Emeka Anyaoku Biography and Net Worth, Age, State, Children, Wife, Marriage

Emeka Anyaoku Biography and Net Worth
(Last Updated On: January 19, 2023)

Emeka Anyaoku was the former 3rd Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations from the 1st day of July 1990 to 31st of March 2000. Let’s read his full biography and net worth below.

He was also the former Deputy Secretary-General for Political Affairs; he has been in the office from 1983 to 1st July 1990. The office was latterly proceeded by Sir Shridath Ramphel.

Wikipedia Profile & Background

Real Name: Chief Eleazar Chukwuemeka Anyaoku, GCVO, CFR, CON
Date of Birth: 18 January 1933
Age: 90 years old @ 2022
State of Origin: Anambra State, Nigeria
Place of Birth: Obosi, Anambra State
Nationality: Nigerian
Wife: Princess Ebunola Olubunmi Solanke (m. 10 November 1962)
Occupation: Diplomat – Former Politician
Net Worth: < $10 million
Children: 4
Education: University College of Ibadan – college of the University of London
Parents: Emmanuel Anyaoku and Cecilia Anyaoku

Emeka Anyaoku Biography

Chief Emeka Anyaoku, GCVO, CFR, CON is a Nigerian diplomat who was born on January 18, 1933. He is of Igbo descent. His full name is, Eleazar Chukwuemeka Anyaoku.

He was the third person in charge of the Commonwealth. Anyaoku was born in Obosi and went to school at the Merchants of Light School in Oba. Let’s read his full biography and net worth below.

He also went to the University College of Ibadan, which was then a college of the University of London. As a college Scholar, he got an honors degree in Classics from the University College of Ibadan.

Emeka Anyaoku Biography and Net Worth, Age, State, Children, Wife, Marriage

How old Is Emeka Anyaoku – Age

The former 3rd Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations was born on the 18th day of January 1933. He is currently at the age of 90 years old. He celebrated his 90 birthday just the after this post was written.

On his 2023 birthday @90

Tinubu wrote this in a message of goodwill to the senior statesman and former Minister of Foreign Affairs, who turned 90 years old today, January 18, 2023.

In the Wednesday message, signed by his media aide Tunde Rahman, Chief Anyaoku was also called a great career diplomat.

Tinubu said that Anyaoku’s work as leader of the Commonwealth of Nations had helped with “national development and global political and economic order.”

“It’s important to remember that as secretary-general, Anyaoku led the 54 Commonwealth countries with honor, courage, and honesty.”

He said that Anyaoku was a national hero because he had been a good representative of Nigeria on the world stage for many years.

“Chief Anyaoku is a well-known Nigerian who served as the secretary-general of the Commonwealth of Nations. He is a well-known international statesman.

“He is a great example of public service, and his contributions to Nigeria’s growth and diplomacy deserve a special place in the history books for future generations.

“At the Commonwealth office, where he made his name as an international statesman, Anyaoku did a good job representing Nigeria, and for that, the country and people are grateful to him,” Tinubu said.

He asked God to give the old man more strength so he could live for many more years. He joined the famous diplomat’s family, friends, and colleagues from around the world in wishing him a happy birthday. Anyaoku was born in Obosi, Anambra State, Nigeria, on January 18, 1933. [1]

President Buhari Congratulates Emeka Anyaoku at 90

Chief Emeka Anyaoku used to be the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth. On Wednesday, he turned 90, and President Muhammadu Buhari sent him his best wishes.

In a letter he signed himself, the President says, “It gives me great joy and delight to warmly celebrate with a seasoned diplomat and administrator, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, on his 90th birthday, January 18, 2023.

“I recognize the important contributions you have made to the development of the country; from the time you were a young Foreign Service Officer until you reached the top of your career as Secretary-General of the Commonwealth. You did this with vision and hard work, always showing Nigeria as a great country.

“Thank you for being a good leader and using your wide network of international friends to help the country deepen good governance, democracy, and sustainable development.

“As you reach the age of 90, we praise God for giving you good health and a clear head, and we’re happy for you, your family, and your friends.” [2]

Emeka Anyaoku Biography and Net Worth, Age, State, Children

Where Is Emeka Anyaoku From – State of Origin

The former Deputy Secretary-General for Political Affairs was born in Obosi village in Anambra State, Nigeria. Obosi is a city in southeastern Nigeria.

It is in the Anambra State. It is a city that has, among other things, Mgbuka Obosi, which is one of the most well-known markets in Nigeria.

Wife – Children

In December 1961, Anyaoku, who was a CDC Executive Officer at the time, met Princess Ebunola Olubunmi Solanke, a twenty-year-old Yoruba woman, at a bachelor’s eve party he and his roommate threw for a friend in Lagos.

The princess, who was often called “Bunmi,” went to school in England at St. Mary’s School at Hastings, a Christian boarding school for girls.

After that, she went to Pitman College in London. On November 10, 1962, Chief Emeka and Bunmi got married at the Anglican Cathedral Church in Lagos.

Mrs. Adiba Ighodaro is his first child and only daughter, while Yemi Anyaoku is his first son. the remaining two are unknown to us, but we promise to update this page as soon as we get their details.

Net Worth

Chief Emeka Anyaoku is thought to have a net worth or income of between $5 million to $10 million. As a Diplomat, which is his main job, he has made so much money in his career.

 

References
  1. pmnewsnigeria.com[]
  2. guardian.ng[]
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