NGIGE, Dr. Chris Nwabueze

His Excellency Dr Chris Nwabueze Ngige was born on August 8"' 1952 into the family ol" Chief Pius O.Ngige (Akunnia) and late Mrs Pricilla N. Ngige (nee Okafor) in Alor town. State of Origin: Anambra Local Government Area: Idemili South; Village/Town: Alor. He is known for his persistent crusade for social justice and integrity in both private and public office. He believes that division based on issues is to be preferred to unity based on hopelessness. This accounts for his doggedness in standing firm by his people in periods of travails and tribulations as accentuated by the past inept leadership in the state. According to him, One cannot stand akimbo while the beautiful edifices which are already in sight are again destroyed by disgruntled elements of devil's creation Education • University of Nigeria Nsukka BM BCT 1979; Diploma in Hospital Management in Peshawar Pakistan 1990 Job Experience • Medical Officer, National Assembly Clinic 1980 1982 I Physician to the Senate President 1983 • Physician of State House/Federal Government Special Guest House. 1985 1990 Consultant in-charge of Federal Government State Clinic,The Presidency, Abuja 1992-1993 • Consultant and Assistant Director in-charge of all Federal Medical Centres in Nigeria. Federal Ministry of Health Headquarters. Abuja 1994 7 Deputy Director of Hospital Services,Federal Medical Centres/Teaching Hospitals Federal Ministry ol" Health.Abuja 1997-1998 Member, Ministerial TaskForceon Completionof University ofNigeria Teaching Hospital ( (UNTH) ItukuOzalla. Enugu 1996 1998 • Executive Governor of Anambra State May 29, 2003-March 17, 2006; Senator, Anambra Central, May 2011-June 2015. Awards and Honours According to Martin Luther King. "Good works do not make a man good but good man does good work" In recognition of the above citation, Dr Chris Ngige is the proud recipient of the following : • Recipient of Nigeria's National Honours, "Officer of the Order of the Niger(OON) Member of the Nigeria G 15- Economic Cooperation Council 1990 ( Special Federal Government Delegation to under study Indonesia and Malaysia Economic experience in Agriculture, Health and Technology) • Member, Vision 2010 sub-committee on health • Ad Hoc Lecturer on Budget /Contract Procedures to Administrative Staff College of Nigeria, (ASCON) Topo, Badagry, Chief Medical Directors Course. 1996 • Foundation Sole Administrator, Aka Ikenga Lagos. 1988 1990 • President. Aka-Ikenga 1992 1998 • Chairman Alor Development Union Lagos Branch 1990 1999 President General , Alor People's Convention 1996 1999 • Special Adviser and Member, Igwe Alor In-Council 1990 till date • Co-Convener, Nkpoko Igbo pie-Constitutional Conference seminar in Enugu 1995 • Member, Ohaneze Council of Elders and member Strategic Committee 1992-1997 Holder of Chieftaincy Titles of Onwanetiliora of Alor, Idemili South LGA. • OKAAOMEE OF OKPANAM- Delta Stale • OKAAOMEE of ITUKU , Enugu State • Foundation member PDP, National Level • Recipient of Rotary of Trans-Ekulu Enugu Meritorious Community Service Award 1999 • Elected Assistant National Secretary/Zonal Secretary of PDP South East 1999 2002 Member National Executive Committee ( NEC) ofthe PDP 2002 - date Nigeria Medical Association, Anambra State 2003 Leadership Excellence Award Recipient of the Prestigious Kwameh Nkrumah African Leadership Award 2004 • The Best Graduating Student. College of Medicine U.N.N. 1979 Nominated as the Best Governor of the Year by This Day Newspaper Excellence Award 2005 Landmark Achievement Left behind in the Anambra-State cofi'ers a whopping sum of N13 Billion, an achievement no Governor had attained in the history of governance in Nigeria. Dr Ngige is happily married to Dr Mrs Evelyn N. Ngige. a consultant paediatrician and they are blessed with three children.
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