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Name

SEN. CHRIS N. D ANYANWU

Senator, 7th National Assembly (2011-2015)

State

Imo,Imo East (Senatorial District)

Party

All Progressives Grand Alliance
 
 
Electorate Map Imo State
   
       

Personal Details

 

 

 

Date of Birth

1951-10-28

Marital Status

Married
   
   

Parliamentary Details

 

 

 

Date of Assumption

2011-05-29

Seat up Date

2015-05-29

Committee Membership

Navy (Chairman)
Women Affairs

Previous Elected Office

Senator, 6th Nigeria National Assembly (2007-2011)

Legislative Experience

Senator, Nigeria National Assembly, 2007 to date

Legislative Interests

To contribute to the generation of good legislation that would directly impact on the quality of life of the Nigerian: empowerment of and employment generation, social security, security of life and property, environmental regeneration, women's empowerment and full inclusion and finally reinforcement of basic freedoms and human rights of the individual including the freedom of expression.

Target Achievements

A few bills to bring about visible change in the life of the ordinary Nigerian for the better; to lend my voice and ideas to the effort at transforming our country; to achieve a proper and clear articulation of the issues of concern to my constituency and to build up our goodwill and respect for my people at the centre.
 

Professional Details

 

 

Education

MSc Mass Communication Florida State University, USA, 1978
BSc Journalism, University of Missouri, USA, 1973 - 1977

Occupation

Broadcast Entrepreneur

Previous Appointments

Commissioner for Information, Youth, Sports, Culture and Social Welfare, Imo State (1987-89); Managing Director, Zest News Limited; Publisher 'The Sunday Magazine-TSM-TV and Hot 98.3 FM; CEO Spectrum Broadcasting Nig. Limited; Television Correspondent

Awards & Honours

World Press Freedom Award- Paris 1998; Courage in Media Award -by International Women Media Foundation Washington 1997; International Media Award by Washington Press Club -1998; Press Freedom Award by Committee to Protect Journalists, New York-1997; Member of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (MFR) by the Federal Government of Nigeria 2004; African Media Award-2003; and many more...
 

Contact Details

 

 

 

Email

nigerkris@hotmail.com

Website

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