup of Nations (1994): Daniel Amokachi
10. First Idoma to play in FIFA World Cup (1994): Daniel Amokachi
11. Scorer of First Ever Goal in UEFA Champions League (1992): Daniel Amokachi
12. Second Professor of Medicine from Idoma land (1992): Professor John Alechenu Idoko
13. First Idoma person to head a Department of Medicine in a Nigerian University (1990): Professor John Alechenu Idoko
14. First person from Otukpo to win the Federation Cup (Challenge Cup) (1985): Wahab Adesina
15. First person from Idoma Land to become a Vice-Chancellor of a Nigerian University (1985): Professor Ochapa Chico Onazi
16. First person from Otukpo to feature in a FIFA World Cup (1983): Wahab Adesina
17. First female lawyer from Idoma Land (1980): Justice Patricia Ajuma Mahmoud
18. First Nigerian to obtain a PhD in Modern Drama (1976): Professor Shamsudeen Amali (OFR)
19. First Chief of the Air Staff (1969): Brigadier Emmanuel E Ikwue
20. First Idoma graduate of the prestigious Imperial College London (1967): Professor Ochapa Chico Onazi
21. First Medical Doctor from Idoma Land (1963): Dr Edwin Idoko Obe (Late)
22. First qualified Midwife from Idoma Land (1953): Lady Enikpa Attah (Late)
23. First Graduate from Present Day Benue State (1951): HRH, Agabaidu Edwin Ogbu - Och'Idoma III
24. First Idoma girl to complete secondary education (1951): Lady Enikpa Attah (Late)
25. First Och'Idoma (1947): HRH, Agabaidu Ogiri Oko - Och' Idoma I