Samuel Ikechukwu Asadu
Samuel Ikechukwu Asadu (Ogadagidi), the Igwe Elect of Ubogidi/Ozalla proposed autonomous community was born at Ozalla Edem-Ani, Nsukka Local Government Area, Enugu State in the year 1996 to the family of Sir Samuel and Lady Fidelia Asadu of Ozalla Edem-Ani. He had his Primary School Education at Central School Edem-Ani, after which he proceeded to Boy’s High School Okpo Enugu Ezike as the first student to be admitted into the school in 1978. He finished his SSCE in 1983 and passed with an excellent result. Following his passion for humanitarian services, he applied for Nursing Sciences at School of Nursing, Iyienu Hospital Ogidi in the present day Anambra State. Young Samuel distinguished himself by passing out as the best Graduating Student of his set in 1988. He also attended School of Psychiatric Hospital Enugu from 1989 to 1990. He worked at the Ministry of Health Enugu for ten (10) years before travelling to the United State of America in 1997 for greener pasture. While in the United State of America, Samuel Asadu did not relent on his quest and love for excellence in his chosen career. He applied and gained admission into the prestigious Grand Canyon University Arizona, United State of America and obtained BSN in Nursing. Samuel Asadu has several companies to his credit both home and abroad. Some of his companies include: Promptime Home Healthcare services, NNSP Holdings, Lakeview Primary Homecare etc. all in the United State of America. Back home, he is the owner of Nichole Place Hotel Ltd Enugu, Nichole Place Hotel at, University of Nigeria Nsukka, Ezenwanyi Farms Ltd, Dallas Table Water among others. He is a member of peoples club of Nigeria ( USA) Branch. Samuel Asadu is a philanthropist per excellence who never forgets his root. He believes so much in Aku-Rue Ulo. Some of his notable projects both for his community and the state in general includes but not limited to: He has helped not less than 15 persons from his community and outside to travel to the United State of America and obtained green card. In which some of them are now American citizens, Building and equipping an Ultra-Modern free 20 Bedded hospital for his community that was commissioned by His Excellency, Rt. Hon Dr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi the Executive Governor of Enugu State on the 27th December, 2019. He handed over the hospital to the board of Directors who managed and supervises all the activities of the hospital. He made sure that all services like card, Surgery, diagnosis, laboratory services etc are free of charge. The hospital is open to all irrespective of where you are coming from. He continues to pay the salaries of staff worth over N800,000 monthly and continues to equip the pharmacy section with foreign drugs for the past one year. Samuel Asadu is blessed with four (4) wonderful brothers and a sister. He is also happily married to Mrs. Happiness Eberechukwu Asadu (Lolo Akudo) and the marriage is blessed with four (4) wonderful children.