There is every need to celebrate the potentialities of Igbo Sons and Daughters that have created ICONIC folder in the sands of time.
Hence, Obindigbo.com.ng bring to you top 10 Igbo Men and Women that have made the Igbos proud of their tribe and have really done a great job in putting the race on the map.
Chinua Achebe is a Nigerian novelist and author of Things Fall Apart, a work that in part led to his being called the “patriarch of the African novel.”
Born in Nigeria in 1930, Chinua Achebe attended the University of Ibadan. In 1958, his groundbreaking novel Things Fall Apart was published. It went on to sell more than 12 million copies and been translated into more than 50 languages. Achebe later served as the David and Marianna Fisher University professor and professor of Africana Studies at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He died on March 21, 2013, at age 82, in Boston, Massachusetts.
Regarded as an iconoclassic personality died on March 21, 2013 (aged 82).
Charles Chinedu Okeahalam
Charles Chinedu Okeahalam (born 31 March 1963) is a Nigerian economist and businessman. Born in London, England, he holds dual Nigerian and British citizenship. Prior to co–founding the investment firm AGH Capital Group in 2002, he was a professor of banking and finance at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.