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Senator Athan Achonu has become the Labor Party (LP) gubernatorial candidate for Imo state.

Athan Nneji Achonu was a Senator for the Federal Republic of Nigeria and represented Imo North in the Federal House. He was born on May 31, 1959 and hails from Okigwe extraction from Imo State, Nigeria.

Athan Achonu Age

Atanasio Achonu is 63 years old.

Early life of Athan Achonu

He had his initial education at Madonna High School Etiti in Imo State, Government College Umuahia in Abia State and then proceeded to John Cabot University, Rome, Italy.

Career of Athanasius Achonu

Achonu is popularly known as the one-armed general. He is a renowned agronomist. What’s spectacular about this brave man is the fact that he only has one arm! Many would have perceived this as a handicap, but he hasn’t let it stop him from his ambition.

He is an astute businessman who has recorded great achievements in the business world over the years. Among his successful companies that he built from scratch and brought to an enviable peak are Nejach Engineering Limited, Okebaram Resources Limited, Mathan Nigeria Limited, Orient Refining Company Nigeria Limited and Chia Enterprises Limited.

In 2015, Chief Athan Nneji Achonu contested for the South Imo senatorial seat and was declared the winner on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party.

However, in December 2015, the Court of Appeal based in Owerri, the capital of Imo state, annulled his election at the behest of the Accord Party candidate that Athan’s party logo was not included on the ballot papers used. for the 2015 National Assembly election. All Progressives Congress APC candidate Benjamin Uwajumogu was declared the winner in the polls.

In 2023, Athan Achonu, a former senator, won the Labor Party (LP) gubernatorial bid in Imo State. He won the gubernatorial primary election held in Owerri, the capital of Imo.

Calistus Ihejiagwa, the teller, announced that Achonu had 134 votes to beat his closest rival, Jack Ogunewe, a retired major-general, who had 121 votes.

Athan Achonu Net Worth

Athan Achonu has an estimated net worth of around $50 million.

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