Benjamin Chukwuemeka Uwajumogu was an intellectual political giant, a social/political crusader, a successful businessman, and a philanthropist per excellence. He was the Senator representing Imo North district in the National Assembly
Born 30th of June 1965 into the Uwajumogu family of Umuihi ihitte/Uboma LGA in Okigwe Zone of Imo State. Benjamin Chukwuemeka became the pioneer Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) for Ihitte/Uboma LGA at age 25 in 1990. Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu died on the 18th of December 2019. Sources said he slumped suddenly in the morning of that day in his house while having his bath. He was confirmed dead at an Apo hospital, Abuja. He was a practical and devout Christian. He is married to Chief (Mrs.) Elleen and they are blessed with three children. His hobbies are meeting people and travelling.
|1.||Associate degree in
|Schiller International University, Paris, France|
|2.||Bachelor in Political Science||Universite” de Sorbonne Paris 4th|
|3.||Bachelors in Economics||University of New Jersey City.|
- Chairman, Local Government Party of the defunct Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Imo State in 1991.
- Speaker of the Imo state House of Assembly 2011.
- Senator representing Imo North district in the National Assembly.
Awards & Honours
- Industrialist of the Year, 2000 Award by the Nigeria Chamber of Commerce, Trade and Industry, Abia State Chapter.
- Guardian Newspaper ‘Integrity and Credibility’ Award; the Best Speakers’ (Nigeria) Award.
- Fellow of the Institute of Marketing Nigeria, the Paul Harris Fellow Award by the Rotary Club International, Enugu District.