Patrick Okunima hails from Delta State, Nigeria, but presently resides in Ontario, Canada.

He studied Accounting at the University of Benin for his bachelor's degree. Thereafter, he proceeded to Delta State University, Abraka, where he earned an M.Sc. in Business Management.

Patrick is a retired military veteran. Prior to establishing VA Patrick, he served in the Nigerian Navy as a Weapon Engineer, and retired voluntarily after 11 years of active service.

In 2015, Patrick was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal by the Nigerian Navy, in recognition of his outstanding military service.

Patrick is married to Vivian Okunima, and their union is blessed with two beautiful daughters, Anabel and Isabel.