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Who is George Obiozor? Everything You Need To Know About Formost Nigerian-Igbo Leader

Dr Orji Kalu, a former governor of Abia State and the Senate's chief whip, has lamented the death of Prof. George Obiozor, president general of Ohaneze Ndigbo.

Key Facts About George Obiozor

  • He represented Nigeria as its envoy to Washington.
  • He passed away on December 26, 2022.
  • George Achulike Obiozor is his full name.
  • His date of birth is August 15, 1942.
  • Igbo was his ethnic background.
  • He was 80 when he passed away.
  • His wealth was estimated at $1 million.

Who os George Obiozor?

George Obiozor was the Nigerian Ambassador to the United States and a respected academic and diplomat from Nigeria. He was born on August 15, 1942, and died on December 26, 2022. At the time of his death, he served as president of the most influential Igbo socio-political organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo.

George Obiozor Early Life

George Obiozor comes from the tribe of Igbo. A native of the Imo State, he was born on August 15, 1942, in the town of Awo-Omanma.

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George Obiozor Education

Before starting college, George Obiozor enrolled in Awo-Omamma Comprehensive Secondary School in Oru, Imo State. He went to both Albert Schweitzer College and the Institute of African Studies. He attended Columbia University for his doctorate in international affairs after receiving a bachelor’s from the University of Puget Sound in 1969.

George Obiozor Career

At the Pratt Institute in New York City, George Obiozor taught students between 1971 and 1975. From 1975 to 1979, he worked as an assistant professor of political science at City University of New York’s Medgar Evers College. From 1977 to 1978, he was a Ralph Bunche Research Fellow at the United Nations City University of New York Graduate Center. George Obiozor served as the director general of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs. He was then High Commissioner to Cyprus. From 1999 to 2003, he was Ambassador to Israel, and from 2004 to 2008, he was Ambassador to the United States.

George Obiozor was elected president-general of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo on January 9, 2021. Ohanaeze Ndigbo is a sociocultural organisation established to look out for the interests of the Igbo people of Nigeria. Foreign policy and international relations are two of his many interests, and he has written or edited many books and articles on the subject.

George Obiozor was invited to teach international relations as a visiting professor at the African Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow in 1998. In 1990, he served as the President’s Special Assistant on International Affairs, the President’s Special Adviser and Minister of Foreign Affairs.

George Obiozor Parents

There is no information available regarding the identity of George Obiozor’s parents.

George Obiozor Siblings

There is not any information available regarding George Obiozor’s siblings.

George Obiozor Ethnicity

George Obiozor comes from the tribe of Igbo.

George Obiozor Religion

George Obiozor identified himself as a Christian.

George Obiozor Wife

Grace Clementine Obiozor was George Obiozor’s wife, and they had four children together.

George Obiozor Children

George Obiozor was the father of four kids. Their full names will be released as soon as feasible.

George Obiozor Social Media

Although George Obiozor does not appear to have maintained any social media presence, a quick Google search will yield any relevant details.

George Obiozor Net Worth

George Obiozor’s net worth was one million dollars at the time of his death.