Our organization celebrates Our Dignitaries
Arthur Eze is an Igbo business man and reputed to be one of the wealthiest men in Africa. He is the founder and Chairman of Atlas Oranto Petroleum, which has assets in Nigeria, Liberia, Guinea, and the Gambia. In 2010 Eze made $200M selling oil blocks in Liberia. He founded the company in 1991.
In 1970, Eze attended secondary school in Nkwere, Nigeria. He studied chemical and mechanical engineering at California State University, Long Beach from 1974 to 1978.
In November 2015, Prince Arthur Eze, bought himself a brand new Falcon airplane and it was delivered to him at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu State
Peter Obi was born on 19 July 1961 at Onitsha. He attended Christ the King College, Onitsha, where he completed his secondary school education. He was admitted to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, in 1980, graduating with a B.A (Hons) in philosophy in 1984. He is the chairman of Nigeria Security and Exchange Commission.
Obi was chairman of Next International Nigeria Ltd, then chairman and director of Guardian Express Mortgage Bank Ltd, Guardian Express Bank Plc, Future View Securities Ltd, Paymaster Nigeria Ltd, Chams Nigeria Ltd, Data Corp Ltd and Card Centre Ltd. He was the youngest chairman of Fidelity Bank PLC. He was recently appointed the chairman of the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) by former President Goodluck Jonathan after the 2015 general election.
Andy Uba was born on 14 December 1958 in Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria. His parents originated from Uga, in the Aguata LGA of Anambra State. He attended the Boys High School Awkunanaw, Enugu State. According to some sources, he was admitted to Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, graduating in 1984 with a degree in Geology. He worked for the Golden State Mutual Insurance of California (1985–1992). He studied at California State University and then Buxton University, gaining a PhD in Biosciences in 1996.
Andy Uba, is a Nigerian politician who was elected Senator for the Anambra South Senatorial District of Anambra State, Nigeria, in April 2011. He ran on the People’s Democratic Party platform.
Chief Willie Obiano (born August 8, 1955) is a Nigerian banker, technocrat, politician and the fourth Democratic Governor of Anambra State.
He left the Banking System to join the Nigerian politics and in 2013 contested the November 16, 17 and 30 Anambra State gubernatorial elections on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA. He won the election and was sworn in on March 17, 2014 to succeed Peter Obi.
Hope Uzodinma is a Nigerian politician who was elected Senator for the Imo West constituency of Imo State, Nigeria, in the April 2011 federal elections. He ran on the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) platform. His election was challenged on the grounds that he was not the valid PDP candidate, but on 5 May 2011 the supreme court declared that his election was valid.
He is currently the Governor of Imo State. On 14 January 2020, the Supreme Court in Nigeria declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress winner of the 2019 governorship poll in Imo State nullifying the election of incumbent Emeka Ihedioha.
Tony Ifeanyichukwu Ezenna (born 21 April 1957) is a Nigerian businessman and philanthropist. He was the founder of Orange Drugs Nigeria Limited, a company that specializes in the distribution of pharmaceutical and beauty products from Indonesia, Germany, Italy, and the United States to Nigeria. He is estimated to be worth over $430 million dollars.
ORJI UZOR KALU
Orji Uzor Kalu (born April 21, 1960) is the chairman of SLOK Holding and the Daily Sun and New Telegraph newspapers in Nigeria, who served as the governor of Abia State, Nigeria from May 29, 1999, to May 29, 2007. Prior to his election, he served as the chairman of the Borno Water Board and the chairman of the Cooperative and Commerce Bank Limited. Kalu was also a member of the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA) and the chairman of the PPA Board of Trustees. He was the party’s candidate for president in the April 2007 general election.
Kalu is involved with the Njiko Igbo Movement, whose purpose is to help secure the presidential seat for a Nigerian citizen of Igbo extraction; an Igbo has only held the presidency for six months since Nigeria’s independence.
The movement has branches and support groups throughout the diaspora. Kalu launched the organization together with former Nigerian Senator Emmanuel Onwe, a human rights advocate and lawyer earlier based in the United Kingdom.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (born 13 June 1954) is a Nigerian-born economist and international development expert. She sits on the Boards of Standard Chartered Bank, Twitter, Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI), and the African Risk Capacity (ARC).
Previously, Okonjo-Iweala spent a 25-year career at the World Bank as a development economist, scaling the ranks to the Number 2 position of Managing Director, Operations (2007-2011). She also served two terms as Finance Minister of Nigeria (2003-2006, 2011-2015) under the leadership of President Olusegun Obasanjo and President Goodluck Jonathan respectively.