Onyeka Nnadozie Eze

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Original short description: "Nigerian businessman and philanthropist"

Onyeka Nnadozie Eze
Born (1984-01-09) 9 January 1984 (age 36)
Ukpo, Dunukofia, Anambra State, Nigeria
Alma mater Nnamdi Azikiwe University
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Spouse(s)
Children 4

Onyeka Nnadozie Eze (9 January 1984), is a Nigerian businessman and philanthropist.[1] He is the founder of Prince Osisioma Foundation.[2]

Early life and education

Eze was born to the Eze royal family in Ukpo, Dunukofia, Anambra State, Nigeria and is the heir to the throne. He went to St Mary's Nursery and Primary School, Ukpo and proceeded to Bishop Crowther Seminary School, Awka for his secondary education, finishing in 2003. In 2008, he graduated from Nnamdi Azikiwe University with a degree in philosophy.[3][4][5] On 28 April 2018, he was awarded with honorary doctor of science in public and organizational leadership by European American University.[6][7]

Career

In the beginning of his career, he worked for a few years at Oranto Petroleum Limited, before setting up his own private business.[8] In 2013, he founded Prince Osisioma Foundation.[9][10] He is currently the chief finance officer at Oranto Petroleum Limited.[5]

Philanthrophy

Since its founding in 2013, the Prince Osisioma Foundation has donated to schools, less privileged and the rural communities. In October 2018, the foundation provided food and medical items to Dzorwulu Special School, Accra, Ghana.[9][10]

On 29 December 2018, the foundation carried out a medical outreach at Ukpo, Anambra State.[2] In 2019, the foundation renovated Amawbia prisons in Anambra State.[1] On 14 February 2020, the foundation gave out cash gifts to support traders business in Ukwulu, Dunukofia, Anambra State.[11]

Awards and recognition

In 2017, Eze received World Habitat Humanitarian and Philanthropic Award for Excellence from World Habitat Awards.[12] On 29 April 2019, he received Outstanding Leadership Award of Excellence in Youth Development from Euro Knowledge.[13][14]

In July 2019, Attention Magazine placed him on its cover, featuring him atop its "Mid Year Impression Edition".[15] On 18 July 2019, he received Humanitarian Personality of the Year at the 2019 African CEO Merit Award.[16]

Personal life

Eze is the nephew of Arthur Eze. He is married to Ujunwa Nkem Eze and they have four children.[17][18]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Prince Osisioma Foundation renovates prison cell, empower inmates". Vanguard Newspaper. 24 February 2019. https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/02/prince-osisioma-foundation-renovates-prison-cell-empower-inmates. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Prince Osisioma Foundation engages Ukpo Community in free medical outreach". Vanguard Newspaper. 4 January 2019. https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/01/prince-osisioma-foundation-engages-ukpo-community-in-free-medical-outreach. 
  3. Nda-Isaiah, Solomon (11 January 2020). "Osisioma Foundation Chairman, Onyeka Eze Marks Birthday in Amazing Moments of Impressive Felicitations". Leadership Newspaper. https://leadership.ng/2020/01/11/osisioma-foundation-chairman-onyeka-eze-marks-birthday-in-amazing-moments-of-impressive-felicitations. Retrieved 27 February 2020. 
  4. "Meet Prince Onyeka Eze (Osisioma Gburugburu) the Fashionable Philanthropist". iFashy. 10 August 2016. https://ifashy.com/2362/meet-prince-onyeka-eze-osisioma. Retrieved 27 February 2020. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 "About our Founder". 29 October 2014. https://princeosisiomafoundation.com/about-founder. 
  6. "Chairman, Prince Osisioma Foundation receives honorary degree from European-American University" (in en-US). 1 August 2018. https://lailasnews.com/chairman-prince-osisioma-foundation-receives-honorary-degree/. 
  7. "Register of Graduates" (in en-US). European-American University. 27 March 2018. https://europeanamerican.university/about/register-of-graduates/. 
  8. Nwandu, Ikenna (23 March 2019). "Osisioma Foundation: Giant Strides within Few Years". This Day Newspaper. https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2019/03/23/osisioma-foundation-giant-strides-within-few-years. 
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Prince Osisioma Foundation Gives To Dzorwulu Special School". Daily Guide Newspaper. 24 October 2018. https://dailyguidenetwork.com/prince-osisioma-foundation-gives-to-dzorwulu-special-school. 
  10. 10.0 10.1 Akinwale, Funsho (19 January 2019). "Billionaire philanthropist, Onyeka Eze, takes birthday celebration to motherless babies’ home". The Guardian Newspaper. https://guardian.ng/saturday-magazine/billionaire-philanthropist-onyeka-eze-takes-birthday-celebration-to-motherless-babies-home. 
  11. "Prince Osisioma Foundation donates cash gift to support traders businesses" (in en-US). 4 March 2020. https://lailasnews.com/prince-osisioma-foundation-donates-cash-gift-to-support-traders-businesses/. 
  12. "Boroh, others for World Habitat Award". Vanguard Newspaper. 4 October 2017. https://www.vanguardngr.com/2017/10/boroh-others-world-habitat-award. 
  13. Orjime, Moses (12 April 2019). "Aiteo Boss, John Momoh, Ghadiyali, Others To Grace Euro Knowledge Leadership Award in London". Leadership Newspaper. https://leadership.ng/2020/01/11/osisioma-foundation-chairman-onyeka-eze-marks-birthday-in-amazing-moments-of-impressive-felicitations. Retrieved 27 February 2020. 
  14. "African Billionaire Philanthropist Prince Onyeka Eze Receives Euro-Knowledge Awards in London". Modern Ghana. 1 May 2019. https://www.modernghana.com/nollywood/35368/african-billionaire-philanthropist-prince-onyeka.html. Retrieved 27 February 2020. 
  15. "Prince Osisioma Foundation Chairman Adorns 13th Edition Of ATTENTION MAGAZINE". The Sun Newspaper. 20 July 2019. https://www.sunnewsonline.com/prince-osisioma-foundation-chairman-adorns-13th-edition-of-attention-magazine. 
  16. Onuoha, Chris (25 July 2019). "Prince Osisioma Foundation boss bags African CEO Merit Award". Vanguard Newspaper. https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/07/prince-osisioma-foundation-boss-bags-african-ceo-merit-award. 
  17. "Arthur Eze's double joy". The Nation Newspaper. 13 December 2015. https://thenationonlineng.net/arthur-ezes-double-joy. 
  18. Amodeni, Adunni. "Renowned Nigerian philanthropist Prince Dr Onyeka Nnadozie Eze celebrates birthday". Legit.ng. https://www.legit.ng/1291341-renowned-nigerian-philanthropist-prince-dr-onyeka-nnadozie-eze-celebrates-birthday.html.