Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress and erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has felicitated with former Rivers Lawmaker, ex Admin. Secretary of the President Mohammadu Buhari Campaign Office and Executive Director, Marine and Operations, Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Rt. Hon. Onari Brown.
In a statement made available to media houses, the party chieftain said Onari’s stunning credentials and impressive antecedents speak of his unwavering commitment towards the development of society for the good of all of humanity.
Describing him as a man with a heart deeply rooted in compassion and love for humanity, Chief Eze said Onari, a consummate administrator remains an icon, an enigma, a study in resoluteness, benevolence, audacity, resourcefulness and above all, a composite gentleman with the fear of God.
The party Chief said his creativity in leadership and commitment to public service has earned him a place in public esteem and has positioned himself as an emerging force in public administration. Given his soaring profile, Onari is one man whose pride of place in the politics of Rivers State is unarguable
Asserting his thought on Rt. Hon. Onari Brown, the exceptional leader of our time, Rt. Hon. Dr. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi stated, [in his birthday message to this great leader stated and I quote, “It is NY prayer that from this day, the hand of the Almighty shall guard abs guide you in a new dimension, and build you into the image of His thoughts towards you.”
In describing Onari, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, one of the outstanding Pillars of the APC in Nigeria said “Onari is a quintessential gentleman who rose through the ranks to become a reference for God’s amazing grace and mercy has continued to live a life of purpose and impact, even as he is deeply committed to the business of touching lives.”
While to another APC Leader and Chairman, NIMASA Board, Rt. Hon. Asita Honourable said this, “It brings me great joy to celebrate you today. I pray the Almighty God to bless you and wraps His mighty hands of protection around you on this special day and always “
Eze postulated further that one thing that differentiates and distinguish Hon. Brown amongst other leaders of his class is that he wears humility and loyalty as a cloth and today pride himself as one of the finest disciples of the political family of Rt. Hon. Dr. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi and one of the emerging powers in the politics of Rivers State
Chief Eze said after Onari served as the Director of Administration; (APC) 2019 Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) and even when he could not be given any platform or recognition considering his inputs in the formation and stability of APC, he kept his cool and continued to work assiduously for the progress and good of a party on which ideology he believes until four years after when he was appointed as the Executive Director in Nigeria Ports Authority.
He said Onari’s qualities are true definitions of loyalty and the kind of patient a leader must posses. Unlike most of his colleagues who decided to jump ship immediately they were not considered for an appointment.
BACKGROUND AND EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS OF RT. HON. ONARI BROWN:
Eze highlighted and postulated that
Hon. Onari Brown was born on 13th February 1966, in Obonoma, Akuku-Toru Local Government Area, Rivers State and attended Government Secondary School, Ke, Degema Local Government Area, Rivers State where he obtained his West African SQUALIFICATIONS OF chool Certificate (WASC) in 1983.
He also attended Rivers State University of Science and Technology Port Harcourt from where he got his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Management in 1990.
From the same Rivers State University of Science and Technology Port Harcourt, he had his Master of Business Administration (MBA) Management in 2009 and proceeded to obtain Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy (MALD) in 2013.
He is a Fellow, Chartered Institute of Public Diplomacy and Management.
Accordingly, Onari Brown has a summary of twenty three (23) years of Post Qualification working experience in the Banking, Energy Servicing and Politics/Public Service Sectors. He worked with Oceanic Bank International (Nigeria) Limited various branches across the country in Treasury, Marketing and Operations from 1993 to 2000. He worked with Mipet Services Limited Port Harcourt, as the Head, Personnel/Administration from 2000 to 2004.
He was also a Supervisor, Finance, Budget, Economic Planning, Education and Special Duties in Akuku-Toru Local Government Council, Abonnema 2004 to 2006.
HIS POLITICAL JOURNEY:
On the Political arena, Onari Brown was a Member Representing Akuku-Toru Constituency 1, in the Rivers State House of Assembly from 2007 to 2015. He served as Chairman and or Member of various Committees, some of which were on, Commission and Agencies, Commerce and Industries, Information and Training, Agriculture and Urban Development.
As a Member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) he served on various Committees, key among them were: the All Progressives Congress (APC) 2019 Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) where he was the Director of Administration; All Progressives Congress (APC) State Congress Committee, Edo State; where he was the Chairman and All Progressives Congress (APC) Membership Registration Committee, Edo State; where he was the Secretary.
HOBBIES AND INSPIRATION;
His Hobbies include Reading, Sports, Nature watching and International Affairs while his inspiration is Amazing Grace.
Congratulating him on his birthday, Eze expressed thanks to President Buhari and his son, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, for duly recognising the great qualities of this unassuming leader whose love for Progressives members is infectious.
Eze wished him the best in all future endeavours and prayed God to continue to give him the requisite foresight needed to make indelible footprints on the sands of time in his service to fatherland.
“Happy birthday my brother, friend and leader and may our great God not only bless your new age but grant you more fruitful years for better services to humanity”, Eze said.