Eze was born on August 1, 1953, at Ihakpu-Awka in the district of Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria. After completing his primary and secondary school education, he entered the Bigard Memorial Major Seminary, Enugu in 1974. He obtained bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and in Theology in 1977 and 1981 respectively. He was ordained a priest for the Catholic Diocese of Nsukka, Southeastern Nigeria, on July 18, 1981. As a priest, he served as Assistant Administrator at Holy Ghost Cathedral, Enugu, Nigeria – 1982-1983. From 1983 to 1986 Fr. Eze worked as a formator (teacher) at St. John Cross Minor Seminary, Nsukka. Between 1986 and 1990, he was made the Pastor of St Michael’s Parish Edem, and Part-time lecturer at the Theological Institute, Mount Calvary Cistercian Monastery, Awhum, Enugu, Nigeria. From 1996 to 2010 he was the Director of the Nsukka Diocesan Commission on Inculturation/Mission & Dialogue. His work as Parish Priest continued until he moved up to Poland in 2015 where he started a Master program in Philosophy at The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin. In 2017 he obtained a Master’s degree in Philosophy, KUL with the work on “Ethical Significance of Human Work According to John Paul II” written under the supervision of Rev. Fr. Prof. Alfred Wierzbicki. In 2017, Fr. Eze started a Doctoral Program in Systematic Theology at KUL, obtaining a Licentiate Diploma in Theology from The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin in 2019. In 2019, he received a minigrant from RID KUL for his research project called “The Leadership Role of the Priest in the Prevailing Socio-Cultural and Political Situation in Nigeria”.