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  9 Dec 2016

Pro Chancellor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRO CHANCELLOR

BIOGRAPHY RT. HON. SENATOR ADOLPHUS N. WABARA

PRO CHANCELLOR AND CHAIRMAN OF GOVERNING COUNCIL

ABIA STATE UNIVERSITY

 

 

 

Political Career:

 

  1. Distinguished Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria      1999 – 2007
  2. President of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

And Chairman of the National Assembly                                  2003 – 2005

 

  • Chairman Senate Committee on Defence     1999 – 2000

 

  1. Chairman Senate Committee on Police Affairs      2000 – 2001

 

  1. Vice Chairman Senate Committee on Commerce                  2001 – 2003

 

  1. Vice Chairman Senate Committee on Steel and Metallurgy 2001 – 2003

 

  • Member Senate Committee on Appropriation       2001 – 2003

 

  • Member Senate Committee on Niger Delta       2001 – 2003

 

  1. Executive Chairman Ukwa East Local Government Area       1997 – 1998

 

  1. Executive Chairman Ukwa East Local Government Area       1996 – 1997

 

  1. Supervisory Councillor for Education, Ukwa East LGA       1994 – 1995

 

  • Member, Federal House of Representatives       1992 – 1993

 

  • Chairman, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee on Asia and

The Pacific Regions                                                                        1992 – 1993

 

  • Federal Government National Assembly lobbying Delegate

To the United States Government, U.S. Congress and the

Black Congress Caucus.                                                                 1993

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diplomatic/Public Sector Career

 

Store Examiner Federal Ministry of Works and Housing                         1967 – 1970

External Affairs Officer, Federal Ministry of External Affairs                           1977 – 1984

Political Desk Officer, Nigeria High Commission, London                     1978 – 1979

Protocol Officer, Nigeria High Commission, London                               1980 – 1981

Education Officer, Nigeria High Commission, London                            1981 – 1984

Head of Chancery, Nigeria Embassy Ndjamena (Chad Republic)          1982 – 1984

Business/Private Sector Positions:

 

Chairman, Altitude Micro Finance Bank, Lagos                                       Till Date

Chairman, E-Lloyds Bureau De Change                                                     Till Date

Executive Director, Krabo Nig. Plc, Lagos                                                1989 – 1992

General Manager, Ibru Organization (Apapa Trawlers)                          1985 – 1989

Managing Director, Danta Mills Nigeria Limited                                     1984 – 1985

Education

  1. Ladi-Lak Institute Yaba, Lagos   1954 – 1961
  2. Methodist Boys’ High School, Broad Street, Lagos   1962 – 1966
  3. Voronezh State University, Voronezh, C.I.S.   1970 – 1971
  4. Kiev State University, Kiev, C.I.S.   1971 – 197

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC):

 

Research Officer, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Lagos     1976 – 1977

 

Qualifications:

 

West African School Certificate (WASC)                                                  1966

G.C.E. “O/L”                                                                                                   1966

G.C.E. “A/L” (3 Papers at a Sitting)                                                            1967

Post-Graduate Diploma in Russian Language                                           1976

M.A. (Hons) International Relations                                                           1976

Professional Affiliations/ Organization:                        

 

Member, Institute of Public Relations London                                         1981

Justice of Peace                                                                                              1998

Honorary Doctorate Degree, Federal University of Science and

Technology, Owerri                                                                                       2004

Languages Spoken

 

English, Igbo, Yoruba, Russian and French

 

Marital status:                    Married with children

Local Govt. Area:               Ukwa east

State of origin:                    Abia

Residential address:           4 Chuba Okadigbo St., Apo Leg

Qtrs, Abuja.

Postal Address:                   P.O. Box 1777 Apapa-Lagos

Hobbies:        Reading, Table Tennis, Squash, Cycling and Travelling.