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The Man Sir Jude Ejiogu

Sir Jude Ejiogu was born into the family of renowned Community Leader and Teacher, Chief Alfred Ejiogu of Umuakuru Emekuku in Owerri-North LGA of Imo State. He attended Emekuku High School in Owerri-North where he obtained the West African School Certificate (WASC) in 1975.

He proceeded to the United States of America in 1977 to further his academic pursuit and in 1980, obtained a Bachelors of Science Degree in Monetary Economics from the Legendary Lincoln University Missouri United States of America.

Sir Jude went to further his academic quest by enrolling in the University of St. Thomas Houston Texas, where he obtained a Masters Degree in Business Administration, majoring in Finance in 1982.

His professional Banking Career started in 1980 with the Texas Investment Bank N.A. Houston Texas as a Senior Loan/Credit Officer attached to the International Division. In 1984, Sir Jude Ejiogu, having spent several years in the United States and away from his fatherland, decided to return to Nigeria to serve his people.

He joined the Progress Bank of Nigeria Plc where he rose to the position of Senior Manager in-charge of Enugu Zone. He later joined the Hallmark Bank Plc as the pioneer staff to set up Bank operations in 1990. Hard work, diligence and commitment to his duties propelled him to the position of Acting Managing Director of the Bank.

Sir Jude Ejiogu is also a member of several professional bodies which include to mention but a few; Fellow, Institute of Corporate Management of Nigeria; Nigerian Institute of Management; Nigerian Institute of Bankers; American Security for Industrial Safety.

He is currently the Secretary to the Imo State Government. Ejiogu has held other critical positions in His Excellency, Owelle Anayo Rochas Okorocha’s (OON) administration which include:

Chief of Staff

Commissioner, Special Duties,

Special Adviser (SA) to the Governor on Internally Generated Revenue (IGR),

Chairman/Chief Executive Imo State Board of Internal Revenue,

Chairman of Local Government Service Commission of Imo State Government.

The above positions were crowned with monumental achievements of this Honorable gentleman.

As a good Christian, he is happily married to Mrs Ngozi Ejiogu (LLB) and the marriage is blessed with two children.

He was also the Managing Director/Chairman of several private companies namely:
Armourguards Limited, Biarritz International Corporation Houston Texas, USA, Jurine Investments Ltd.

He enjoys the following as hobbies: Table Tennis, Golf, Photography and Reading.

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