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Thursday, 09 January 2014 23:21

Gov-elect Willie Obiano speaks at USAfrica interactive forum

Written by Dr. Chido Nwangwu


The Governor-elect of Anambra State of Nigeria, Chief Willie Obiano, will be the special guest at the USAfrica interactive forum in collaboration with the Anambra communities in the diaspora on Saturday January 11, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  The venue of the international event is the Hilton Hotel Towers at Westchase.



Meanwhile, hundreds of diasporans from different parts of the United States of America, Canada, Europe and Nigeria have confirmed their interest to participate in Chief Obiano’s presentation, join in the Question and Answer session to assess Obiano’s agenda and plan for Anambra when he steps in March 2014.


Obiano, a technocrat and accomplished banker, noted in an exclusive January 2014 interview with the moderator of the USAfrica interactive forum, Dr. Chido Nwangwu, that “The diaspora of the Jewish, Irish and Asian communities made transformative contributions to the greatness and empowerment of their countries. I envision same for Anambra and will show my commitment to engage our best and brightest.”

Obiano who is married to a graceful woman of substance, Osodieme Ebelechukwu Obiano, holds a Second Class Upper Division degree in Accounting and an MBA in Marketing from the University of Lagos. He is a class member of the prestigious Harvard Business School in Massachussetts, and Stanford University, California. He is a Fellow and patron of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).  Obiano attended numerous courses including Credit and Trade Services at Citi-Bank in New York; Treasury and Money Market at Northwest London; Emerging Markets at FIM Bank, Malta; Managing Integration Process in Houston, Texas, USA in 2006, and several other courses.


He has been invested with many awards and recognitions including the 2012 USAfrica Distinguished International Banker of the Year, as witnessed by U.S. Congressman Al Green and several dignitaries.


Print feature of the 2014 event with Obiano are scheduled to appear in the February 2014 special edition of CLASSmagazine;  the pictures will be on the African diaspora’s premiere pictorials mega-site PhotoWorks.TV and across some of the blogs/e-groups of USAfrica, including IgboEvents, AnambraPolitics and Nigeria360.



Dr. Chido Nwangwu is a first class intellectual, the Publisher of Houston-based USAfrica multimedia networks, including Black Business Journal is the recipient of several journalism and public policy awards, is completing in February 2014, the book MANDELA: Immortal Icon & The Power of Forgiveness. Feed him back via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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