HE Distinguished Sen Prof. Ike Ekweremadu: A Life of Grace



By: Akpa Francis

The grace of God Almighty is the most suitable vortex that underpins the life of HE Distinguished Sen Prof. Ike Ekweremadu, CFR, former Deputy President of the Senate and former Deputy Speaker and Speaker ECOWAS Parliament.

Born on May 12, 1962 into the royal family of HRH,Late Igwe Mathias Ekweremadu, the Okwaa Anekeoji 1 of Mpu Community, Aninri LGA, Enugu State.

While his peers at a very early age floundered, wonderful Ikeoha flourished with a clear vision of his life mission, he pursued his vision with God-fearing, incandescent passion, humility, valour, candour and honour.

He attended and left primary school as the best pupil and teachers delight, then proceeded to St. Dominic’s Secondary School, Ugiri, Imo State and Boys Secondary School Umueze Awkunanaw, Enugu State where he obtained a Grade 1 in West African School Certificate.

Ikeoha Global pursued a course of study in Law at the prestigious University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) where he earned LLB and LLM; and a BL from Nigerian Law School, Lagos, he also holds a Ph.D. in Constitutional Law in addition to Leadership Certificates from Harvard University and Oxford University and Doctor of Laws, LLD,(Honoris Causa), University of Uyo, etc.

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HE Distinguished Sen Ike Ekweremmadu is a Visiting Professor and Mentoring Scholar of E-Governance & Strategic Government Studies at Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America ( USA ) etc.

The “Omemma I” of Umuawalagu kingdom Nara Unateze has spoken extensively on the themes of Democracy, Good Governance, and International Politics especially Constitution-
Making, Federalism, Parliamentary Practice, Security and Regional Co-operation.

An unbiased minds will appreciate that to achieve a sustainable success and stability in politics requires a combination of passion, courage, vision, intellect, humility, sagacity, perseverance, godliness and focused, it’s the consistent application of the above set of variables that incubates grace which is the summary of virtues.

It’s incontestable that Ikeoha Global dedicated his life as a change-agent that would transform his abjectly neglected area to national limelight of which he has proven, in any case of seen is believing, kindly tour his constituency.

“Ikeoha’s quality representation resonates resoundingly with his constituency, he has parlayed his cognate experience into monumental achievements in Enugu West Senatorial District and beyond.

He has transformed his constituency beyond the rust and tarnish of even the least charitable.

He has converted his Senatorial District into a huge construction site with road rehabilitation and construction, rural electrification, solar lights, water supply schemes, health care service delivery, libraries, computer centres, youth development centres etc.

To his constituents and Ndi Enugu, HE Distinguished Sen Prof. Ike Ekweremmadu CFR is simply God-sent, a Rebuilder, Mr Project, a Colossus, Purveyor of Morals, the Angel of history that has been so anxiously awaited, the peoples Prometheus, Jinx-Breaker, Visionary, reflective Scholar, Pacesetter and a Soldier of Democracy.

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