Newly appointed Nigeria's ambassador to Brazil, Dr Chris Nonyelum Okeke had on 23rd October 2017 presented his letter of credence to President Michel Temer. Dr Chris Okeke is the ambassador designate from Anambra State.He is Founding Partner at Ajumogobia & Okeke. In this position, he is responsible for General Corporate Commercial, Oil & Gas law and the Project Financing and Privatization Group, as well as Banking and Finance matters at Ajumogobia & Okeke.
Dr. Okeke served as Honorary Legal Adviser to the British High Commissioner in Nigeria since 1988.
He serves as Non-Executive Director of Nigerian Starch Mills Limited and Asset & Resource Management Holding Company (ARM) Limited amongst other public and private companies. He served as a Director of Cadbury Nigeria Plc. since July 19, 2003. Dr. Okeke is a Board Member of Fate Foundation, the Nigerian Bar Association (since 1980), the International Bar Association, American Bar Association and the American Society of International Law.
A very sound and astute choice for the ambassador position, we look forward to his leveraging on his expertise to bring in more strategic partnership with his host country. More pictures below