By OKECHUKWU PEACE
The appointment of Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu as the new General Managing Director (GMD) has been confirmed by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Here are some quick facts about him…
*He was born some 58 years ago.
*He hails from Onicha Ugbo, in Aniocha North local government area of Delta State.
*He is married to two women, Elizabeth and Mariam. The first wife, Elizabeth has three children – Nkem, Emeka and Uche.
*He holds the titles of Odogwu and Omeudo of Onicha Ugbo
*His country home is one of the most beautiful and costliest in his homestead. It’s called Eden Retreat.
*He is a First Class Graduate of Law from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and the Nigerian Law School.
*He is an author of three legal books as well as the publisher of the popular Hints and Chanelle magazines.
*He last worked for Exxon Mobil as Vice Chairman and General Counsel. But before that, he was with the Nigerian/American Merchant Bank and Texaco.
*He has a Masters and Doctorate in Law from Harvard Law School, USA and graduated with distinctions.
*He is a staunch Catholic.
*He’s fun loving and once bought the latest Mercedes Benz which his father, a Justice, refused to lend him money to clear on arrival.