Chairman PPSSC

Lady Joy Ulasi was born on 31st December, 1955 and began her primary education in Cross River State, attending the reputable, Holy Trinity Primary School Calabar, where she obtained her First School Leaving Certificate in 1966.

Her secondary school education saw her traverse through four secondary institutions across Anambra and Enugu States (then Old Anambra State). She started her secondary school at Anglican Girls Grammar School, Onitsha in 1967 and completed it at Queens Secondary School, Enugu in 1974 where she ‘bagged’ her West African School Certificate. She thereafter proceeded to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka where she obtained a Barchelor of Science Degree in 1978. She enrolled again at University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1988 for her Post Graduate Diploma in Education, which she obtained in flying colors in 1989.

She undertook a Management Course at Buckingham Academy of Management & Technology in 2005 and also obtained a diploma in Computer Appreciation and Application Software from AfriHub Nigeria in 2011.

She is happily married to Chief Sir, Obi Ulasi (SAN) with five (5) children.

She has a tremendous resume of work experience having virtually gone through all the spheres and strata of the education sector over an active career that spanned over thirty-three (33) years before her appointment as the Chairman of PPSSC, HQ in 2012. Her background in management stems from the following work experiences and roles:


  Corp Member: Mary Mount College, Agbor 1978-1979
  Biology Teacher: Idaw River Girls Sec. School, Enugu 1979-1981
  Biology Teacher: Girls High School Onitsha 1981-1984
  Teacher counsellor: Eastern Academy Onitsha 1984-1985
  WASSCE Registrar: Eastern Academy Onitsha 1981-1983
  Vice Principal Gen. Duties: Eastern Academy Onitsha 1985-1993
  Vice Principal Admin: Army Day Sec. School Onitsha 1994-1999
  Acting Principal: Army Day Sec. School Onitsha April 1999-June 1999
  Principal: Girls Secondary School, Nawfia 1999-2000
  Principal: Urban Girls Secondary School, Fegge 2000-2006
  Principal: Ideke Girls Sec. School, Iyiowa Odekpe 2006-2007
  Principal: Ado Girls Secondary School, Onitsha 2008-2008
  Principal: Unity Comprehensive Girls High Sch, Okpoko 2008- date

  • Secretary ANCOPSS Onitsha Zone                                                                                                  2005-2010
  • President ANCOPSS Anambra State Branch                                                                                 2008-Till Date
  • Treasurer Association of Directors of State Education Commission                                        2010-2012
  • Chairman PPSSC HQ, Awka                                                                                                             2012-Till Date

  • West African Examination Council                                                                                                 2011
  • Member National Examination Council (NECO)                                                                          2011
  • Fellow Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria                                                            2005

  • Excellences towards the growth of NYSC                                                                                     2005
  • Educational Leadership Merit Award                                                                                            2011
  • Proficiency in Leadership                                                                                                                2010