Willie Obiabo, Anambra State Governor

Willie Obiabo, Anambra State Governor

By Ebere Suzy

In his commitment to rediscover and revolutionise Anambra sports and

engage the restive youths of the state, the Anambra state governor

Chief Willie Obiano has appointed Ogbuefi Tony Nnacheta to head the


Nnacheta, a foundation staff of the Guardian, was initially considered

to head the Ministry of Finance but was later settled for Sports to

give room for geo-balance of key portfolios in the new administration.

In a brief chat with journalists in his Awkuzu country-home over the

weekend, Nnacheta said, ?I wish to contribute to the goal of

transforming Nigeria and I believe the moment is right. I hold also

that it is feasible to achieve the key benchmarks where the political

will is present and a critical mass of committed and knowledgeable

Nigerians are empowered to drive it. I am very keen on projects

implementation, service delivery and measurable results?.

With a rich resume, he disclosed his ability to conceptualise and team

up in multi task endeavours combining deadlines and budget lines, who

has handled very challenging national and international projects for

blue-chip national and multi-national organisations.

That in line with the vision and plans of Gov Obiano, he was prepared

to mobilized his vast experience from National Football and sports

administration; Social advocacy roles and political movement

;Cross-cultural experience, International exposures  to drive

a rejuvenated Anambra sports.

Nnacheta wrote the business pages of the maiden editions of the

Guardian maiden editions, and analysed the national budget for the

newspaper too, for some years.

He qualified as a Stock broker in 1986 and has had rich administrative

and managerial experience in Banking, Financial Services, Economic

services, Media and Sports.


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