Mr Ken Nnamani
Former Senate President (2005-2007)
Date of Birth: 02/11/1948
Place of Birth: Enugu
Education: MBA, University of Ohio, United States.
Career: Marketing Executive, Du Pont De Nemours International; Marketing Executive, Nova Chemicals International; Consultant, Maredec Limited; Senator, Enugu East, 2003-05; President, Senate, 2005-07; launched the Ken Nnamani Centre for Leadership and Development, May 2008.
Commentary: Ken Nnamani succeeded Adolphus Wabara as Senate President after Wabara was accused of corruption. Nnamani's appointment came as a surprise as he was relatively new to the Senate and not well known in political circles.
Nnamani has a difficult relationship with Olusegun Obasanjo. In 2006, he announced the Senate's decision to throw out an amendment to Nigeria's constitution that would have allowed Obasanjo to run for a third term.
Vol 51 N0 19
On the dais, IBB sat between Odili and former Senate President Ken Nnamani...
Vol 51 N0 11
* The aims of the Reform Forum, led by Ken Nnamani and Aminu Bello Masari, are sound and admirable...
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Such a move would require a change in the constitution; legislators are saying they would consider a delay, notwithstanding the four years the current administration has had to prepare for elections, but only if Obasanjo stands down as scheduled on 29 May, in favour of a caretaker team headed by Senate President Ken Nnamani...
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If he is forced out, those tipped to replace him include Azuta Mbata, Godwin Ararume, Ama Iwagwu and Ken Nnamani...