Grand Lodge of Nigeria

The Grand Master

GMFull Name: Onueze Chukwujinka JOE Okocha

Date of Birth: 29th June 1953

Place of Origin: Rukpakwolusi town, Rumokoro, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area, Rivers State, Nigeria

Profession: Legal Practitioner and Notary Public

Office Address: Manuchim Chambers Building (3rd floor), 171d Aba Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria


Lodge Sublime No 31 GLN (No 1731SC)

Initiated: 2nd July 1982

Installed RWM: 4th February 1991

Lodge Ikwerreland No 39 GLN (No 1762SC)

Founder Member/Charter Secretary: 11th March 1987

Installed RWM: 1st April 1995

Okrika Lodge

Affiliated member: 28th February 1987

Royal Arch Chapter No 3881EC

Joining Member: 4th March 1987

Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite for Scotland

St Lawrence Sovereign Chapter No 189, Port Harcourt

Admitted to 18th 15 September 1990

Most Wise Sovereign: 2002/2003, 2003/2004

St Lawrence Sovereign Council No 70, Port Harcourt

Admitted to 30th – 14th January 1997

Admitted to 31st – 20th March 2010

Admitted to 32nd – 19th March 2016

Admitted to 33rd – 15th April 2017

Grand Commander – 2017/2018

The Royal Order of Scotland, Provincial Grand Lodge of Mid-Western and Eastern Nigeria

Joining Member 2nd March 2006


District Grand Director of Ceremonies, District Grand Lodge of Nigeria (SC)- 1998/1999

Substitute District Grand Master, Rivers/Bayelsa Masonic Area, District Grand Lodge of Nigeria (SC) 2000/2002

Depute District Grand Master, District Grand Lodge of Nigeria (SC)- 2005/2006

Honorary Grand Registrar, Grand Lodge of Ghana – 2008

Honorary Grand Treasurer, Grand Lodge of Scotland – 2010

Provincial Grand Master (Southern), Grand Lodge of Nigeria 2012-2017

Administrator Area 2, Province of Nigeria (Far Eastern), Supreme Council of the Antient and Accepted Rite for Scotland.

Honorary Assistant Grand Master, Grand Lodge of Nigeria – 2018

Masonic labor is purely a labor of love. He who seeks to draw Masonic wages in gold and silver will be disappointed. The wages of a Mason are in the dealings with one another; sympathy begets sympathy, kindness begets kindness, helpfulness begets helpfulness, and these are the wages of a Mason.

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