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Sir Dr. Joseph Umunnakwe Nzegwu

Sir Dr. Joseph Umunnakwe Nzegwu

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The Citation Of Hrh Eze, Evang, Sir, Dr. Joseph Umunnakwe Nzegwu Ksc, Dba, Tep, Fbsc, Eze Iruoma 1, Traditional Ruler, Eziawaautonomous Community, Orsu L.G.A., Imo State Of Nigeria:
 
HRH EZE EVANG, SIR, DR. JOSEPH U. NZEGWU was born in November 30,1945 by Late Chief Nzegwu and Mrs. Rachale Anyabi Ike in Ubaha Village in Eziawa Autonomous Community, Orsu Local GovernmentArea Imo State, Nigeria.
 
He is a Christian by faith. He attended and obtained his First School Living Certificate at St. Simon's Anglican Primary School Awo-Idemili in 1957. He has his Diploma in French Language in Douala Cameroun in 1986.
 
He is married to Lady Justina Nzegwu and is blessed with Nine (9) children and grand children. He is an accomplished business Chieftain and as well as being accomplished in Christian calling.
 
He is conferred with the Chieftaincy titled of"UGWUMBA OF EZIAWA" in 1991. He was appointed the Traditional Prime Minister of Eziawa Autonomous Community in 2004 by HRH Eze D. N. Iloanya, Ezeafurukwe II of Eziawa. He was the patron Nigeria Union of Journalists Enugu State Council. He was Chairman, Board of Trustees, News Talk Annual Lectures. He was 1992 Winner, Society Service Award, Nigeria Union of Journalists, Enugu. He is the Patron Boy's Brigade, Imo State and also for Diocese Lagos. He was Member of Economic Consultative Committee Orsu L. GA. Imo State. He was the Chairman of the Committee on Baby Churches Diocese of Orlu.

 
CERTIFICATES AND AWARDS:
 
Recipient:      Certificate of Merit, Diocese of Orlu Anglican Communion
Recipient:      Diocesan Merit Award (DMA) Diocese of Orlu
Recipient:      Certificate of Merit, Diocese of Okigwe South
Recipient:      Certificate of Merit, Diocese of Ideator
Recipient:      Certificate of Merit, Diocese of Yola
Recipient:      Diocese foundation builders, Award of Honour, Diocese of Orlu.
 
INTERNATIONAL AWARDS:
 
Recipient:      Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Trinity College and University, Melaga, Spain 1996.
Recipient:      Man of the year-2004 Award by American Biographical Institute (ABI)
Raleigh, USA.
Recipient:      Certificate of Merit, by Presbyterian Church in Cameroun 1982.
Recipient:      Fellow British Society of Commerce 2004.
Recipient:      Promoter of Peace and Charity, Award by Rooney Foundation, USA.
 
OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
-           Former Member Diocesan Board, Diocese of Lagos Main and Ang. Communion.
-           Former Diocesan Adviser for Economics, Diocese of Lagos Mainland.
-           Former Member Diocesan Board, Diocese of Lagos Ang. Communion.
-           Former Member of Committee and Board of CARD, Diocese of Lagos.
-           Former Diocesan Adviser for Finance, Diocese of Lagos.
-           Former Diocesan Adviser for Investment, Diocese of Orlu.
-           Chairman Vision of Mission Implementation Committee, (VOMIC) Diocese of Orlu.
-           Alternate Chairman, Anambra State Development Foundation (ASDEF)
-           Grand Patron, African Foundation for Tourism and Development.
-           Distinguished Tourism Eminent Person, African Foundation for Tourism and
Development.
-           National Patron, Anglican Youths Fellowship.
-           Member Nigeria - Greek Chamber of Commerce.
-           Choir Master Extraordinary and Composer
-           Licensed and Commissioned Evangelist, Diocese of Orlu.
-           Delegate for General Synod, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion.
-           Member Orsu Leaders Forum.
-           Chairman Eziawa Leaders of Taught.
 
BUSINESS:
 
Chairman and Managing Director, Nzegwu Trading Company Ltd.
 
Chairman and Managing Director, Zeg Industries Ltd, Manufacturers of Wigs, Weavons and attachment of excellence.
 
HRH Eze, Evang. Sir, Dr. Joseph Umunnakwe Nzegwu ascended to the Traditional Stool of Eziawa Autonomous Community as a regent Eze following the demise of the Late Eze D. N. Iloanya in the month of February 2007.
 
Later he was consensually elected and presented to the Orsu L.G.A. Imo State, as the Eze ­elect  of Eziawa Autonomous Community on 4th December, 2007.
 
He was given recognition of TRADITIONAL RULER OF EZIAWA AUTONOMOUS COMMUNITY on September 10, 2008, by the Government of Imo State.
 
He was issued STAFF OF OFFICE AND CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION BY HIS EXCELLENCY THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF IMO STATE CHIEF, SIR, DR. IKEDI OHAKIM, OCHINANWATA ON 25TH MAY 2008.
 
On 31stDecember 2010, the CORONATION AND ENTHRONEMENT OF HRH EZE, EVANG SIR, DR. JOSEPH UMUNNAKWE NZEGWU, IRUOMA 1 OF EZIAWA, as the Traditional Ruler of Eziawa Autonomous Community is being celebrated with great jubilation.
 
HRH Eze, Evang. Sir, Dr. Joseph U. Nzegwu is a man of integrity who sees Christianity as a Lubricating oil which has the fundamental roles of cleansing the rust parts of life. He is a philanthropist, a transparent and devoted Christian who contributes in spiritual growth in the society.  



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