Here she pioneered and vigorously promoted the use of the museum by children of primary and secondary schools for which she was magnanimously supported by the Ford Foundation and the British Council through foreign travel to museums in the United Kingdom and other African Counties including Niger and Uganda. This initiative ultimately culminated in the establishment of Directorate of Education within the Commission for Museum and Monuments a few years later.
Late sixties and early seventies, she served as a free-lance Journalist of mixed media; writing (for weekly children’s page of Daily Times, and a column in the Sunday Times) and scripting for radio and television (Voice of Nigeria and Nigerian Television Authority) on cultural, women and children issues.
She promoted artists from) her home within the early 1970s, and went on to establish Gong Gallery (the second private art gallery in Nigeria), where she exhibited works by notable artists like late Chuks Anyawu, David Dale, Kolade Oshinowo, Obiora Udechukwu, Dele Jegede and The Lijadu Twins etc.
She has spent the major part of her life in service to her community, her constituency, i.e. women and her nation. She has also served in non-governmental and civil society based organisations. As a member of the National Council for Women Societies, she rose through the ranks as Assistant National Secretary in 1978 to become the National President from 1988 to 1993. Her passion for women and children has seen her on the boards of various women and children initiatives including SOS Children’s Village and Better Life for Women Programme. She is a trustee of the Women and Children of Hope (an HIV AIDS support NGO)Women in Peace Initiative, West African Women Association, Nigeria Chapter, Centre for Africa Settlement Studies and Development, Ibadan, life member of International Council of Women, Member Prison Fellowship International; She is also a Foundation member, Lambo Foundation, Board Member of Business Education Examination Council, Essential Child Care Foundation, Police Officers Widows Trust (1991-93), Edo State Economic Council (1991-92), and Life Patron Child Foundation.
From being a foundation member of the Assessor Committee for the Nigerian National Merit Award Board of Trustees in 1979, she has served as Director on several Boards including, Nigerian Mining Corporation (1985), Nigerian Cargo Company Limited (1987-91), National Universities Commission (1989-1993), Warri Refinery (1989-1993). She was a distinguished visiting lecturer at Nigerian Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies on Women and Civil Society activities (1991, 1992). In 1993, she served as Minister of State, Ministry of State and Local Government Affairs and a member of the Transitional Council.
In 1998 she attended Word of Faith Bible Institute full time programme, Kaduna and was an ordained minister of the gospel that year. She has an independent ministry - Believers Life in Christ Ministry – with a correspondence bible school and a vibrant outreach to almost all Nigerian prisons. She also oversees Dreamland Foundation, which empowers ex- inmates through agro skill acquisition on a mixed farm in Nigeria.
She successfully attracted SMEDAN, The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency in Nigeria, a parastatal in the Presidency to introduce entrepreneurial sensitisation and training in Nigerian prisons in Lagos and Kaduna. SMEDAN is the technical partner to the Prison Fellowship (International) Nigeria in the Onesimus Project, an elaborate training programme on diverse skills preparing prison inmates for a positive life after prison.
She has authored a few books, namely:
- The Seven Maidens and other stories
- The Holy Communion for Divine Healing and Health
- I shall not die but live – A Scriptural healing manual.
In 1992, she received the Nigerian Institute for Public Relations (NIPR) Award for Excellence for outstanding community relations. In 1993 she received the Queen Amina Foundation Award for utmost dedication to the cause of humanity and great contributions to the betterment of Nigerian womanhood. Also in 1993, she was invested Very Important Citizen of Edo State by the first executive governor, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun.
She has travelled far and near in Africa, Asia, Europe and the United States of America for conferences on Women and children.
She is married to Mr. Frank Aig - Imoukhuede OON retired Federal Director -General of Culture, Poet and Author. They are blessed with the following children:
- Arc (Mrs.) Erepitan Efe. Ola-Adisa
- Mr. Aigboje Aig -Imoukhuede CON
- Mrs. Kemi Balogun
- Mr. Aigbovbioise. Aig - Imoukhuede