Friday, 3 July 2015

87th birthday of Theophilus Enwezor Nzegwu

(Born 3 July 1928, Onicha, Igboland)
First class electrical engineer MIT-trained scientist and pilot, plays key role in expanded electrification programme in Igwe Ocha/Port Harcourt and elsewhere in Nigeria in the early 1950s, academic – particularly meritorious career at both Kumasi College of Technology School of Engineering (now Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology), Ghana (1955-1958) and RAF Halton School of Technical Training, England, where he is also flying instructor (1959-1964), air force pilot, Royal Air Force (commissioned flying officer, July 1959; becomes flight lieutenant, 1962), pioneer air force pilot major and commander, Nigeria air force, September 1964
Louis Armstrong here sings Bob Thiele and George David Weiss’ composition, “What a wonderful world”


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