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|Real Name:||Prince Chinedu Munir Nwoko|
|Date of Birth:||December 21, 1960|
|Occupation:||lawyer, politician and philanthropist|
|Net Worth:||1.2 millions|
Ned Nwoko Biography
Prince Chinedu Munir Nwoko (born December 21, 1960) popularly known as Ned Nwoko is a Nigerian lawyer, politician and philanthropist.
He was a member of the House of Representatives between 1999 and 2003 representing Aniocha North-South and Oshimili North-South.
In January 2020, he undertook a symbolic expedition to Antarctica to flag off a Malaria Eradication Project.
That made him the first black African to visit the South Pole Antarctica.
Early Life and Education
Prince Chinedu Munir Nwoko popularly known as Ned Nwoko, was born on December 21, 1960.
He also attended King’s College London, where he received an LLM in maritime and commercial law.
Ned Nwoko was subsequently called to the English bar, at Lincoln’s Inn.
Ned Nwoko Career
Ned Nwoko began his legal career as a prosecutor for the crown and qualified as a solicitor of the supreme court of England and Wales.
He worked at Kumars Solicitors and Pascaldiers & Co Solicitors before establishing Ned Nwoko & Co Solicitors in London.
Nwoko was secretary general, Nigerian legal practitioners UK and was visiting adviser, citizens’ advice bureau, based in London.
He received an Honorary Doctorate degree in Letters (D.Litt.) by Commonwealth University College, Belize and honorary doctorate degree in science by the Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun FUPRE, Delta state.
Nwoko returned to Nigeria in December 1998 to contribute to the enthronement of a viable democratic institution in the country following the military disengagement from power, after long years of military dictatorship.
Nwoko made a remarkable entry[weasel words] into Nigeria’s political scene when he was elected member of the House of Representatives between 1999 and 2003.
He represented Anioca / Oshimili federal constituency, making an impressive showing[weasel words] in the legislative house.
Ned Nwoko was part of those instrumental to the initiation of the London and Paris Club Loans into Nigeria.
He authored the reports that led to Nigeria government’s discontinuation of monthly deductions from states’ allocations and commencement of refunds to States.
Through his Law firm, Ned Nwoko Solicitors and his Company, he investigated the multinational creditors and discovered discrepancies in loan repayments, and this resulted in the refund of the first tranches of loan during Obasanjo administration.
He also charged the Federal government to court on behalf of 774 Local governments for the refund of illegal deductions and obtained judgment of $3.2billion for the local governments.
The Federal government of Nigeria has refunded all the monies in line with the court judgment of 2013.
Nwoko also served on the Vision 2010 Committee and is a member of the capital market.
He served as Chairman of the External Committee of Vision 2010. Nwoko is also the Chairman of Project Tourism Nigeria.
Ned Nwoko married Nigerian Nollywood actress Regina Daniels in 2019.
On May 31, 2020, Ned announced that he was expecting a baby boy with his current wife.
Ned Nwoko Net Worth
Ned Nwoko is a popular Nigerian lawyer, politician and philanthropist. He has an estimated net worth of $1.2 millions.