EZEIFE, Dr. Chukwuemeka Pius



Chukwuemeka Pius

Date of Birth: Monday (Nkwo) 20th November, 1939 State of Origin: Anambra Local Government Area: Aguata Village/Town: Igboukwu Contact Telephone: 234-8033110763 Chief Dr.Chukwuemeka Pius Ezeife is an embodiment of knowledge,integrityand humility and erudite scholar, a renowned Economistof International repute with sound accomplishment in his chosen endeavour. Avery decent Politician who had always stood on the side of truth and forthrightness in all undertakings especially in publicdealings which is proneto probityand due process. Hehas beena diehard advocateol"due diligence, due process and accountability in thepublic service, and had never shifted grounds in his principled disposition ol'one whoupholds transparency andclean record in service.As a former Executive Governor and tested hand in governance, he had carried his crusade against bad leadership directly to the doorstep of these self-serving politicians and leaders of today. Education • Began early education, at Salvation Army School. Igboukwu. 1947-1949 Completed at Holy Trinity School. Igboukwu. 1950-1952 • Proceeded to Salvation Army Teacher's College. Akai. Eket • University College Ibadan. 1964-1969 • Harvard University USA. 1969-1972. Work Experience • He started out as Planning Oliicer. Federal Ministry ol"Economic Development. 1965-1966. • Left for Uganda as Lecturer Makerere University Uganda. 1967-1969 Returned to Nigeria, became Assistant Director of Planning. Federal Ministry of National Planning. 1972-1978 • Rose to the rank of the Director. National Transport Co-ordinating Commission. 1978-1982 • Chairman. Productivity. Price and Incomes Board. 1982-1983 • A Former Permanent Secretary. Ministry ol" Employment. Labour and Productivity. • PermanentSecretary/Chairman Nigerian Enterprises Promotion Board • Managing Director. Basic Commerce and Finance Ltd 1986 Services to the State and Nation • He was the Special Adviser Political, to the President 2001-2003 Ile wasthe Presidential Aspirant in both Alliance for Democracy (AD) in 1999. and that of United Nigerian Peoples Party (UNPP) in 2003 Presidential Election • Elected Executive Governor Anambra State 1992-1993. • In a short while as Governor, delivered the dividend of democracy to the people • Provided social infrastructures in cities and in the Counlry Side. Mandated Local Government Area Chairmen in the State to initiate programmes for rural development Operated open-door policy of governance and brought government nearer to thepeople Impacted positively on the lives of the Civil Servants in the State, in fact, the entire work force by prompt payment of salaries and allowances. Atthe National level hewasalsooutstanding in Service; hewasMember. Nigeria's Delegation to International Maritime Organization. Made positive contributions As President. Chess Federation ofNigeria. thebody experienced positive changes and achieved results. Represented Nigeria at International events and tournaments 1le was an active participant at the 2005 National constitutional Reform Conference Abuja 2005. Awards and Prizes Adevelopment Oriented and Communily development proponent brought many developmental projects tohis Community. In recognition ofthis, was conferred with Chieftaincy titles ol""Nze Ezengcm". and "Okwadike" ol* Igbo Ukwu His Hobbies are Chess. Reading and Writing. Chief Dr Chukwuemeka P. Ezeiele. a notable social Crusader is a dedicated Christian, happily married to Christiana Ezeiefe and blessed with children.
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