Obum Mokeme was a registered mental health nurse. She studied mental health nursing in London, United Kingdom and worked in this area of health care for nearly a quarter of a century. She gained experience across the board, working in acute mental health, rehabilitation as well as in the care of the older adult. She rose to the position of a deputy ward manager at a world renowned and highly reputable hospital. She is now retired from this most challenging yet most rewarding field of endeavour. She still lives in London.