After his secondary education, Okafor went to the United States of America where he studied Pharmacy.
He earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida, USA in 1992 and immediately after sat for and passed the Florida Pharmacist Licensure Exam.
In the U.S., post graduation, Okafor worked as a pharmacist at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida –one of the most popular and busiest hospitals in the State of Florida.
He rose to the position of a Supervisor within just two years. He later, also worked as Senior Pharmacy Manager for Walgreens Pharmacy, and Costco Department Store respectively, all in Miami.
He left the job to establish an independent pharmacy business in South Florida called “We Care Pharmacy and Home Health, Incorporated,” which he sold to the CVS Pharmacy Group before relocating to Nigeria in 2010.