The gallant soldier from Amike, Orlu Local Government Area of Imo State, was born on the 28th January 1988.
According to reports, he died due to lack of proper medical care. He suffered gun shots from the jilli attack at the Borno border.
Onuoha and his wife got married a year ago. A Facebook page that supports the Nigerian military wrote:
“He called his wife on Monday that he might not make it but by the time she got to Maiduguri, he had died. We have direct contact with the family of late Obinna Onuoha and others who have lost loved ones and some of our soldiers in the field. Their stories heartbreaking. He his soul rest in Peace. But all hope is still very strong that our soldiers shall prevail. God bless Nigerian Military”