SIR BEN EMEKA

 

Sir Ben EmekaSir (Chief) Ben Emeka hails from Umuatuolu in Ivite Umueri. He is a seasoned administrator and an innovative business technocrat whose business acumen and visionary ingenuity has made both success and an achiever in all his endeavours. A philanthropist well known and respected both at home and in the business community. 
 
He is a member of many business associations which include, Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (PHICCIMA) and United State Commercial Service (NUSA) - a US Department of Commerce. Sir Emeka holds a Bachelor of Science degree (BSc Hons) in Business Administration from Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Nkpolu, Port Harcourt. He doubles as the Chairman/Managing Director of Caterpillar Masters WA Limited – a company that have caved a niche in supplies of genuine caterpillar spare and industrial equipment in the whole of Nigeria and beyond. He is the Group Chairman/Managing of following companies – Roads and Building construction; New Idea Asphalt Plant Limited and Chiben Oil Company Ltd. Sir (Chief) Ben Emeka have attended several business and trade missions in the United States of American and Belgium. He is a Knight of Saint Christopher (KSC) and has the privilege of being the Adviser on Investment to the Bishop of the Niger North Dioceses of Anglican Communion.
 
He has done a lot in Umueri that history would rate him as one of the most known philanthropist of the town. He singlehandedly built the St Gabriel Anglican Church Otuocha Umueri destroyed during the Invasion of 1995/99. In addition of grading all the roads in Umueri during every Christmas Period, he has contributed towards erecting of Umueri Recreation Club house in Otuocha amongst many of his numerous philanthropic gesture that have never go unnoticed.Presently He is the Chairman and CEO of New Ideal Construction Company limited. He goes by the title " Chinwata kwaku 1 of Umueri" . He belongs to various Umueri Association which includes Umueri Recreation Club, Umueri Lions Club etc. He loves sports and is married with children.

 

THE TOWN PROFILES

Name:
Umueri(Mispronounced Umuleri)

Location:
Anambra East LGA of Anambra State.

His Royal Highness
(Traditional Ruler)
 


H.R.H Igwe Sir Ben Emeka
Igwe Okebo II of Umueri

His Majesty
(Traditional Prime Minister)


HRM Mike ekweonu
Onowu Iyasele  of Umueri

P.G Umueri General
Assembly (UGA)


Hon. Pius Okonkwo
(President General, U.G.A)

Title(Male):
Amanwulu,Ivejioku,
Oba,Asammuo
Ogbuevi,Ogbuanyinya

Title(Female):
Ekwe, Iyom,Nne-
Mmanwu,Okomme

Population:
Est. 155,000.00

Occupation:
Farmers,Fishers,trading
business,Crafts & Arts etc