Johnson Oga Igwe was a member of the Nigerian House of Representatives for Abakaliki during the pre-liberation and liberation period.
He was born on December 20, 1927 to the family of Aliobu Igwe. He attended a C.S.M. School at Abakaliki, and then at Abagana. Hr then went to the Africa College, Onitsha and the Metropolitan College, also in Onitsha. He served as a Native Authority assistant treasurer and treasurer. He was also a clerk of the Native Court.