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Life and Times of Bishop Elenwo, Samuel Onyuku. Part 3



His family life.

Sam was actively involved in the work of the ministry, but that didn’t in anyway stop him from having time for his family and raising godly Children.

See also Life and Times of Bishop Elenwo, Samuel Onyuku. Part 1

Sam got married to Chineye Elenwo (nee Awuse).
Also from Okporowo – Ogbakiri in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State.
Chinyere Elenwo served in the Rivers State Teaching service Commission as a teacher before gaining admission into the Rivers State College of Education, Rumuolumeni as an NCE student.
She holds both bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Education respectively from the University of Hull, England which she completed in record time.

Rev. Samuel Elenwo (Jnr) and Mummy Chinyere Elenwo.

Sam’s wife contributed immensely to sustain Sam in his assignment. Infact, she was at home with the husbands vocation.

See also Life and Times of Bishop Elenwo, Samuel Onyuku. Part 2

Sam and his wife were blessed with the following children;

Prof. Elizabeth Elenwo

Prof. Elizabeth Elenwo. is the Dean of the Graduate School of Behavior Sciences and a professor in the behavioral science program at Southern California Seminary (SCS).

Prof. Elizabeth Elenwo.

She also currently works at San Diego Christian College (SDCC) as assistant professor and at Pastoral Care facilitating domestic violence groups in SD. Prior to working at SCS Elizabeth was the deputy director of the Phoenix House in San Diego. Elizabeth was born in Nigeria, and has lived in Scotland and England, where she did her early Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies.

Josephine ElenwoDirector, Rivers State Hospital Management Board.

Mrs. Ann NzekweReading Instructional Specialist/ Doctoral student.

Mrs. Ann Nzekwe.

She is a Reading instructional Specialist/Doctorial Student.

Mrs. Joy Elenwo – Ofordu – Electronic Medical Record Consultant / Doctoral Student.

Mrs Joy Elenwo Ofordu.

Victoria Elenwo – Graduate of Communication/Law Degree.

Victoria Elenwo.

Rev. Samuel Elenwo (Jnr) (RIP) – Graduate of Banking and Finance and Reverend.

Henry Elenwo (RIP) – School of International Business studies.

Gloria Etang – Chief Nursing officer, Rivers State Hospital Management Board.


1. Joy Elenwo Ofordu (2018) Omoluabi a man of good Character: Gospel Warehouse, Port Harcourt.

2 Southern California Seminary.

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