Architect Princess Fifi Ejindu is undoubtedly one of the leading lights of Architecture in Nigeria. She is the great grand-daughter of a king in Calabar, Nigeria (King Ekpo Bassey of Cobham town in Calabar, Nigeria).
Her father, Professor Sylvester Joseph Una was not only a lecturer at the University of Ibadan but also the first Minister of Health in the former Eastern Region of Nigeria.
Princess Fifi attended the Senior Staff Primary School at the university campus and later attended secondary school at Queens College, Yaba, Lagos.
Also, attending Pratt Institutes in the U.S., Ejindu graduated as an architect and started her own company, Starcrest Group of companies, which is involved in real estates and building construction, as well as, oil and gas.
One of the richest women in Nigeria and in Africa, Ejindu is worth over $600 million.
Princess Ejindu is one of the first African women to graduate from the prestigious Pratt Institute School of Architecture, New York, United States, where she bagged a first class degree. She is one of Nigeria’s most celebrated female architects and CEO of Starcrest Group which is involved in building construction, project management, real estate and oil and gas sectors.
Despite the affluence and age, Fifi still personally supervises sites to ensure that things are done according to plans and projections. She is a stickler for excellence and perfection.