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SEN.ANYANWU CHRIS N. D

Senator, 7th National Assembly (2011-2015)



Date of Birth: 1951-10-28
Marital Status: Married
Political Party: All Progressives Grand Alliance
State: Imo
Senatorial District: Imo East
Date of Assumption: 2011-05-29
Seat Up Date: 2015-05-29
nigerkris@hotmail.com    
Education:  
  MSc Mass Communication Florida State University, USA, 1978
BSc Journalism, University of Missouri, USA, 1973 - 1977
   
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...
   
Occupation: Broadcast Entrepreneur
   
Previous Elected Office: Senator, 6th Nigeria National Assembly (2007-2011)
   
Legistlative Experience: Senator, Nigeria National Assembly, 2007 to date
Electorate Map Imo State    
  Committee(s) Membership: Navy (Chairman)
Women Affairs
     
  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
     
  Legistlative Interest(s) 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 Achievement(s) 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.
     
 

 

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