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Mbazulike Amaechi Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Career, Net Worth

Mbazulike Amaechi Biography

CHIEF Mbazulike Amaechi is the only surviving minister of the First Republic. 

He was a vibrant trade unionist for many years and held full-time offices in the unions from 1949 to 1955.

We'd be seeing Mbazulike Amaechi's biography, date of birth, age, early life, family, political career, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and more.

Full Names: Mbazulike Amaechi
Date of birth: 16th June, 1929
Age: 92 years
Nationality: Nigerian
Occupation: Author, politician
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Mbazulike Amaechi Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Family, Political Career

Born on the 16th of June, 1929, CHIEF Mbazulike Amaechi is the only surviving minister of the First Republic.
He was a vibrant trade unionist for many years and held full-time offices in the unions from 1949 to 1955.

Otherwise known as ‘the boy is good’, he e was born in Ukpor in the present-day Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State. 
Thanks to his burning desires to librate the country from colonial masters, Chief Amaechi joined the Zikist Movement while still a secondary school student in Onitsha and was always on the entourage of political campaigns.
He took an oath with the other members of the Zikist Movement never to get married until they get what they were fighting for.

They also had another oath that no Zikist arraigned before any court should make any plea of leniency or show any sign of regret for fighting for the freedom of Nigeria.
Some other members of the Zikist Movement included  Ogedengbe Macaulay (son of Sir Hebert Macaulay), Kola Balogun, Ikenna Nzimiro (later Prof. Nzimiro), M C K Ajuluchukwu, Fred Anyiam, Mokwugo Okoye, Zana Bukar Dipcharima from Northern Nigeria, Nduka Eya, Magaret Ekpo, Raji Abdallah, R B K Okafor, Osita Agwuna and others.

Mbazulike Amechi was elected member of the House of Representatives on the platform of the National Council of Nigerian Citizens in 1959.
He was appointed Minister of Aviation and Transport in 1962 and remained a minister until the first military coup on the 15th of January, 1966.
As a minister, he reportedly hid former president of South Africa, Chief Nelson Mandela for six months in Nigeria to evade his arrest by officials of the apartheid regime in that country.

Chief Mbazulike Amaechi lost his wife, Iyom Chinelo Amaechi on the 23rd of July, 2021 at age 91.

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