Life and times of late Chief Ogbuefi John Eze Nnadozie (

Life and times of late Chief Ogbuefi John Eze Nnadozie


By dint of diligence and doggedness, he flourished in his chosen vocation/career choice until the crises of 1966/67 that brought all Igbos in the Northern region back home. With this development,Late Chief John Eze Nnadozie altruistically joined the Biafran militia in the 1967 and later advanced into the First Eastern Command of Biafran Army, where he served for two and half years and later joined the Biafran Gorilla War Crew (known as BUFF) under Major Mba from OrbaNsukka as a Strike Commander in then Nsukka group of Province Axis in Adani Headquarters to end the war in 1970.

He worked briefly with Tellewoodrow Construction Company between 19701972.

He later established the popular Airport Hotel in Adani as well as Rice Parboiling Business with his beloved late wife.While in retirement fromany form of work, he enjoyed the fruit of his hardwork and pocket money from his lovely children. Until his death, he was a friendly and everjoyous man.

Born into the family of LateOgbuefi Augustine Ayogwu Nnadozie Dieke and Nonoanyi VeronicaOyima Nnadozie Dieke (Nee Okoro) of Amokwe village, Adani,UzoUwani Local Government Area (LGA) of Enugu State on March 1, 1945.John Nnadozie was the first child of his parents three male and two female siblings. He had his primary school education at Central School, Nkpologu, where he was residing with his aunt, Mother NeneAda Onoja, the first wife of Chief Aniebonam of Awusi village, Nkpologu.

Being very desirous of making a living through hardworking and commitment, he left Eastern region to Northern region, Kaduna precisely to join his late parents where his father was serving in Nigerian Army.While there, he learnt automobile mechanic under the supervision of late Mr.


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