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The Authority Icon: GEORGE NNADUBEM MOGHALU

The Authority Icon: GEORGE NNADUBEM MOGHALU

For using compelling entrepreneurial, political and philanthropic genius to lift his state, region and country; for deploying exemplary discipline, commitment and focus in service of his father­land in a difficult period and sustaining hope, Chief (Dr.) George Nnadubem Moghalu is The AUTHORITY Icon.

A focused high-flyer and top-flight achiev­er, he is largely seen as a child of provi­dence, a compelling narrative mirrored in his life story. He is a bold entrepreneur, vi­sionary politician, large-hearted philanthropist and a humble man of faith. Meet Chief (Dr.) George Nnadubem Moghalu, Ohamadike Nnewi, founding Executive Chairman, Gen-Moh Investments Limited; Chairman/MD, Aqua-Dera Technologies Limited; first National Auditor, All Progressives Congress (APC); Member, National Caucus of APC and more. He is also a governorship contender in Anam­bra State.

He was born on December 10, 1962, in Aba, Abia State of Eastern Nigeria and hails from Nnewi North Local Government Area of Anambra State. Young George started his early education from Santa Maria Primary School Aba (now Constitution Crescent Primary School) between 1966 and 1967. Subsequently, for his secondary schooling he attended Ngwa High School Abayi, Aba (1973-1977), where he bagged his West African Examination Council Certificate (WAEC), Division 1.

Raising his sights higher, George berthed at the Institute of Management & Technology, Enugu (1977-1981), where he earned his High­er National Diploma (HND), Upper credit. Some of his professional qualifications include: Fellow, Institute of Sales Executives (FISE); Registered Practitioner of Advertising (rpa); Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM); Fellow, Institute of Corporate Ad­ministration (FICA); Member, Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (MNIPR); Fellow, Institute of Project Managers of Nigeria; Fellow, African Business School (FABS) and more.

In his public sector trajectory, Chief Moghalu has indeed covered considerable grounds. He was Director-General, Bureau of Cooperatives & Rural Development, Office of the Executive Governor, Abia State (1992-1993); Chairman, Abia State Government Committee for Devel­opment of Umuahia Heartland and New Towns (1992-1994); Member, State Government Com­mittee to Secure African Development Bank (ADB) loan for Rural Development of Abia State (1992-1994); Permanent Secretary, Abia State Ministry of Information & Culture (1993-1994); Member, Abia State Government Board for Information Management Control (1993-1994); Executive Chairman, Board of Trustees, Aba (Abia State) Flood Control & Road Reha­bilitation Fund (1997-1999) and Chairman, Abia State Housing & Property Development Corporation (ABHPDC) (1999-2000).

On the political turf, Chief Moghalu was the first elected Publicity Secretary, National Re­publican Convention (NRC), Imo State Branch, between 1990 and 1991; Member, Imo State Na­tional Republican Convention, Publicity Com­mittee; Member, Imo State National Disciplin­ary & Conflict Resolution Committee; National Secretary, All Peoples Party (later All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) between 1999 and 2002; Member, Board of Trustees, ANPP (2003-2008); ANPP governorship candidate for Anambra State (2003); Member, national Caucus, ANPP; Member, Steering Committee, West African Political Parties Conference (WAPP) (2006 to-date); National Vice Chairman, South East ANPP (2012-2014); Member/Secretary, ANPP Merger Committee (2012); Member, APC Cen­tral Merger Committee (2012-2014); Member, National Caucus, APC (2014 to-date).

Moghalu who loves golf, tennis, squash and reading is married to the love of his life, Mrs. Nnena Esther Moghalu, a union blessed with five lovely children.