Uche Nwosu is a Nigerian politician who has held various prominent positions in the government of Imo State. He was born on August 8, 1975, in Umunwokwe, Eziama-Obaire, located in the Nkwerre Local Government Area of Imo State. His parents are the late Rev. Daniel Nwaobi and Mrs Jemaimah Nwaou.
Uche Nwosu Profile
Ugwumba Uche Nwosu
Date of Birth
8 August 1975
State of Origin
Uche Nwosu attended Imo State University, Owerri, where he pursued a degree in Urban and Regional Planning. In 1995, he gained admission to the university and successfully completed his studies, graduating with a B.Sc. degree with second-class honors.
Uche Nwosu’s political career began in 2011 when he assumed the role of Deputy Chief of Staff to the Imo State Government. He held this position until 2013, after which he was appointed as the Commissioner for Lands.
Uche Nwosu served in this capacity until 2015 when he was further promoted to the position of Chief of Staff to the Imo State Government. He held this influential position until 2019. In 2019, Nwosu contested for the gubernatorial seat of Imo State under the political platform of the Action Alliance Party (AA). However, he was unsuccessful in his bid, losing to Chukwuemeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who emerged as the Governor-elect.
Uche Nwosu has been involved in a number of controversies throughout his political career. One notable controversy arose during the 2019 gubernatorial election in Imo State. Nwosu contested for the position under the political platform of the Action Alliance Party (AA), but he ultimately lost to Chukwuemeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The election results were disputed, leading to a contentious legal battle. According to reports from Owerri, Mr Nwosu personally revealed to journalists that he was detained on the grounds of a petition accusing him of “supporting acts of insecurity” in Imo State. The arrest took place while he was attending a church service in Imo. Senator Rochas Okorocha, who represents Imo West, expressed his disapproval of the arrest.
Uche Nwosu Social Media Handles
Uche Nwosu can be found on Instagram @honuchenwosu and Facebook @Uche Nwosu and Uche Nwosu Online.
Uche Nwosu is married to Uloma, the first daughter of his mentor and former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha. The couple tied the knot in January 2013 and has since been blessed with three sons. Nwosu’s personal life and family have played a significant role in his political journey.
Uche Nwosu Net Worth
Uche Nwosu is estimated to be worth approximately $3 million.