Tuesday, 3 July 2018

90th birthday of Theophilus Enwezor Nzegwu

(Born 3 July 1928, Onicha, Biafra)
DISTINGUISHED electrical engineer, academic and air force pilotokee nwoke mmadu – electrical engineer: plays key role in expanded electrification programme in Igwe Ocha in Biafra’s Oshimili Delta and elsewhere in Biafra, and Nigeria, in the early 1950s on return from the United States where he had studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; 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 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
(John Coltrane Quartet, “Acknowledgement” {part-I of A Love Supreme suite} [personnel: Coltrane, tenor saxophone; McCoy Tyner, piano; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Elvin Jones,  drums; recorded: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, US, 9 December 1964])
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