… Says he’s a legend; stands for excellence, diligence, and humility
… ask Federal Government to name The University of Transport in his honour
Awka- As it appears a season of birthdays for most of the selected Achievers from Anambra State, the team has once again joined thousands of well wishers in celebrating the 64th birthday anniversary of one of the greatest Igbo business leaders, an icon, legend , transport czar and time tested philanthropist on the occasion of his birthday.
In a goodwill message to Dr. Anyaegbu, the group described him as one of the pillars of modern Nigeria, considering his impact in the transport sector of our economy and even other sectors.
According to the group, his ingenuity in business is not in doubt ,taking into consideration how he started from the scratch, a conglomerate known today as Chisco group with just one hundred and twenty naira in 1981, which has metamorphosed into an organization with over 3000 workers and about
250 offices across States in the country
The group lauded The Chisco boss for his philanthropic gestures, which has seen him contribute immensely in lifting many out of poverty
According to the group ,it was in line with his quest to change the world around him that Dr Anyaegbu singlehandedly donated a N78 million edifice at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka for Transport Studies. This, he has done to improve the quality of manpower in the logistics business in Nigeria and create massive jobs for Nigerian youths.
Speaking further, the group called on the federal Government to name a university of Transport or a federal highway in his honour as a way to appreciate such good legacies and encourage more of it in other sectors. This will not only boost our economy but will also create massive employment opportunities for the teeming Nigerian youths.
Still on his impact, the group stated that Dr. Anyaegbu since past 7 years at Amichi,his community, has continued with one of the best medical outreaches in Anambra State,to ensure that his people have access to affordable healthcare.
Chief (Dr.) Chidi Anyaegbu is the chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Chisco Group. He is from Amichi, in Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State. Dr Anyaegbu attended St. Andrew’s Primary School Amichi and would later enroll in the evening Class Program of the University of Lagos, Faculty of Law.
In the course of his business, he has also attended several short Management and Entrepreneurial courses in France, USA, Brazil, Germany, and United Kingdom. He was conferred with a Doctorate Degree in Business Administration (Honoris Causa) by Penn State University, USA in 1996. He is a Fellow, Chattered Institute of Logistics and Transport (International) London and possesses the Business Certificate Award by University of Houston USA. Chief Anyaegbu is a Fellow, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Nigeria, and was conferred an honorary Senior Fellowship by the Institute of Internal Auditors of Nigeria. He was awarded the Distinguished Leadership Award by the Police Community Relations Committee, zone 7 of the Nigerian Police. He is one of the pillars of development in Anambra state.