Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, a prominent Nigerian politician and lawyer, currently serves as the Minister of State for Education in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Born on August 20, 1967, in Umuezeala Nsu, Ehime Mbano Local Government Area, Imo State, Southeast Nigeria, Nwajiuba has had a remarkable career in politics and law. In this blog post, we will delve into his background, education, career, personal life, and net worth.
Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba Early Life and Education:
Nwajiuba spent his early years in Umuezeala Nsu, where he received his primary and secondary education. He then pursued a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree at Imo State University and furthered his studies at the University of Lagos, earning a Master of Laws (LLM) degree. Continuing his academic pursuits, he obtained a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Law from the University of Jos. In 1989, Nwajiuba was called to the Nigerian bar, solidifying his professional status as a certified lawyer.
Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba Career:
Following his educational endeavors, Nwajiuba began his career as a managing partner at Ayodeji C. Emeka Ibrahim & Co in 1991 before venturing into politics. In 1999, he was elected as a member of the House of Representatives, serving until 2003. During his tenure, Nwajiuba chaired the House of Representatives Committee on Land, Housing, and Works. Although he contested for the Imo State governorship election under the All People’s Party in 2003, 2007, and 2011, he was not elected as governor.