ABRIDGED PROFILE OF THE CHAIRMAN/FOUNDER OF AKA JI IKUKUOMA FOUNDATION
Exceptionally created to better the lots of mankind, High Chief Dr. Summers VC Nwokie was born into the humble Family Of Late Mr. Enyeribe Nwokie And Mrs. Scholar Adaku Nwokie Of Umukerie Umualaukwu, Umuochaku Ezeagbogu Ancient Kingdom, Ezinihitte Mbaise LGA of Imo State.
His academic pursuit kick-started from Community Primary School, Ezeagbogu, where he excellently got his First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC). Thereafter, he proceeded to Ezeagbogu Secondary School and as a bright student, he sat for the West African School Certificate where he distinguished himself and came out in flying colours.
This great Industrialist of uncommon civility, humble mien and humane by all standards, had his apprenticeship in a local shoe production outfit in Aba, where he later got his due settlement from his master and as a progressive young chap, began his own shoe production and trading outfit.
In his dire yearning for survival, he sojourned abroad in the year 2005 and as a highly intelligent and versatile young man who has an insatiable quest for knowledge, he enrolled into the Eastern University, based in the Philippines and subsequently graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Management.
He went further to study at the prestigious University of Sedona, Arizona, USA, where he was awarded a Doctorate degree in Philosophy, Metaphysics and Theocentric Psychology.
As a very successful Industrialist known for his premium in professional excellence, with innate capacity for work and vitality to organize and coordinate, he has, over the years, built a conglomerate of successful business organisations ;
Eastern Clothing Company, with factories in the Philipines, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, and Bangladesh. The outfits specialize in fabric (Jeans) production.
NWOKIEMED & PHARMACEUTICALS, based in Philippines, Bangladesh and Laos.
Bothered by the low quality movies being churned out by Nollywood and a burning desire for the betterment of the Nigerian movie industry, he established NWOKIE MEDIA Nig. Ltd with the latest technology in movie production, which recently added to it’s stable, a world class film academy.
He is also the Chairman/CEO of JUPITERMONEY, New York, USA.
Poised with the vision for total emancipation and liberation of his people from the shackles of poverty, enhancement and empowerment of mankind, community development, prisons as well as girl child advocacy, women / youth empowerment including the development of the youths through sports in line with the United Nations Agenda, he founded AKA JI IKUKUOMA FOUNDATION which its cardinal mission is to NURTURE DESTINIES to GREATNESS.
Dr. Summers is a sports lover, with keen interest in grassroot sports.
His philanthropic gestures speak volumes.
A dynamic initiator innovational cum developmental ideas, an achiever par excellence, a superior leader, a different specie of a politician, and a great psychologist.
This great man of our time and an enigma of hope for the hopeless, has been christened by his people as ‘Ihe Mbaise’ ( The Light of Mbaise People), n recognition of his numerous contributions in the areas of human capacity building and community development.
He has been conferred with several Chieftaincy titles such as ; Aka Ji IKUKU 1, Agbara Ka Ibeya 1, Aka Ekpuchi Onwa 1, Onapuru Dike ihe okpu n’Onu 1, etc.
He has also been crowned and recognized as Grand Patron and Patron of several organizations such as Olu Owerri Socio Cultural Organization, Igbo National Stakeholders, Umu Mbaise Home and Abroad and was lately inducted into the Rotary Club as an honorary member, just to mention but a few.
Dr Nwokie is also a recipient of several philanthropic awards from notable organizations, with the latest coming from the Red Cross Society, a charity organization that has been an immense beneficiary of his unwavering philanthropy.
Ave Lux Sanctissima!!!