OZIEH, Patrick Onwochei Chukwueloe

industrialist, proprietor, chair man, managing director, POCO, Group of Companies, Born: Novem ber 17, 1928, Ogwashi-Uku, Bendel State; Education: St Teresa's Sch ool, Jos. 1935-38; St. Mary's School, Port Harcourt, 1939-44; Government College, Umuahia, 1645-50, National University of Ireland, Cork, 1952- 55; Oxford University, England, 1955-56 (Teachers' Professional Cer tificate in Education); course in the coaching of Athletics, British Amateur Athletics Association, Ox ford University, England, 1956; course football refereeing, British Football Association Oxford Univer sity, England, 1956; trainee. Analy tical Department, British Petroleum Research Centra, Sunbury-on-Thames, England, 1661, trainee, Anglo- Beige das Petroles, Ghent, Belgium, 1665; teacher, St. John's College, Kaduna, 1950-52 and 1956-59; assis tant, Lubricants and Special Pro ducts Branch, British Petroleum (Nig) Ltd., 1959; marketing assis tant, Lagos Area Office, B.P. (Nige ria) Ltd., 1960-61, chemist, B.P. (West Africa) Ltd., 1661-63; exa miner, West African Examinations Council, 1961; chief examiner, 1962- 63; technical assistant Technical and Services Department, BP Mead Offi ce, 1963-65, appointed manager. Te chnical Services Branch, BP (Nigeria) Ltd., 1965; area manager BP (Nig) Ltd., Mid-western State, Nigeria 1966, Industrial Sales Suprintendent, BP (Nigeria) Ltd., February 1968; acting retail Sales Manager, BP (Nig) Ltd., May 1968, Retell Sales Mana ger, 1869-71, founded POCO Enter prises (Nig.) Ltd., 1968; POCOMine rals Ltd., 1972, POCO Container, Removajs Ltd., 1976, honorary trea surer, committee member, Institute of Petroleum Nigerian branch 1963- 66; vice-chairman, 1669; member, Nigerian Technical and Commercial Examination Committee, 1967-69; elected member, Industrial Standing Committee, Lagos Chamber of Com merce, 1972; executive member, Northern Amateur Athletics Associa tion 1666; team manager Nigerian Athletics Team, Commonwealth Games, Kingston Jamaica, 1966; member Mid-west Sports Council 1867, appointed member. National Amateur Athletic Association, 1971; member, sergeant-at-arms, Rotary Club of Yaba, Lagos, 1975-76, Mar ried and has six children; Address (Home): 46, Ogunlana Drive, Suru lere, Lagos; (Office). P. O. Box 288, Surulere, Lagos. Hobby: broadcast ing, drama, photography, reading, lawn tennis, table tennis; Address (Office): P. O. Box 288, Surulere, Lagos; (Home): 46 Ogunlana Drive, Surulere, Lagos,
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