Dr. Edwin O. Okoro holds a B.A. Hons. Second Class (Upper Division) Philosophy/Political Science and Master of Industrial Labour Relations (MILR) from the University of Ibadan as well as a PhD in Management from Igbinedion University, Okada.
He is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM) and Association of Nigeria University Professional Administrators (MANUPA).
Dr. Okoro joined the University system in February 1984 as an Assistant Registrar in the former Federal University of Technology, Abeokuta now Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. He rose through the ranks to the position of Deputy Registrar in the year 2000 and acted for the Registrar, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (in the absence of the latter) as the most senior Deputy Registrar between 2003 and 2007.
In May 2009, Dr. Okoro joined the services of Igbinedion University, Okada as the third substantive Registrar to-date.
He is happily married to Dr. (Mrs.) Ngozi P. Okoro and the union is blessed with two children.