OKADIGBO, Sen. (Dr) Chuba (Late)

BA, MA, Ph.D., academician, politician, publisher; born December 17, 1941, Ogwashi-Uku, DeltaState; married Margery Chibogu Ebo; seven sons, three daughters. Education: St. Patrick's College, Asaba, 1955-57; Annunciation Col lege, Irrua, 1957-58; Our Lady's High School, Onitsha, 1958-59; Blackenburg College of Technology, East Germany, 1962; Karl Marx University, Leipzig, East Germany, 1967; The Catholic University of America, Washington DC, USA, 1968-72. Career: Appointed Assistant/Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of District of Columbia, Washington DC, USA, 1972- 75; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Politics, The Catholic University of America, Washington DC, USA, 1973-75; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Politics, Howard University, Washington DC, USA, 1974; Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Nigeria ,Nsukka, 1975-78; Professor of Philosophy, Bigard (Catholic) Seminary, Enugu, 1975-77;member, Constituent Assembly, 1977-78; Deputy/ Acting National Secretary, defunct National Party of Nigeria, 1978-79 Special Adviser on Political Affairs to President Shehu Shagari, 1979-83; Visiting Professor, Lon don School of Economics and Political Science, London, United Kingdom, 1984-87; Chairman/Chief Executive, New Frontier Publishers Limited, 1988-92; Publisher/Edi tor-in-Chief, Platform magazine, 1989-91; Chairman, Zentrum Industries Limited; Chairman, Kisa Waters Limited; Chairman, Kisa Papers Limited, 1988-92; Consultant, Centre and Point Enterprises Limited, 1992; elected Senator, Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1992-93, Chairman, National Publicity Committee, People's Democratic Party, 1998- 99, elected Senator, Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999; elected Senate President, Fed eral Republic of Nigeria, 2000. Political Parties: member, defunct National Party of Nigeria; member, defunct Social Democratic Party; member/Trustee, People's Democratic Party; Traditional Titles: Ekwueme of Ogbunike, 1975; Ikenga Igwedo, 1980; Oyi of Oyi, 1992; Okwulu Ndighbo of FCT. Foreign Honours: Kwangwo Medal of Distinguished International Service of the Republic of South-Korea, 1980; National Order of the Republic of Guinea, 1981. Publications: Logic for Black Undergraduates, 1973; The Middle Point Between Nature and Spirit, 1974; Mission of the NPN, 1979; Consciencism in African Political Thought, 1985; Power and Leadership in Nigeria, Fourth Dimension, Enugu, 1987. Hobby: lawn tennis. Official Address: 8A Ogedengbe Road, GRA, Apapa; OR National Assembly Complex, Three Arms Zone, Wuze, PMB 148, Abuja; Home Address: 1 Okadigbo Crescent, Ogbunike, Oyi LGA, Anambra State OR Apo Legislative Quarters, Apo
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