ABANGWU, (Igwe) Charles Anieweta

Born Wednesday, July 7, 1920

Eha Alumona Town, Nsukka, Enugu State






Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Christiana Nwuka (1948)
State of Origin: Enugu State, Nigeria
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Male Children 2
Number of Female Children 3
Profession Legal practitioner , Traditional ruler
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Class Tutor, Christ the King College, Onitsha, 1943;
Junior Technical Staff-In-Training, Public Works Department (PWD), Lagos, 1944-47;
Engineering Assistant, PWD, Lagos, 1948-57;
Member. Eastern House of Assembly, Enugu, 1955-62;
Deputy Speaker, Eastern House of Assembly, Enugu, 1957-62; Public Service Commissioner, Eastern Region, Enugu, 1962-66; Chairman, Modern Ceramic Industries, Umuahia, 1966-70; Commissioner for Establishment, defunct East Central State, 1970-71;
Commissioner for Information, 1971-74;
Commissioner for Agriculture, Trade and later Co-operatives, East Central State, Enugu, 1974-75;
The Igwe of Eha Alumona, 1976-78;
Chairman, Governing Council, Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu, 1980-83
Re-appointed The Igwe of Eha Alumona, since 1986;

St Joseph's School, Nsukka, 1931-38, Christ the King College, Onitsha, 1939-42, Public Works Department Technical School, 1944-47, University of Hull, London,1951-54, Council of Legal Education, London, 1952-54; called to Bar at Lincoln's Inn, 1954

Executive member, defunct National Council of Nigerian Citizens (NCNC), 1955-62;
Member and governorship candidate, banned Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN), 1978-80;

Ezeigwe 1 of Eha Alumona

“The New Igbo Society”,
“The Memorial of the Niger”,
“City of Angels”,
“The Last Testament”,
“Politics of the Nigerian Civil War”,
“The Future of Nigeria As I See It”, “My Life”
“Brief History of Eha Alumona”;

Ezeigwe’s Palace, Eha Alumona, PO Box 12, Nsukka, Anambra State

(042) 771808
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