OJUKWU: Man of History, Life of Consequence by Chido Nwangwu, Founder of USAfrica & USAfricaTV — is a special event video production from Chido’s presentation as keynote speaker at the 1st Odumegwu Ojukwu Memorial Lecture in the U.S., on November 2, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
Ojukwu was born on November 4, 1933, in Zungeru in northern Nigeria and died on November 26, 2011. He was the Head of State of the short-lived Republic of Biafra (1967-1970).
Chido, who interviewed Ojukwu 4 times (1988. 1994, 2000 and 2003) in Lagos and in the U.S while the former head of State of Biafra lived, is completing the 2014 book titled ‘Mandela & Achebe: Footprints of Greatness’ ISBN 978-0-9893970-0-1. He appears as an analyst on CNN, SKY news London, etc.
The thematic aspects of Chido’s keynote presentation covered, among other issues, these:
Ojukwu as A Man of History who lived a life of Consequence
Leader who stood up against genocide
Leader who fought radical, Islamic fundamentalism 1967 until….
He was Imperfect; had contradictions
Ojukwu Lived Life on his own terms
Chido who was also chosen as keynote speaker at the 2012 Igbo Dallas-Fort Worth special event honoring Ojukwu, has written several commentaries about Ojukwu; here’s a Google search summary of some of those works:
GOOD BYE, MY HERO, the Peoples’ General ODUMEGWU OJUKWU