C. Odumegwu Ojukwu

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Person.png C. Odumegwu Ojukwu  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
BornChukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu
4 November 1933
Zungeru, Niger, Nigeria
Died26 November 2011 (Age 78)
United Kingdom
Alma materEpsom College, Lincoln College (Oxford), Mons Officer Cadet School
ReligionRoman Catholic
ParentsLouis Odumegwu Ojukwu

Employment.png President of Biafra

In office
30 May 1967 - 8 January 1970

Employment.png Governor of Eastern Region Nigeria

In office
19 January 1966 - 27 May 1967

Chukwuemeka "Emeka" Odumegwu Ojukwu was a Nigerian military officer and politician who was President of the secessionist Republic of Biafra from 1967 to 1970. He previously was military governor of the Eastern Region of Nigeria, which he declared as the independent nation of Biafra.[1]


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