WAYAS, Sen. Dr. Joseph

Born 21 May 1941

Basang, Obudu, Cross River State on 21 May 1941

administrator, businessman, politician; b: May 21, 1941; ht: Bassang, Obudu; so: Cross River; m: Mary Abiola; nc: four; ed: Central School, Sankwala, Obudu; St. Charles School, Obudu; Central Commercial Academy, Enugu; Dennis Memorial Grammar School, Onitsha; Higher Tottenham Technical College, London; West Bronwich College of Commerce, Science and Technology, Birmingham; Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom, cr: Asst. Manager, M&K, Lagos, 1960-63; Transport Controller/Material Controller, 1963-64; Assistant Costing Manager/ Investment Controller, Private Companies in London, 1968-69; Federal Government, 1969-72; comm. Transport, South Eastern State (now Cross River State), 1972-74; mm. Constituent Assembly, 1977- 78; dir. several Companies; presd: Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1979-83; political exile, 1984-87; returned to Nigeria and detained, 1987-88; Deputy ch. National Constitutional Conference Commission, Federal Military Government, 1994; mm: Society of International Affairs, Lincoln University, USA. pp: defunct National Party of Nigeria; member/presidential aspirant, All Peoples Party. publ: Nigeria's Leadership Role in Africa, died in a london hospital on thursday, December 2, 2021 after a protracted illness. res: 12, Ekong Eta Street, Calabar, Cross River State, tel: 087-221410.
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