Orji Uzor Kalu Biography, Chief Whip

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Orji Uzor Kalu Biography, Chief Whip: Orji Uzor Kalu a Nigerian Politician from Abia State, Nigeria. Member of  ‎People’s Democratic Party. He was born in 21st  April 1960. Mr. Johnson Uzor Nesiegbe Kalu and Mrs Eunice Kalu were the parents. He is the chairman of SLOK Holding. he is also the chairman of Daily Sun and New Telegraph newspapers in Nigeria, he was the governor of Abia State, Nigeria from May 29, 1999, to May 29, 2007.


Orji Uzor Kalu Biography


Orji Uzor Kalu Biography, Chief Whip


Born: 21 April 1960 (age 59 years), Abia
Spouse: Ifeoma Orji Uzor Kalu
Education: Government College Umuahia, MORE
Children: Neya Kalu, Michael Uzor Kalu, Nicole Kalu, Olivia Kalu
Books: Nigerian Foreign Policy and the June 12 Crisis
Parents: Eunice Uzor Kalu, Johnson Uzor Nesiegbe Kalu


Personal life

Kalu married Ms. Ifeoma Ada Menakaya in December 1989, they got married in his hometown of Igbere, Abia State.



Kalu attended Christ the King School Aba and Government College Umuahia.

After studying at Barewa College, Zaria, he enrolled in the University of Maiduguri where he studied political science.


According to wikipedia

During his time at the university, Kalu became a student activist, and participated in the “Ali Must Go” riots against the education minister.His participation resulted in his suspension. While his fellow students later took the school authorities to court, Kalu left school to build his own business.

With only $35 to his name that he had borrowed from his mother, Kalu began trading palm oil, first buying the oil from Nigeria’s eastern regions and then selling it in the country’s northern regions. He then began buying and reselling furniture on a large scale.

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