Mr. Ibem has his secondary education at St. Joseph Secondary School Umuaturu Etchie, Rivers State where he obtained the West African Senior School Certificate in 2001. He graduated from the University of Benin with Bachelor of Science degree (B.Sc) in Banking and Finance (2005). His many years of corporate working experience sprang across various sectors of endeavour.
He was an accountant at Macgeonix Enterprise Limited before joining Coastline Microfinance Bank Limited as Risk Management officer, credit and administrative officer respectively with broad knowledge in business management and consultancy. Born on 20th June 1978 at Akanu-Ohafia, Ohafia L.G.A of Abia State and he is married. Mr. Ibem is currently the Managing Director/CEO of Megapraise Microfinance Bank limited. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria and He is microfinance certified.