OFFONRY, Chief Henry Kanu

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OFFONRY

Henry

Kanu
OFR; Management consultant; born July 25, 1919, Nkpa, Abia State, married Mary Nwakwa Ulokanjo, 1949, three sons, three daughters. Education: Ovim Central School, 1925-29; Methodist College; Uzuakoli, 1930-36; St. Andrew's, Scotland,d 1949; Shell Staff College, Teddington, England; Administrative Staff College, Henley-on-Thames. UK, ISSEC Business School, Clergy. France, 1952-53; Communication Advertising,Marketing Education Foundation, London, 1975. Career: Appointed Technical Staff, Federal Lands and Survey Department, 1936-51; Editor, West African Pilot; Director, Zik's Press, 1951-56; Public Relations Officer, Public Relations Manager, Executive Director, Sheel, 1956-76; Civil Service Commissioner, East Central State, 1976-78; Managing Director, Editor-in-Chief, Imo Newspapers Limited, 1978-82; pioneer member, Governing Council, The Polytechnic, Nekede; Chairman,Administrative Boards of Enquiry; Chairman, Public Enlightenment Committee; member, Federal Government- Hours of Work Committee, 1974; Chairman, Youth Awards Committee, 1977-85; Chair man, Imo Airport Board of Trustees, 1987- 91; Director, Umarco Nigeria PLC; Berger Paints Nigeria PLC; Dr. Brunnschweiler and Company Limited; West African Thread Company Limited; Rufus Obi Chemists and Company Limited, Kammay International Limited, 1976-94; Chairman, Managing Director, New African Publishing Company Limited, 1981; member, Abia State Advisory Council, 1993; member, Amando Itumbauzo Centre for Mentally-Ill Destitute, 1994; National President, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, 1975-77; member, Communication, Advertising, and Marketing Foundation, London; 1975;member, Nigerian Institute of Management, since 1970; Chairman, Board of Fellows, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations; member, British Institute of Journalism, 1952; British Institute of Public Relations, 1959; Chairman board of fellows, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations; Lay President, Methodist Church, Owerri Diocese, Nigeria, 1994;. National Honours: Officer of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1965; recipient, Award for Professionalism, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, Nigeria Union of Journalist, 1988; recipient, Award for Distinguished Public Service by Octagon Membership Club, Owerri, 1988; recipient, Distinguished Old Boys' Award, Methodist College, Uzuakoli Old Boys' Association, 1997; member and charter Secretary, member, Rotary International, Port Harcourt, 1964; member and charter President, Lions' Club, Owerri, 1978. Publications: Guide to Public Relations Practice in Nigeria, 1985; Investment in Goodwill, 1987; Conflict Resolution and Management, 1987; Portrait of A Leader: Biography of Dr. Michael Okpara, 1983; Royal Eagle: Biography of His Royal Highness, Eze Dr. Onu Egwunwoke, 1993; Organizer's Handbook, 1992. Traditional Titles: Dike 1 Nkpa 1987; Ezenyereugo Ihitaoha Uratta, 1987; Hobbies: reading, crosswords, billiards, walking, swimming. Official Address: Offonry Close, Akwakuma, Orlu Road, P.O. Box 1178, Owerri, Imo State. Telephone: 083-232186. Home Address: Offonry Close, Akwakuma, Orlu Road, Owerri, Imo State.
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