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Awka Times Person of the Year, 2019

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After a rigorous and meticulous assessment, we are announcing Dr. Okey Anueyiagu as the Awka Times Person of the Year 2019!

Dr. Anueyiagu was selected for the unique and highly impactful philanthropic work he is doing, through his organization, Dr. Okey Anueyiagu Foundation, to transform the ecosystem of elementary schools in Awka and environ.

Dr. Anueyiagu’s philanthropic contributions are significant and growing. He has contributed to various projects in support of the disadvantaged in our society. Through his organization he has built a modern accommodation and clinic for orphans in Awka, among other things. These are recognized, but it is most especially for his ambitious agenda of educational transformation that Dr. Anueyiagu has been selected as the Awka Times Person of the Year 2019.

His Foundation’s educational programme is extensive, involving the rehabilitation and revitalization of targeted elementary schools in Awka and environ. This project involves tearing down dilapidated old school structures; designing and constructing brand new school buildings to replace them; furnishing and equipping the schools; providing teacher training facilitation; and even helping with curriculum modernization.

It is an ambitious programme, unique in the Awka metropolis, which could impact as many as 100 schools and over 50,000 pupils, according to the Foundation’s projections.

We share pictures of some of Dr. Anueyiagu Foundation’s project and personal pictures to celebrate his achievements.

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