Who is Ned Nwoko?
There are some people whose name have been recorded in the book of history, when you think of such people, Ned Nwoko must be in the list. Ned Nwoko is among the most respected Nigerian politicians who have made laudable achievements and contributions to Nigerian political history. Ned Nwoko is a lawyer, philanthropist, senator, humanitarian, and also a businessman.
Senator Ned Munir Nwoko was born on the 21st December, 1960. He hails from Aniocha Idumeje-Ugboko in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State. He came from a highly influential family and a Royal home.
Due to his highly affluent background and intelligence, Ned Nwoko did not experience much hinges in his academic profile. He attended his various level of education as at when due. He had his primary education and secondary education as at when due and later proceeded to the University of Keele in Staffordshire, United Kingdom where he obtained a first degree in law and history. Later on, he furthered to King’s College, London. His love for more knowledge and education made him to still attend Commonwealth University College in Belize, United Kingdom where he obtained a honorary doctorate degree in law. Ned Nwoko obtained another honorary doctorate in 2019 at Delta state University of Petroleum, in South South Nigeria for his great contribution to the society.
Ned Nwoko is versatile career wise. He has been involved in several areas such law firms, politics, business etc.
As a lawyer
Upon completing his education, Ned Nwoko opened a law firm in UK where he served as a solicitor to the supreme court of England and Wales. He also opened a Ned Nwoko solicitor firm which is based in Uk.
As a politician
Ned Nwoko is among the stronghold of a popular political party Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
In 1999, Nwoko became a member of the federal house of representatives, representing Aniocha South Local government Area and Oshimli South Local Government Area, a position that lasted till 2003. In 2009, Ned Nwoko contested for the position of Delta state North senatorial district, his opponent won and was given the certificate of return, later the certificate was given back to Ned Nwoko, after final judgement, the certificate was returned back to his opponent.
Marriage and Regina Daniels
There are a lot controversies surrounding Ned Nwoko’s marriage as people alleged that he has six wives. The highest point in his married life was when he got married to teen actress, Regina Daniels, people were of the view that the age gap between Ned Nwoko and Regina Daniels were much, and as such, such marriage should not hold, they also considers the fact that he had other wives.
However, neither Regina Daniels nor Ned Nwoko were perturbed by people’s opinion and Ned Nwoko went ahead to marry Regina Daniels in a traditional way in 2019.
Ned Nwoko made it clear to all and sundry through his media aide that he is a Muslim and at such is permitted to marry any numbers of wives that he desires. Since then, the couples have been enjoying their union as can be seen from their numerous pictures online.
Other things you should know about Ned Nwoko
In 2014, Nwoko lost his first son, Tarik at the age of 21 years.
Ned Nwoko has other children.
One of Ned Nwoko’s wife is a Moroccan.
Ned Nwoko has one of the “eye catchy” house and compound in his area named “Lily house” which was named based on Ned Nwoko’s first wife’s name, Barrister Lily Nwoko. The house is also known as Prince Ned Nwoko’s mansion. The house contains zoo, swimming pool, table tennis court, poultry etc with Arab and Western design concept.
Ned Nwoko is the owner of Mount Ned Nwoko foundation and Mount Ned Nwoko Resort which is responsible for offering scholarship and also rewarding talented students, last time, he offered 20 students who graduated with first class from the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Delta state the sum of 1 million naira each.
Ned Nwoko is the chairman of project tourism Nigeria, which aim to promote tourism and Entertainment in Nigeria.
Ned Nwoko is among the most richest and influential personality in Nigeria. His net worth is estimated at $1.5 billion.
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