NWODO, (Chief) John Ugwu

politician, businessman, traditional ruler, Igwe Okwuluora II of Ukehe; Born: 1918 at Ukehe, Igbo-Etiti Local Government area, Anambra State; Education: attended primary schools at Ukehe, Makurdi and Enugu from 1924 to 1932; Government College, Umuahia, 1934-38 where he obtained the Cambridge School Certificate; later took a course in local government & economic development at the then University College, Ibadan and read law and economics at Cambridge University; joined the civil service in 1942 as a health offi cer after obtaining a Diploma in Public Health; left in 1954 when elected member of the then Eastern House of Assembly on the platform of the banned National Conven tion of Nigerian Citizens, NCNC; appointed parliamentary secretary, 1954-57; minister of works, 195758; minister of commerce and in dustries, 1958-61; minister of local government, 1961-66; was president Igbo-Etiti County Council, 1958-66 and currently president-general, Nsu kka Federal Union; author of "Retrospect on Institution of Tra ditional Government" (1974); Married, has four sons and four daughters; Address (Home): Ukehe House, Ukehe, Nsukka; (Office). 35, Zik Avenue, Uwani, Enugu, Anambra State; Telephone; 3432; Hobby: pig keeping, poultry farming and tennis.
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