Chief John Nnia NWODO, 1952 (age 67 years)

Chief John Nnia NWODO
Name
Chief John Nnia /NWODO/
Given names
Chief John Nnia
Surname
NWODO
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Birth December 11, 1952
MarriageRegina NwodoView this family
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Occupation
Lawyer, Economist, Politician

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Family with Regina Nwodo
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Chief John Nnia NWODO
1952
Birth: December 11, 1952Ogbede, Igbo Etiti L.G.A, Enugu, Nigeria
Occupation: Lawyer, Economist, Politician
wife
2013
Occupation: JusticeEnugu State, Nigeria
Death: 2013
Marriage
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Biography of Chief John Nnia Nwodo

Chief John Nnia Nwodo is a Nigerian lawyer, economist, and minister. He serves as 9th President-General of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo.

 

Early life and education

Nwodo, the third-born male child of his family, was born in 1952 in Enugu State, Nigeria.[3] He completed his primary and secondary school education in Enugu State. In 1971, he gained admission to the University of Ibadan.[4]

He attended the London School of Economics and returned to Nigeria in 1988.[5]

Career

During the second republic, under the government and administration of Shehu Shagari, Nwodo served as Minister of Civil Aviation.[6] Under the government of Abdulsalami Abubakar, Nwodo served as Minister of Information and Culture.[7]

In 2017, Nwodo won an election that decided the 9th President-General of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, a socio-cultural organization that represents every Igbo speaking community, and protects the rights and interests of the Igbo people around the world[8]. He won with a total of 242 votes whilst his opponent, an ex-Vice Chancellor of the former Anambra State University of Technology, Prof. Chiweyete Ejike, had 13 votes.

Personal life

Nwodo was married to Regina Nwodo, who was a Justice in the Court of Appeals of Enugu State until her death in 2013.[11][12]

References

  1. ^ "Ohanaeze Ndigbo Under Nwodo And Burden Of Igbo Agitation |"www.leadership.ng. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Latest news about John Nnia Nwodo from Nigeria & world | TODAY.ng"www.today.ng. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  3. ^ "The AUTHORITY ICON: JOHN NNIA NWODO JNR"authorityngr.com. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  4. ^ "UIAA Enugu State Branch"www.uiaaenugu.net. Retrieved 26 May2020.
  5. ^ Ibiam, Okwukwe. "We Welcome John Nnia Nwodo To Ohanaeze – APGA Think-Tank"E-max. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  6. ^ Editor, Online (22 January 2017). "Ohanaeze Election: Nwodo and Igbo Unity"THISDAYLIVE. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  7. ^ "Former Minister of Information, Nwodo, now President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo | | NewsBreakers"NewsBreakers. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  8. ^ "CISA - Council of Igbo States in Americas - CISA is a USA-based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting Igbo culture worldwide"CISA - Council of Igbo States in Americas. Retrieved 30 May 2020.
  9. ^ "Nwodo wins Ohanaeze Presidency, Okwukwu Secretary General – Vanguard News"Vanguard News. 10 January 2017. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  10. ^ "Nwodo emerges President-General of Ohanaeze, says I'll die for Ndigbo – Vanguard News"Vanguard News. 11 January 2017. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  11. ^ "Eulogies, as Justice Nwodo is laid to rest | TheCitizen – Nigeria's Leading Online Newspaper"thecitizenng.com. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  12. ^ "From silver spoon to silver spoon... a tribute to Justice Nwodo – Vanguard News"Vanguard News. 26 September 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2017.