Engr. David Nweze Umahi is a native of Umunaga village in Ebonyi state Nigeria. He is currently the Governor of Ebonyi State. David’s biography, net worth, age, family, and political career are something to be talked about.
Who is David Umahi?
David Nweze Umahi was born on 25 July 1963. His father was Elder Chief Joseph Umahi Nweze of Umunaga village, Uburu autonomous community in Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
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Full name: David Nweze Umahi
Date of birth: 25 July 1963
State of origin: Ebonyi State
Marital status: Married
Net worth: $5.00 Million (Estimated)
Wife: Chief (Mrs.) Rachel Umahi
Hobbies: Football and Table tennis
Education: Anambra State University of Science and Technology, Government Secondary School Afikpo.
Social media: Twitter: @daveumahi
His brother is Austin Umahi, the National Vice Chairman, southeast PDP.
Umahi Nweze’s professional career began immediately after completing his one-year mandatory National Youth Service Corp (NYSC). He started off as an Engineer with SCC Nig. Ltd; an Israeli Company (Water Engineering Giant) and rose to the position of Project Engineer. Some of the projects under his supervision at the time include the historic Umuahia Water Project and the Ndiegoro Aba Flood Control measures between 1988-1990.
By 1993 he had emerged as General Manager and shareholder with Norman Engineering and Construction Nig. Limited a company he co-founded alongside the then MD of National Fertilizer Company of Nigeria (NAFCON), Port-Harcourt, Dr. Ombo Isokarari. He was also Chairman and CEO of the following companies: Brass Engineering & Construction Nig Ltd, Focus Investment Nig. Ltd, and Osborn La Palm Royal Resort Ltd until March 2011, when he resigned his position to pursue his political ambition as the Deputy Governor of Ebonyi State.
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In May 2015, Engr. Dave Umahi Nweze contested for the gubernatorial elections under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and emerged winner, hence, Governor of Ebonyi State.
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