EKWUEME, Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu (Late)




GCON, BA, B.Arch; M.A, LL.B, LL.M, Ph.D, FNIA, architect, lawyer, politician, administrator; b: October 21, 1932; ht: Oko, Aguata; so: Anambra; m: Beatrice Chigozili Nwajagu, 1959; nc: eight s, three d; ed: Anglican Schools, Oko, Ekwulobia and Aguata, 1938-44; King's College, Lagos, 1945- 50; University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA, 1952-57; University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, 1976-78; University of London, England, 1976-78; University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, 1988-89; Nigerian Law School, Lagos, 1990-91; cr: Accounts Clerk, Nigerian Railways, Yaba, Lagos; Technical Asst./Science/Mathematics Instructor, King's College/Physics Master, Hussey College, Warri, 1950- 52; asst. Architect, Leo A Daly and Associates, Seattle, USA, 1956- 57; asst Architect, Nickson, Borys and Partners, London, 1957;Co ordinator, Construction and Maintenance, Esso (West Africa) Inc. Lagos, 1957-58; Founder, Ekwueme Associates (Architects and Town Planners), 1958-79; v-presd. Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1979-1983; Arrested and detained after a military coup on December 31, 1983- July 3, 1986; ch: Valid Associates Ltd; Oko Community Planning and Development Committee, 1970; mm: Former East Central State Development Authority, 1970-75; 1979; Former East Central State Advisory Committee on the Prerogative of Mercy, 1971-75; ch. Board of Governors, Oko Community Hospital, 1972-75; presd. University of Washington Visiting International Students' Association in North America, 1955-56; asst. sec, Nigerian Institute of Architects, 1958- 62; v-presd. 1963-64; presd. 1965-68; f. Nigerian Institute of Architects, 1970; Federal Polytechnic, Oko, 2003; ch. Practice Com mittee, Architects Registration Council of Nigeria, 1973-75; presd. Practice Committee, Architects Registration Council of Nigeria, 1976- 79; mm. Nigerian Bar Association, 1991; mem. National Constitutional Conference, 1994-95; ch. All-Politicians Summit, 1995;G-34,1998; Chancellor, University of Ado Ekiti,2002; publ: From State House to Kirikiri, Whither Nigeria? Thoughts On Democracy. Politics and the Constitutions; pp: National Executive mem. defunct National Party of Nigeria, 1979-83; ch. Board of Trustees, People's Democratic Party, since 1998; Presidential Aspirant, People's Democratic Party, 1999, 2003; tt: Ide Aguata, 1980; Ide Oko; Ide Okwulora, Orumba', 1995. nh: Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger, 1988, Decoration of the Republic ofGuinea, 1982; hd: Doctor of Letters! Abia State University, 1996; Doctor ofTechnology, Federal University ofTechnology, Owerri, Imo State, 1997. sc: Ikoyi Club, Lagos; Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Lagos; Rotary Club of Oko; Paul Harris fellow. hob: reading, tennis, res: Oko, Orumba North Iga., Anambra State tel: 046-911420, 042-255097, 048-911421.
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Profession Architect , Legal Practitioner , Administrator , Politician
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19th of November, 2017
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