Profile of Ezeala Ferdinand Akano : Arise Africa Award Recipient

Profile Of  Ezeala Ferdinand Akano

Born to the Akano Ohaeje Royal Dynasty of Isu Ancient Kingdom on 13th March, 1974 at Isu Nwangele LGA In Imo State, Nigeria


Ezeala Ferdinand Akano had his primary school education at Community School, Umuorlu, Isu, Nwangele LGA (First School Leaving Certificate)

Before proceeding to Isu High School, Isu, Nwangele LGA, Imo State. (Senior Secondary School Certificate)

He proceeded to Imo State University where he obtained B.Sc (Hons) in Government and Public Administration (IMSU) with Second Class Upper Division; Master of International Relations and Strategic Studies, (LASU); Master of Arts (International Studies) in view (IMSU)

He is happily married to Elizabeth Ekwutosi Ezeala-Akano. And the marriage is blessed with two lovely Children: Udochukwu Ezeala-Akano (15); Oluchukwu Ezeala-Akano (13).

He has strongly contributed to leadership and growth of several organizations. He is an unassuming trailblazer who many agree is an asset to Imo State and source of blessing to humanity

Ezeala Ferdinand Akano has received numerous MERIT and Outstanding Community Service awards from both the Anglican Church and Catholic Church; NGOs, etc

Business: Joy Apple Investments Limited (Stock Brokers); Ezest Resources Limited (Manufacturers of Palmach Table Water); Ezeala Ferdinand Akano Foundation (NGO)

Positions held: Former Program Manager, American Institute for International Policy Makers and Public Administrators, Nigeria Country Office; Founder, First President and Mayor, National Association of Nwangele Students; Former Secretary, Imo State University Alumni Association, FCT Chapter; Former Chairman National Electoral Committee, Imo State University Alumni Association; Former Chairman, Lagos State Chapter Electoral Committee, Imo State University Alumni Association.

Current Position: Chairman, Lagos State Chapter and National President, Imo State University Alumni Association.

Ezeala Ferdinand Akano is  lively and God fearing. He is also widely travelled. He is a man with impeccable probity and integrity, a man with a proven track record, a man who cherishes humility, transparency, honesty and hard work

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you Face of Arise Africa Distinguished Personality of the Year.

Congratulations from all of us at Arise Africa Magazine